While they are no doubt beautiful, it is no secret that granite countertops are fragile and easily chipped or cracked. One homeowner who decided to go with the granite is now regretting that decision. After only one month the countertop was in need of repair after a bottle was accidentally dropped, taking a chunk out of the Read more…

As the years and decades have passed, we here at Custom Design Countertops have developed an ongoing relationship with almost every type of customer imaginable and the multiunit property owner/ landlord is no exception. We work with a number of property owners who rely on us to have the materials and services they need right away. Time Read more…

There are a number of reason why choosing laminate for your countertop surface could be the best design decision you make. There are a few key reasons why laminate countertops are now, more than ever, a superior choice for countertop surfaces. First of all let’s look at what is, to many, the most important feature when choosing Read more…

Replacing the Old Countertop Space in Your Kitchen Works Wonders for its Look and Longevity. Have you been looking at your kitchen lately and feeling that something wasn’t quite right anymore, but you aren’t quite sure what that something is? Your cabinets are still in good shape, the floor is still attractive and all the appliances are Read more…

Before choosing granite or marble countertops, find out why more and more people are now going with cultured marble as their material of choice. When choosing the material for a bathroom vanity top, often what first comes to mind is marble and granite. The next thing that enters into the equation is cost and affordability. While many Read more…

  Butcher block countertop surfaces, while beautiful and stylish, do require unique care compared to other surfaces. An occasional coat of beeswax and avoidance of harsh chemicals is recommended.  This, however, should not be looked at as a negative aspect, but rather as a source of pride similar to maintaining a nice lawn, swimming pool or a Read more…