4 Glass Countertop Ideas For Your Next Kitchen or Bathroom Remodel

Glass kitchen countertops may not be the most traditional styles around, but they have certainly taken off in the home remodeling industry. If you are looking for something to bring a touch of class and uniqueness to your kitchen, why not go for full elegance and invest in a glass piece to last you a lifetime? There are many benefits to glass countertops, and homeowners throughout the generations have been drawn to their pristine beauty and precise cuts. There are many different types of glass countertops available to choose from. Here are a few of our favorites; these popular [...]

Superb Faux Marble Countertops for Your Remodeling Project

If you want to give your house or apartment a beautiful makeover, you should consider replacing the countertops with faux marble countertops.  Granite that looks like marble, as well as quartz countertops that look like Carrara marble, are viable options for your countertops. These durable materials are affordable and easy to clean. More and more people are investing in faux marble options to add beauty and character to their kitchens. It’s a great way to imitate the natural and pristine look of marble without having to spend money on real quarried stone. Countertops are a necessity in all [...]

What Are Large Porcelain Slabs?

Large porcelain slabs, popularized in Europe, are a new concept that has really hit the ground running. People are falling in love with the idea of using large porcelain slabs for a variety of different construction and remodeling projects, including flooring, walls, countertops, and much more. Imagine trying to construct an entire wall out of a natural stone or marble slab. It would be nearly impossible, considering costs, density, and the amount of labor involved! That’s where large format porcelain slabs come in handy. And thankfully, it isn’t too difficult to get your hands on porcelain tile slabs. [...]

Quartz vs. Quartzite Countertops PLUS Quartzite Pros & Cons

Those who love natural stone are often hard-pressed to choose between two of the most popular materials available: quartz vs. quartzite. Choosing the right material for your new kitchen countertops can be one of the most important decisions to make when it comes to design and quality. Whether or not you are going to be using your kitchen countertops every day, you’ll definitely want something spectacular and beautiful in what is arguably the most important room in the home. They both hail from the same name. But, what’s the difference between quartz and quartzite? Odds are you’ve seen [...]

35 Fresh White Kitchen Cabinets Ideas to Brighten Your Space

There’s no arguing that white kitchens have stood the test of time. Always a statement of fashion and elegance, white kitchens can really add to the value of a home. And when it comes to remodeling a white kitchen, white is never a boring affair.  It will be obvious when you take in all these white kitchen cabinets ideas. There are countless ways to design white kitchen cabinets using a variety of styles, materials, and alternating color pieces. This roundup of the most popular types of white kitchen cabinetry can help you compare the designs and decide for [...]

Unique Reclaimed & Live Edge Wood Countertops

Reclaimed or live edge wood countertops can bring organic beauty and practicality to various areas of the kitchen.  Clients are always enthusiastic about concepts that depart from the norm--they love the remarkable, the exceptional, the extraordinary. They want design elements that proclaim their unique individualism. Reclaimed wood countertops or live edge wood countertops can do just that. Erin Sander Design  Natural Wood Natural wood countertops provide a rustic charm and comfort to the home. A wood slab brings the ambiance of the forest into the home. Distressed wood tells a story. Each imperfection, scar and [...]

Standard Height, Counter Height and Bar Height Tables Guide

If you are in the process of planning out new kitchen and dining spaces, you may be wondering how the height of your tables and chairs will impact your daily life and the enjoyment of your newly remodeled spaces. Perhaps you're thinking of having a counter eating area built in or you want to get away from the standard dining room table, so you're considering a counter or bar height table. Either one can be beneficial for different scenarios. You will want a good understanding of the various options for standard, bar and counter height tables so that [...]

70 Spectacular Custom Kitchen Island Ideas

Time for some island hopping--right in your kitchen!  From curved marble custom kitchen islands to storage-heavy workhorse islands, we've gathered some impressive custom kitchen island ideas. The kitchen island is the social area of the kitchen. It is a popular gathering point especially for breakfast before everyone runs off to their own busy days. It also adds a lot of functionality to a kitchen, providing additional workspace and storage. Considering its central position in the kitchen, it is worth taking time to consider the best design for your kitchen island. Hopefully by the end of this blog, you’ll have [...]

Sleek Stainless Steel Countertop Ideas Guide

Zone 4 Architects, LLC Go to most restaurants and commercial kitchens and chances are they are using stainless steel countertops. Their harsh and busy working environment requires a surface that can take a beating and still look good. Most importantly, they need a surface that maintains the highest hygiene standards. Stainless steel provides these benefits and much more. You can also enjoy these benefits at home at roughly the same costs you would incur with a granite, marble or quartz countertop. If you are looking for a countertop that is tough, durable and looks good, try a [...]

9 Top Trends in Kitchen Design for 2018

Decades ago, the kitchen was hidden in the back of the house. It was a place where meals were prepared and dirty dishes were washed. Fast forward to 2018 and the kitchen has a much different role. Today, the kitchen is the focal point of the home, the place that brings everyone together at the start of the day or after a long day way.  Now instead, the kitchen is paraded in all its beauty and warmth at the very center of the house. Kitchens have changed a lot over the decades and planning for your kitchen remodel is very important. Technology advances [...]