countertop Tag Archive

How do I clean a hair-dye stain off of my counter?

Published on April 7, 2013 By jackwilson

About a month ago, I spilled some brown hair dye on my bathroom countertop. I wiped it, but figured I’d wash it off later. Now, I can’t seem to get the stain out. I’ve used clorox and scrubbed profusely, but it won’t come out. Is there a trick or secret to it? And it’s not […]

What colour/stain of cabinets for a kitchen with dark cherry colour laminate flooring (wildberry oak)?

Published on March 24, 2013 By jackwilson

Hi: I am remodeling my kitchen, 26′ x 12′. We have purchased wildberry oak (Reflections) laminate flooring and have black appliances. What colour/stain of wood cabinets would be the best match/compliment? As well, I am so confused about natural stone countertop colour, backsplash and paint. Help!!!!

How do I save a file in dxf format?

Published on March 20, 2013 By jackwilson

I am trying to save a file from a the Blanco sink website to send to our fabricator for a stone countertop. I cannot get it to e-mail properly as they are telling me it needs to be saved in dxf format thru adobe.

Help! I was making rust (iron oxide) and I spilled some on my stone countertop! How do I get it off?

Published on March 19, 2013 By jackwilson

Help! I was making rust (iron oxide) and I spilled some on my stone countertop! How do I get it off?I was making rust with vinegar, bleach, and steel wool. Some spilled on my stone countertop! It won’t come off! please help! it looks like little splotches!

What is a good place in Connecticut to replace my kitchen countertop?

Published on March 18, 2013 By jackwilson

We would like to replace our current wook countertop with a stone countertop. We are looking for a cheaper stone top and a place that wont rip us off. The Countertop is L shaped and about 10′ on the sink side and 6 ‘ on the stove side minus the stove. How much will this […]

Weathered Stone – The World’s First Bendable Stone

Published on March 29, 2011 By jackwilson

Weathered Stone® was first developed in 1997 by inventor Sean Howard. What started out as an artistic creation has transformed into an innovative and technologically advanced replica product capable of transforming any surface into realistic stone. Completely hand made Weathered Stone® authentically replicates the beauty of natural stone at a fraction of the cost. One […]

What natural stone should I put in my bathroom?

Published on March 16, 2011 By jackwilson

I’m completely remodeling my bathroom and luckily have access to very discounted natural stones and tiles like granite, marble, onyx, travertine, mosaics and what not (no glass tiles tho)…. I need to decide by Monday what I want to do since I have a contractor coming in…. It is full bathroom; however, it is relatively […]

I just bought a new home – love the floor plan but not the kitchen. Need to remodel…any ideas?

Published on February 22, 2011 By jackwilson

Hi, I just bought a new home – love the floor plan but not the kitchen. The previous owners have put granite floors, stone tiles for countertop, maple cabinets and white appliances. The ganite is black with brown spots like pattern – it is similar to the photos posted in the previous discussion named "Kitchens […]

On a home improvement show -they put paper on a floor and sealed it- it looked like stone – how do you do that

Published on January 5, 2011 By jackwilson

I really want to put it on a countertop. I tried gluing the paper down and putting polyeuerathane over it, but the poly made the paper come unglued. Maybe I need a different adhesive? Anyone try something like this? Related Stone Flooring, Stone Countertops, Stone Installation and Stone Products Blogs Countertop

Remodeling countertops?

Published on May 26, 2010 By jackwilson

My countertops are the ugliest color imaginable. I want to give them an updated look but replacing the entire countertop would mean messy demolition, pluming and I don’t want to have to deal with that. I was thinking about the textured paint that gives the look of natural stone but I worry about its roughness. […]