Rather than purchase expensive new countertops, refurbish your existing ones.
Durable countertops that use plywood instead of medium-density fiberboard are suitable for refurbishing.
Granite overlays offer an economical choice when compared to traditional granite slab counters.
Other factors include the condition of the existing cabinets and the kitchen design and style you would like to achieve.
When purchasing new cabinets for your kitchen, buy the highest quality cabinets you can afford, and pay close attention to the materials used in construction and the durability of the finish.
Although the installation is not difficult, a professional must fabricate the overlays.
Ceramic tile is a practical method used to cover existing countertops.Please ensure you are following proper guidelines with anything used, and seek professional advice if you don't know how to do something! Two of the most important decisions you’ll have to make when remodeling your kitchen are deciding whether to replace or refinish your cabinets and what type of countertops to install.I wasn’t trying to hard to make things perfect or protect anything except the floors or appliances.I got too close to the stove only once, and found that if I wiped it up quickly enough, a damp paper towel took care of it fairly well. I kept the windows open all night despite the dip in temperatures just so the fumes wouldn’t be hanging out in the house while I got ready for work the next day. This was taken at night just before I went to bed, so I’ll try later this week to give you a better “after” shot so you can see the color and finish a little better.Despite my lovely accessories, I could still smell the fumes a little too much. Not exactly the wake up call I would prefer, know what I mean? Just for the fun of it, I’ll give you a Before & After split screen as well.