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Increase Your Homes Value With Custom Cement Countertops
By Steve Galashaw
Whether you live in Beverly Hills California or in the rural Saskatchewan if you want to increase the value of your and your enjoyment of your kitchen start by installing custom cement countertops.
More and more homeowners are discovering the value of concrete countertops and custom designed countertops are definitely on the increase. owners are looking to express their personality in their décor with distinct styles and colors throughout the kitchen. And why shouldn't you?
Your kitchen should be warm and inviting and your counters can play an integral part in creating that mood. Combine your countertops with the right lighting fixtures, rugs, and fixtures for an overall face lift to your kitchen.
Too often the importance of décor in the kitchen gets forgotten, yet this is one of the most well used rooms in the home. So why not give it the attention it deserves?
Cement countertops are labor intensive thus they can cost more than other types of counters. However that said, they last a lifetime and the flexibility and style choices available are well worth the money.
The good news is these countertops are becoming more affordable than just a few years ago. Do it yourself kits have also appeared on the market.
Combine that with a couple of how to books that have appeared on the shelves and the interests of owners has certainly been perked.
Homeowners are tired of the boring traditional styles and surfaces that come and go year after year. That's one of the reasons concrete has become so appealing. It's earthy, unique, durable, and your choices are endless.
Choose your favorite color, your favorite pattern or design. You can even stain concrete. Create a mosaic, add some shells, or inset some coins. Make your countertops match your décor. You can use colors to complement or match exactly. You can create a theme or keep it mellow. Your kitchen, your choice.
Only a few years ago concrete had the reputation of being industrial and cold. But in recent years it's image is changing and it's being recognized as a material that is not only very versatile, it can be warm and inviting.
Custom concrete countertops mean you have one of a kind counters and then the mold Is destroyed. You'll not have to worry about anyone have the identical counters at you.
And if you wonder what it will do to the value of your would you believe you could see as much as a 30% increase in the value of your by remodeling your kitchen and adding custom countertops.
And if your isn't on the market for sale it doesn't matter. After all don't you deserve to have one of the finest kitchens in your neighborhood?
Consider this. If you take the time and the money to replace your existing counters with concrete counters you will never again have to concern yourself with replacing counters and they will always look fresh and new.
Steve has been a professional interior designer for more than 10 years who specializes in the renovation of the kitchen. If you are interested in quartz countertops, be sure to start at www.purecountertops.com
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