Popular Countertop and Backsplash Combinations

  A kitchen renovation can be an exciting and sometimes perplexing exercise. Many people find it tough to decide on a countertop and backsplash. With so many choices available this task can feel overwhelming. Today we’re sharing some popular countertop and backsplash combinations that are a fail-safe way to create a harmonic kitchen design in your home. Selecting…

Kitted Out Kitchens: Ten Top Trends for 2020

There’s no more effective way to make your home shine than by showcasing a brilliant kitchen. Some features—like natural materials—are perennial favourites, while others boldly reflect the latest in cutting-edge design. Read on for more about the top trends in kitchens for this coming year. Big Backsplashes A backsplash is an easy-to-clean panel, usually found…

Natural stone can help you turn your backyard into an outdoor oasis

Spring has sprung and that means more time in the great out-of-doors. With good planning, materials, and design, you can have your own parcel of paradise right in your backyard. Incorporate natural stone elements for a fashionable and functional outdoor kitchen, and enjoy the warm weather in style. Elements of an exceptional exterior If you’ve…

Natural stone countertops: ¾” versus 1 ¼” slabs

When considering natural stone for your countertops, you’re likely most interested in the colour, pattern, and type of material to best suit your needs. There’s another choice to make, however: the surface thickness. For decades, the industry standard for natural stone countertops was ¾” (2 centimetres), but more recently, 1 ¼” (3 centimetres) countertops have…