Your guide to countertop installation

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Planning ahead

Things to know before you get started.
7 Steps to Installing Home Countertops
  1. 1. Hire a pro

    Considering that a lustrous countertop makes up a large part of your entire kitchen budget, it makes sense to entrust its installation to a team of professionals.

  2. 2. Get expert advice before buying

    Even if you fall in love immediately with a certain countertop, hold off on ordering it before speaking with an expert.

  3. 3. Shine with wood

    If you want to create a warm, elegant ambience, wood is a fantastic choice. For a darker hue, think about black walnut, mahogany, or wenge.

  4. 4. Invest in marble

    Choosing marble for a chic kitchen is a no-brainer. However, marble installation is tough. Remember that you should have a pro come in and refinish the marble to restore its shine once a year.

  5. 5. Go industrial with stainless steel

    Not only is it easy to clean, but it also turns you into a bonafide chef. Don't worry; an expert can install the surface without leaving behind a single scratch.

  6. 6. Try silestone for easy cleanup

    Silestone provides an elegant look akin to marble, but with the added advantage of being stainproof. That makes it a great choice for homes with small kids.

  7. 7. Innovate with granite

    To really spice up a kitchen island, a thick slab of granite with unforgettable patterns and infinite color combinations is perfect. Hire professionals to install it.

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