Rules To Heed If You Don’t Want To Be Voted Off the Island

What can an island do for your kitchen?

A kitchen plan that includes an island opens up range of possibilities; it’s an avenue to unlock design potential with different colors, styles and product choices.  You can select a contrasting finish color for the island versus the perimeter of the kitchen; give the island a furniture look or bring two different countertops into the plan.  By all means, pick the colors and products you love, but avoid a design disaster by paying attention to how they go together.  Here are some rules to follow so you won’t be voted off the island:

Which Is Better, Granite or Quartz Countertops?

Picking a countertop material isn’t hard if you’ve got the facts

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This granite countertop illustrates the unique beauty of any natural material

Kitchen countertops are first and foremost a work surface.  They’ve got to be able to stand up to punishment while looking great.  Clients look for countertops that will meet their needs but will also  say something about their personal style.  Most people who come into our showroom at Carolina Kitchen & Bath usually end up asking “Which is better, granite or quartz?”  The quick answer is:  “It depends.”  Both materials come in