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Granite Over Existing Countertop

Today a reader asked: Diva, I’ve seen a lot of products that you can use to paint over existing formica countertops to make them look like granite, and I’ve also seen the granite overlays that cover up the countertop. Which one is better? I want to “re-do” my kitchen without spending a ton of money…. Read more »

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How To Choose Granite Colors With Existing Appliances

Choosing granite colors can be one of the hardest decisions in any kitchen remodel. This is especially true when you have existing elements that need to be considered in the choice. And how to choose granite colors with existing appliances is one question I get asked often. So here is a summary of what I… Read more »

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RangeCraft Range Hoods

Today NJ Gwen writes: I want a spectacular range hood. I spent a lot of money on my kitchen remodel and I don’t want something that will just blend in. I’d also like something custom-made or made in the USA. My kitchen is very traditional and I don’t want anything with contemporary lines also, I… Read more »

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PRO 48 By Sub-Zero

Today Marilyn writes: Dear Diva, I finally get to design my dream kitchen! And I’ve got a really good idea what I want for most things, but have not decided on a fridge yet. If money was no object, what fridge would you put in your dream kitchen? Marilyn, if money was no object and I… Read more »

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Granite As A Backsplash

Today Mary writes: Dear Diva, I’m going to use Baltic Brown granite in a small kitchenette studio apartment. The backsplash will be 7 foot long by 2 foot . On the 2 foot wall will be a white refrigerator (All cabinets and appliances are white). I really like the new glass tiles and would like… Read more »

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IceStone Countertops

Today Nikki writes: I just moved to the east coast and I’m looking for a countertop that looks like granite, but isn’t granite. Something that is a bit more environmentally conscious. Is there anything manufactured around here, that doesn’t have to be shipped halfway around the world? Good news Nikki, there is a slab countertop manufacturer in your… Read more »

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Kitchen Countertop Options

Today Diana writes: I have oak cabinets that are stained a dark blue,…sort of a “country blue”,…I am putting copper tin blacksplash that will go from the countertop up the wall under the cabinet,…flooring is going to be hardwood,…and then granite countertop,……what color of granite and floor,…I thought of a light floor as the cabinets… Read more »

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Kohler Stages Kitchen Sink

Today Velda writes: Diva, I just need a second opinion. What do you think about the 45″ Kohler Stages kitchen sink? I like to cook, but I’m not a professional chef. At the 45″, size do you think I’m going overboard? Hi Velda. So what do I think about the Kohler Stages kitchen sink? Would… Read more »