Concrete counters: To give the countertops a glass-smooth surface, the home owner polished them with a pneumatic grinder fitted with a diamond pad, then used a specialty sealer. From this old house April 2012 edition
DIY concrete counters, go right over the old laminate base. Cheap and a great look.i want to do this to my ugly formica counter tops n matching back splash but i'm so afraid i'll mess it up- hmmm what to do?
Loving the warmth of this kitchen despite the marble, white cabinetry and SS appliances. I guess it's all in the styling and the plank ceiling. Kelly Klein's Palm Beach Home : Celebrity Style : Architectural Digest l
Concrete: Pros & Cons Pros: -Heat- and stain-resistant -Durable Cons: -Must be sealed and regularly maintained to resist stains and water -Susceptible to damage from highly acidic liquids -Can be extremely heavy and require extra care
Kitchen Concrete Interiors: The polished concrete kitchen island with open shelving in this photo from French magazine Maison Cote du Sud, provides plenty of storage and workspace, and lends some edge to the somewhat rustic room.