Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Complete Your Cabinet Refacing Project With a New Kitchen Countertopby Allison Millar
Face Your Kitchen Columnist
The kitchen countertop makes an important kitchen design statement. When planning a cabinet refacing project, consider adding a new countertop to complete the design.
Among the popular kitchen countertop options are granite, solid surface, quartz, and laminate. The kitchen countertop material you choose will depend on several factors:
Tips For Combining a Countertop With a Cabinet Refacing Project
As you consider which countertop to buy, look for styles that will blend with your cabinet refacing project. Start by selecting colors and patterns that are similar to the cabinets or different enough to create an interesting contrast. Among the popular colors in today's kitchen designs are:
Consider Countertop Texture
The texture of your new countertop also is important, as it should blend with your cabinet refacing design. If you are refacing your cabinets with a rustic pine, then look for a countertop with some texture. There are many granite countertops or laminates with stone patterns that will do the job.
About the Author
Allison E. Beatty is a syndicated real estate writer. She has been a writer of home improvement columns for 15 years. Her articles have appeared in numerous national newspapers and magazines, and on home improvement web sites.