Published at Sunday, December 02nd 2018, 01:24:34 AM by Angelika Rchter. Backsplashes. Concrete can crack: that’s a risk that comes along with concrete countertops, most commonly when poured in place rather than pre-cast. To prevent it, you may add fiber reinforcement, rebar, and/or wire mesh but if they still appear, they can be repaired. Concrete backsplashes require maintenance. Reseal your backsplash every one to three years, avoid abrasive cleaners and scrubbers that can damage sealer. Consider all these pros and cons and decide if concrete is worth it or not.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 03:48:23 AM. Backsplashes By Johannah Mayer. There are a lot of ideas for textures, shades and looks, and such backsplashes are ideal for contemporary and minimalist spaces but you may actually go for rustic and glam kitchens, too, and add a sleek wooden backsplash for a contrast. Add additional lights into the cabinets and go for a matching countertop or make it different for a more contrasting look. If you care much about functionality, cover the whole backsplash or its part with a glass screen.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 03:44:24 AM. Kitchen By Hanz Krause. Styles are being updated and new ones are created but the materials used remain the same. We rarely get to introduce new materials. In most cases we just find new ways of using them. Creativity is very important in this case. You get to use the same basic elements but you also get to be ingenious and to come up with new ways of using them.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 03:32:01 AM. Kitchen By Hanz Krause. Stone is such a wonderful decorating medium. All the colors and textures that the variations provide make it easy to choose one for your space. Cover the boring bits of your existing kitchen island in your favorite shade for a really cabin like look. You might think that your tiny farmhouse kitchen is just not big enough for an island, but you’re probably wrong. With some wood, stain and a free Saturday, you can build a custom rustic island for your kitchen that will double your work space.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 03:24:30 AM. Kitchen By Hanz Krause. U-shape is often used for small spaces because it’s very functional, perhaps the most functional kitchen layout ever, and it can accommodate a lot of things and you’ll have everything at hand. But even if your kitchen is big, you can use this shape, too, and it will be handy. A u shaped kitchen is a great idea for trendy open layouts because it naturally divides the space with its parts.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 03:14:14 AM. Flooring By Rosamaria Ferraro. The cons is carpets are much more difficult to clean than tiles or concrete and they get greasy, worn and torn because of the heavy traffic. This can give your kitchen a less clean and fresh look.So, in conclusion, I feel compelled to tell you I reached a compromise and purchased a small rug for the area near the kitchen table, but I really want to see your opinion on this topic.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 03:09:59 AM. Flooring By Rosamaria Ferraro. One of the best things about wooden floors is that they can be refinished several times to regain their beauty. Hardwood floors gain a beautiful patina over time and it’s great to witness this gradual change and to see how it impacts the space and its decor. You can plan for the changes in advance by creating a timeless design and by using specially-selected materials and finishes.
Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 02:41:14 AM. Backsplashes By Germain Durand. Metallic décor got super popular several years ago, and silver and brass popped up in different spaces. But now a metallic shade that is the most popular one is copper because it makes you space look more refined, glam and chic, and this color isn’t hacky. If you want to follow the trend and give your home a trendy copper shine, there’s a great and durable idea for your kitchen. Copper backsplashes can easily fit most of cabinetry colors: white, emerald, black, navy, brown and so on.