Published at Tuesday, 22 August 2017 by Rainier Roux in Countertops, with total 30 photos.
New countertops can be installed by measuring the surface area and creating a template made from poster board that has been cut and taped together. Use the template for do-it-yourself installations or to take to a professional who will cut and install countertops for you.
Other countertop surfaces worth considering include industrial concrete, ceramic tile and wood butcher block. Not only can damaged tiles be easily replaced, but large-scale tile can give a small space the impression of expansiveness. Butcher block is a style that's equally at home in traditional homes as it is in a modern home paired with a mix of textures. However, you'll need to pull out the coasters and cutting boards if you're wary of lived-in nicks and stains.
Stainless steel is available in a number of finishes and textures, including a brushed finish or reverse hammered surface, which appears to be decorated with raised dots. On the other hand, concrete allows for the incorporation of various colors, textures and even patterned imprints, like floral designs. Concrete countertops can also be embedded with stones, seashells and other items that interest you.