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How to Install Butcher Block Countertops

Butcher block countertops are more than just an eye-catching way to upgrade the look of your kitchen—they're also straightforward to install! If you follow these simple steps, your new butcher block countertops will be installed in no time. What's more, you can even do the installation yourself with some simple DIY skills. Planning the Installation You may be reading this blog post because you are interested in learning how to install butcher block countertops. It may seem difficult, but it is not! Installation should be easy with the right supplies and a little bit of knowledge on how butcher blocks...

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5 Easy Ways to Repair a Chip in Quartz Countertop

Quartz countertops are some of the most sought-after countertop surfaces on the market because they're more durable, stain-resistant, and heat-resistant than many of their counterparts. However, that doesn't mean they can't be damaged! Learn how to repair chips in quartz countertops with these five easy methods. 1) Identify the Type of Repair Needed The first step is determining what kind of repair you will need. This can be done by probing at the area of the chip with your fingernail and finding which tool works best. The most common tool used is sandpaper because it removes just enough material without...

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The 5 Most Durable Countertop Materials for Your Home

There are many options when it comes to countertop materials, but some of them just aren't built to last. What you want in your home is a countertop that stands the test of time, even when children and pets are running around underfoot every day. The best countertops will be resistant to scratches, stains, and heat damage and remain stain-resistant. This blog post on the five most durable countertop materials will help you choose the right material for your home's kitchen or bathroom renovation project. #1. Granite Countertops Granite countertops offer longevity and a sleek, modern look. These surfaces are...

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5 Ways to Clean Mold Off Natural Stone Shower

Walls in your shower are usually made of natural stone or tile, which can be prone to mold growth over time when they're not properly cleaned. Here are five ways to clean mold off natural stone shower walls and keep them mold-free so you can enjoy your morning shower again!Different types of moldThere are many different types of mold that can grow on natural stone shower surfaces. The most common type of mold is black mold, which can be identified by its black or greenish-black color. Other types of mold include white mold, pink mold, and blue mold. Each type...

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Don't Let Stains Ruin Your Porous Stone - Here's How to Get Them Out!

Some stains can be difficult to remove when they set in, but porous stone is especially vulnerable to being permanently stained by both food and bodily fluids, so it's important to take action as soon as possible. Learn how to get stains out of porous stone with these step-by-step instructions!First Things FirstIf you have porous stone in your home, it's important to be extra careful with it to avoid staining. But sometimes accidents happen, and stains can occur. Don't worry - with a little elbow grease and the right cleaners. You can get those stains out of your porous stone...

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