When it comes to the perfect kitchen, several design elements are brought together to create a cohesive look that the homeowner will love. When a kitchen design is implemented perfectly, it provides a kitchen space that the homeowner will enjoy for many years to come. While many homeowners know to consider the look of their appliances, and to pick a high quality countertop material, at Fayetteville Granite, we also want to remind homeowners that the look of their cabinets is just as important to the overall design of the kitchen.

Believe it or not, you can plan out the perfect cabinet configuration to fit your kitchen storage needs, but if the color of the cabinets is off, the whole kitchen will look off as well. We see this in kitchen design projects when the homeowner has chosen to use a dark cabinet color with an equally dark countertop color. If the appliances are also dark in color, the whole kitchen space shrinks dramatically to the eye.  

When choosing a cabinet color for your kitchen, here are some color ideas for you to consider. If your goal is to create a space that seems bigger than it is, or to create a light and airy space, consider a light cabinet color. Popular lighter kitchen cabinet colors include whites and creams. One of the best kitchen color combinations that is popular right now is a buttery yellow shade of cabinet paired with stainless steel appliances and gray countertops. If you are designing a more regal kitchen look, darker cabinets in brown can be paired with both a lighter countertop option and a lighter floor option. Another popular kitchen idea among more modern kitchen designs is to pair black cabinets with a white/black/gray granite or quartz countertop and light or steel appliances.

Do not be afraid to try out pops of color in your kitchen design. A seemingly classic kitchen design can be made modern with a bold color choice for the kitchen island. As long as the rest of the kitchen cabinets are fairly light in color, the pop of color should add a nice design element to the kitchen.

In order to design your perfect kitchen space, you should play around with different color combinations until you find the one you love. At Fayetteville Granite, our team specializes in creating truly beautiful kitchen spaces for our clients. We are here to assist you throughout the entire project process, from design to installation. If you are ready to change the cabinet color in your kitchen, give us a call at (910) 483-0468 and we will schedule a time to come out and give you a free estimate.

05 May 2018

With warmer weather upon us, and spring cleaning in full effect, now may be the best time to spruce up your home’s kitchen. It does not matter if your kitchen remodel is a minor remodeling job or a major one, if your kitchen is dated and in need of new life, your return on investment upon selling should be high. Of course, you may just want an updated look for your forever home. When it comes to remodeling your Fayetteville, NC or Pinehurst, NC home, here are five ideas that the staff at Fayetteville Granite wants you to think about.

 

Consider New Kitchen Countertops. With resilient materials like granite and quartz now readily available  to homeowners, a countertop upgrade could really change the look and feel of your kitchen space. These countertops are easy to care for and come in a seemingly endless group of colors and designs. If you are currently living with laminate countertops, you will love and appreciate granite countertops or quartz countertops.

 

Update Your Kitchen Floor. If your current kitchen floor is laminate sheets or peel and stick vinyl, then you know that, while a very cost effective option for kitchen flooring, it is prone to wear and tear over time.  There are several different flooring styles today that are easier to care for and much more durable. Many homeowners will choose ceramic tile, cork or hardwood floors for their kitchen space.

 

Renovate or Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets. For a truly transformed look in your kitchen, change the look and functionality of your cabinets. If you want to do a minor remodel of your kitchen, and you want to keep your cabinets the way they are, a simple update in paint color will create a whole new look to your space. If you want a more drastic change, replace your cabinets with a new cabinet style, or even open shelves for a more modern feel.

 

Upgrade Your Appliances. A lot of homeowners will simply update their kitchens by upgrading their appliances. The choices in today’s market for kitchen appliances are many. Stainless steel appliances tend to look good in most any kitchen space. Before you make a major appliance purchase, measure the space so that you do not buy an appliance that won’t fit in your kitchen.

 

Shine a New Light On Your Kitchen Space. Sometimes, a minor kitchen remodel consists of a change in the lighting of the space. Replace old fluorescent fixtures with recess lighting, pendant lighting, and even under the cabinet lighting for an updated look.

