The Elemental House
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5. CountertopsThere are several different countertop materials to choose from, including natural stone, engineered stone and laminate. But the decision-making process and cost implications don’t stop there. Other considerations to factor in include profile and sizing. As a rule, specifying larger nosing and waterfall sides will increase the supply and installation costs of the countertop.Tip: Choosing to top-mount rather than undermount appliances will help keep kitchen costs down. While both types require the stone supplier to cut a hole in the countertop, with under-mounted appliances they will need to polish the visible edges of the hole too, which adds to the costs.
6. Here, materials and finishes mix and match for a custom look brimming with understated style. Granite countertops, metal stools and concrete flooring create a kitchen that is full of character and function. Want to embrace industrial decor?