Miscellaneous

Are concrete counters still in style?

Are concrete counters still in style?

Concrete countertops can fit any style and have many functions. Though both Silvas and Cheng note that modern styles dominate the concrete countertop trend, the versatility of concrete allows designers to get creative. Builders can choose to combine concrete with different materials as well.

What color cabinets go well with concrete countertops?

Concrete Countertops in an Elegant Kitchen Thick slabs of honed concrete are paired with traditional, white cabinetry. For an unexpected pop of pretty the homeowners covered the wall with floral patterned wallpaper. A glass backsplash protects it from splatters and stains.

Are concrete countertops less expensive than granite?

Concrete countertops are actually pricier than granite countertops in general. Prices per square foot start at $65 for the simplest concrete countertops, and that does not include installation costs, which ranges between $30 and $90 per hour.

Is concrete a good kitchen countertop?

There’s no doubt concrete is rock solid and extremely durable. Concrete countertops will last you a lifetime, if properly sealed and maintained.

Can you put hot things on concrete countertops?

Heat resistance – Concrete is very heat resistant but avoid placing hot pots or pans on sealed surfaces, since the heat can damage or discolor the sealer. (See Placing Hot Pans on Concrete Countertops.) Applying a surface sealer will make the concrete water and stain resistant.

What kind of countertops does Joanna Gaines have?

Concrete or White Marble Countertops Chip and Joanna have made concrete countertops one of their specialties. They’re Chip’s favorite and the style you’ll find in the kitchen of both the Magnolia House and the Gaines’ farmhouse. In recent seasons, white marble has also become a regular choice for kitchen countertops.

Do cement countertops crack?

A: Yes. Not always, but concrete countertops can develop hairline cracks. The cracks tend to be non-structural and result from the natural shrinkage of the concrete. However, some countertop cracks can be prevented.

How often do you have to reseal concrete countertops?

every one to three years
You’ll want to reseal every one to three years. “Avoid abrasive cleaners and scrubbers that can damage sealer,” Havenly’s Head of Design, Shelby Girard, tells CountryLiving.com. “To prevent stains, use cutting boards, and clean up messes quickly.

How do you stop concrete countertops from cracking?

Properly reinforcing the countertop itself before the concrete is poured is the best way to reduce the likelihood of cracks. Reinforcing the concrete with rebar, welded wire, or something like our FG-50 Fiberglass Mesh is highly recommended.