Quartz and marble are among the most popular materials for kitchen and bathroom countertops. However, there are distinct differences between the two materials, such as marble being a natural stone while quartz is a manufactured stone, and quartz is more durable and less porous than marble, making it less susceptible to damage and wear. Learn about advantages and disadvantages of marble versus quartz countertops.
There are 3 types of solid surface countertops - acrylic-based, polyester-based, and acrylic/polyester-based, each having unique attributes. There are many benefits to using solid surface countertops - they are nonporous, easy to clean, easy to repair, can appear seamless, and can look like granite or marble but cost less and require less maintenance. Learn about options for solid surface countertops and the benefits of each.
If you're planning a master bathroom renovation, consider options such as a freestanding or soaker tub, fireplace, double vanity, steam or walk-in shower, bidet, and heated floors to improve the functionality of the space. View ideas and options that you can incorporate into your upcoming master bathroom remodeling project.
If you’re planning a home improvement project, it may cost more than it did a year ago. The coronavirus pandemic caused the price of popular building materials to go up, some to their highest levels in years.
As one of the most significant investments in a kitchen, a granite countertop is a critical part of regular cleaning and maintenance. That’s why finding the best granite cleaner is essential.
Few things can improve an outdated kitchen or bathroom like repainting the cabinets. A fresh coat of paint can make the entire space look like new—but only with a job done right.
If your bathroom vanity has gone dingy with heavy use and exposure to moisture—or it’s just looking dated—paint can come to the rescue by offering an easy way to refresh your storage piece.
Taking a cue from reader remodels, we decided to retrofit a charming old bureau for a whole new purpose.
Installing a beautiful new bath vanity with This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey.
Sooner or later, we all tire of the cabinets in our kitchens and baths. Maybe styles have changed, or possibly, our own taste.