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Is there any way to repair a plastic laminate countertop that has blistered?Yes! Identify the area where you have the shortest dimension between the blister and an outside edge of the plastic laminate. Learn how to repair laminate countertops.
How can I freshen the look of my tile countertops?How can you spruce up the look of your kitchen or bath without spending a fortune? Freshen up your countertops! Here’s how to change the color of your tile grout.
How can I remove scratches in my engineered stone countertops?The color of solid surfaces material goes all the way through the surface making them completely renewable and repairable. Homeowners that are good at woodworking and are skilled at using a random orbital sander can remove most minor cuts and scratches.
How can I keep my granite surfaces looking new?Granite is a very durable surface. In fact, it is the hardest of the polished stones commercially available. However, granite is porous which makes it susceptible to stains. Granite must be sealed so that it can repel liquids and retain its beauty for years to come. Here is Rosie's advise on caring for granite countertops.
How can I renew my cultured marble countertops?Cultured marble is made from powdered marble that has been cast in polymer and covered in a gel coat. Marble alone is very porous and would stain easily if installed alone. With everyday use, the gel coat loses a little shine and surface scratches reduce the luster of cultured marble.
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Catch Rosie and Romey Saturday mornings on their call-in home improvement radio show on all things related to your house, home, castle or cabin. Below are a few clips from the archives where they have covered the topics relating to countertops materials and installs.
Shane (1:07 into segment) I'm in the middle of a remodeling project and I'd like to install my own sub surface for the granite countertop support. What's the best way to build that sub top? November 22rd, 2008 Archive PageRadio show archives and show times.
Put concrete, brick to work on the insideConcrete and brick aren’t just for outdoors anymore.
Materials that you once reserved for use on sidewalks, driveways, exterior walls and patios have become among the most popular for interior decorating.
Concrete, for instance, is among the fastest-growing new materials of choice for kitchen countertops.
Read the full article on concrete and brick countertops.