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Sims Exteriors and Remodeling

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Granite is still very highly sought after even though the price has dropped drastically.

When you’re contemplating a kitchen remodeling plan in Madison WI, you have a lot to ponder. Since there are so many different materials that can be used for counters (like recycled materials and concrete) picking the right countertop is a big decision in itself. Now, granite countertops, once the ultimate in custom kitchen design, are becoming standard installations in kitchen remodeling projects of all sizes and within most budgets. It really is standard to use granite in homes now.

Granite is used in all aspects of kitchen design. It’s not a coincidence that granite isn’t as much of a splurge as it used to be.

While granite was once thought of as a high end and expensive material, it began to cost less in about 2005. Since some new design concepts have popped on the scene, granite has become much more affordable, even for those with a more moderate budget.

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Kitchen Remodeling – Upscale Your Home

Granite is still one of the most high end design decisions you can make even though many people are able to afford it. Granite in the kitchen can make a home, old or new, look high end, and it can make it stand out from all of the other homes. Since everyone wants a piece of that nice shiny granite in their homes, designers have begun to find new color combos to give customers more options.

Kitchen Remodeling – As Green As They Get

The original “green” counter top is granite. Granite, unlike many other options is alread found in nature, and therefore, does not need to use any energy during manufacturing. Materials like quarts use substances that can harm the environment. Plastic and glue is used to create corian and laminate, which cann hurt the environment.

The way you live your life can be greatly impacted by the material you choose to use in your remodel. There are also other options should you decide to use not-so-green materials in the rest of your kitchen remodel.

Kitchen Remodeling – Recycle The Old

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You can get granite in just about any color you want.

If your kitchen design plan calls for replacing existing granite countertops with an upgrade or color change – perhaps you’re expanding the space – the existing countertops can be recycled. Granite is one of the amazing materials that allows for reuse in interior and exterior spaces. You could use your existing granite to make tables or benches for your backyard. If you can’t find a good option for your used granite in your home, you can get rid of it without fear or damaging the ecosystem. A better option may even be to resell it and let someone else use it in their remodel.

If you are located in South Central WI, we are more than happy to help you at Some Exteriors and Remodeling.