 

Of course, a new paint color will completely change the look of your kitchen space. Remodeling your kitchen this spring does not have to cost a lot. Whether you choose a simple kitchen remodel or a major one, Fayetteville Granite can help! We love to assist our customers in Fayetteville, Pinehurst and other areas of North Carolina in creating living spaces that they will enjoy! Give us a call today at (910) 483-0468.

21 Dec 2017

Granite countertops have practically become a staple in American kitchen design. Home builders and homeowners alike love the look and functionality of granite countertops. According to the National Association of Home Builders, granite countertops are going into roughly 64% of new American homes. In our new kitchen and bathroom construction projects in Pinehurst, NC we have had the most requests for granite countertops. They are low maintenance, highly durable and come in a wide variety of styles and colors. It is easy to see why granite countertops are in such high demand in new construction and in kitchen renovation projects around the country.

While granite countertops are easy to maintain, there are some tips for getting the most life out of them. For instance, if you haven’t already, you really should have your granite countertops sealed. At Fayetteville Granite, we will seal your countertops for you when we install them in your Pinehurst, NC home. Wipe down your granite countertops regularly with warm, soapy water so that dirt and grime do not collect on them. Use a mild soap to wash your granite countertops instead of a harsh cleaner, which can wear down the sealant on your granite countertop over time. Do not use bleach products. While granite countertops can withstand fairly high temperatures, you should not place hot pans or dishes directly on the stone. Same goes for cold pitchers or glasses that may have condensation on them. It is best to place a coaster or towel underneath them before placing them on your granite countertops. If you notice a stain on your granite countertops, you can use a mixture of baking soda and water left for several hours on the stain and it should remove it. Although granite countertops do not attract bacteria like countertops made of other materials do, you can use a 50/50 combination of water and rubbing alcohol to disinfect them.

The granite countertop experts at Fayetteville Granite are happy to serve the home builders and homeowners of Fayetteville, Pinehurst and surrounding areas of North Carolina. We know you will love your granite countertops, and we want to make sure that they last for many, many years. Our skilled staff is always willing to answer any questions you may have about the upkeep of your granite countertops. If you have any questions, contact us at (910) 483-0468. We look forward to hearing from you!

20 Nov 2017

If you have watched any home improvement television show over the past decade or so, you have likely heard the homeowner request that granite countertops be installed in the kitchen or bathroom spaces. There is just no question that granite countertops are the desired countertop around the globe by most homeowners. Here at the Fayetteville Granite Countertop Company, we get requests for granite countertop slabs often for new construction projects in the Fayetteville and Pinehurst areas. It is hard to believe that this undisputed favorite in countertop options has only been widely used in America for the past two decades.

Granite has been used for a very long time in construction. As a matter of fact, granite was used in the construction of the Great Pyramids of Giza around 2560 B.C. in Egypt. Granite is a highly durable material, and eventually it was used around the world as a countertop option in the early 20th century. Still, it wasn’t until the late 1980s that granite countertops started to gain popularity in the United States. In 1987, there were only a couple of granite countertop choices available. Now, here at the Fayetteville Granite Countertop Company, we have granite countertop options from 50 different countries around the world.

What makes granite the chosen countertop material of our customers in Fayetteville, Pinehurst and surrounding areas? For starters, granite countertops are almost impossible to break or scratch. Secondly, they are highly stain resistant and also resistant to mildew and mold. Third, granite countertops are not affected by heat. Fourth, maintaining granite countertops could not be easier. Simply use soap and water to clean them, no harsh chemicals needed. Lastly, as mentioned earlier, today there are countless granite slab choices for homeowners and homebuilders.

At the Fayetteville Granite Countertop Company, our mission is to create countertop spaces that you will love for many years to come. Our team of countertop professionals will work tirelessly from the beginning of your project until the end. Whether you are looking to upgrade your existing countertops in Fayetteville, or planning for your new build in Pinehurst, you can’t go wrong with granite countertops. Let us serve you! Contact us at (910) 483-0468 to get started in time for the holidays!