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How do I clean a solid surface countertop?

Clean up is easy. Use soap and...

 

I want a countertop that has a sink molded in with no seams to caulk or get dirty.

The solid surface countertop has this type of sink and is very easy to keep...

 

Can I place hot dishes directly on my solid surface countertop?

No. A strong, localized heat source can scorch or crack a solid surface countertop. Use trivets or mats under hot pans or...

 

Can I place hot dishes directly on stone countertops?

No. Even a stone like granite can crack from a strong heat source. Use trivets or mats under hot pans or...

 

How often do I need to reseal my granite countertop?

Check the product you use to seal it. You’ll need to reseal the countertop every five years, but some products may need to be reapplied every two...

 

Won’t a wood countertop be unsanitary?

Actually, wood is one of the more sanitary types of countertops. It has properties that resist bacteria...

 

Are there any advantages to a laminate countertop?

A laminate countertop is inexpensive and resists stains. They are also very easy to...

 

What do I look for in a quality cabinet?

There are many construction factors that go into a quality cabinet. One good way to judge the quality of a cabinet is to look at the drawer...

 

How do I clean my wood cabinets?

Check the manufacturer material for cleaning recommendations. Generally, do not use oily polishes, detergents or glass cleaners on wood finishes....

 

I have an old house and am not sure if the walls are square. How do I check for this?

Use the 3-4-5 method. Measure along one wall for three feet (or a multiple of three—the bigger the better). Mark this point. Next, measure along...

 
 
 


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