Published at Monday, October 30th 2017. by Nynette Meunier in Kitchen Ideas.
Thick Slab Kitchen Countertops
The latest trend in contemporary kitchens is the thick slab countertop effect. While most countertops are normally 2” thick choosing a 3 – 5” thick countertop creates an anchored stately look. Remember to adjust cabinet heights accordingly to make up for the height increase from the thicker countertops.
Your kitchen cabinets are the first part of your kitchen that people focus on when they enter. Whether that is good or bad depends on happy you are with your current kitchen cabinets. If you are trying to choose another type of cabinet style there are plenty of choices to choose from. Although you will need to make a few key decisions first – cabinet material color door style and decorative accessories are all important. Read on to find out how to choose a dynamic kitchen cabinet style.
Neutral Hues Whites beiges and light earth tones work great in most kitchens and with almost any wall color or wallpaper making them the top choice for those looking to repaint their kitchen cabinets.
Ceramic Tile Given the numerous shapes sizes and colors available ceramic tile is probably the most versatile option (it’s also proven to be timeless). There’s plenty of room to play with patterns while still maintaining clean lines: stack tiles in columns stagger them or lay them at an angle. Most tile requires minimal maintenance just be sure to seal the grout so it doesn’t get stained or absorb water.
Contrasting Color Kitchen Countertops For a bold effect select a countertop in a lively color. While some of the top choices include yellows oranges and lime green the choice of white or black countertops can be as bold a color choice as yellow depending on the kitchen.