Kitchen Smart: Countertopsby Martin Stewart
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The Kitchen Smart books are among the most up-to-date and well-researched series available that deal with kitchen remodeling and design issues. With more than a quarter of a typical kitchen budget devoted to countertops, this is a critical design component. This book is incredibly thorough, exploring every topic of importance, from different countertop materials to various edge and inlay styles to finish possibilities to the trade-offs between natural and man-made options. Additionally, a great deal of practical advice is offered regarding ways to minimize the risk of stain damage, to save costs, and to deal effectively with service professionals.
Squared or beveled? Natural or engineered stone? Single-level of bi-level? Integral or undermounted sinks? Cement-based or epoxy-based terrazzo? Replace or refinish? Face grain or end grain? When it comes to kitchen counters, there are many important choices that have to be navigated. So get the best possible guide for the job - with thousands of dollars and the look and feel of the most important room in your home on the line, you deserve no less.
Meet the Author
Martin Stewart is a household name when it comes to healthy living, with particular expertise relating to all the elements and activities taking place in and around the kitchen.
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This is a terrific book and a great value. It provided everything I was looking for in terms of information on kitchen cabinets. Save yourself a lot of time and money - read this guide!
I haven't read the book yet but i hope it is good