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Old 06-26-2008, 05:04 PM   #11
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I LOVE those deep blue countertops!

I wonder why the design guy said no to blue???

My kitchen is very overdue for a makeover ....
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Old 06-26-2008, 05:11 PM   #12
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I LOVE those deep blue countertops!

I wonder why the design guy said no to blue???

My kitchen is very overdue for a makeover ....

I don't care why. It's not as if the rest of my place was designed and decorated by a world renouned expert and I'm ruining the whole effect with a dark blue counter top.
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Old 06-26-2008, 05:21 PM   #13
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I don't know about that, Babe. For me it was just the infernal takeout that $ucked. I kept my eyes on "the prize!"
lol , i just spent about two years changing things in this house. the constant mess got to me after awhile. it does look nice and is almost done, only one bathroom and its floor left.


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Old 06-26-2008, 05:39 PM   #14
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I don't care why. It's not as if the rest of my place was designed and decorated by a world renouned expert and I'm ruining the whole effect with a dark blue counter top.
I wouldn't either. I'd put them in my kitchen in a heartbeat.

I have to admit thought that I have seen some incredibly unfortunate choices of high-end countertops when I have been out and about looking at houses (with other people). One in particular was touted in the ad and in the marketing materials and it was pool-bottom turquoise.
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Old 06-26-2008, 06:09 PM   #15
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Andy,
when I looked at the counter top you gave the link to..I was surprised as to me it looked a deep green..It is almost like my granite top.I think it's beautiful and wouldn't hesitate to use it...green, blue use it if you like it..
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Old 06-26-2008, 06:36 PM   #16
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Andy .. the remodeling process can be a very stressful time ..
but also very rewarding .. Cambria(sp) is a fantastic choice ..
very durable .. and the color is great .. keep an eye on the seams ..
you should not really be able to see them with that pattern ..
but more than that .. you should not be able to feel them ..
if one side is raised it will chip ..
good luck with the mold ..
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Old 06-26-2008, 06:49 PM   #17
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just wanted to add something ...
if you are unhappy with anything ..anything ..
say something to the "Lead" on the job ..
or whoever you are dealing with ..
say it at the exact moment you see it ..
something are really easy to fix at the time it happens ..
when you wait .. the job can be affected ..
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Old 06-26-2008, 07:05 PM   #18
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Made me recall the very first kitchen I installed with stone tops, the painter left a dob of putty on the bench and the linseed oil from the putty leached in to the stone and stained it. It took a lot of sweet talking by me to the owner to get out of replacing the bench top.
I like the stone tops but they're heavy things to install

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Oh, I love to do remodels. But one thing does lead to another. As for the cooking accoms. It's like a camping trip at home. But it does get old after a couple months.
Just treat yourselves out once and a while.
No dishes for a couple months....I'm in.
Enjoy the journey.
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Old 06-26-2008, 09:39 PM   #20
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best of luck, andy. hope you get to eat out a lot and not sweat the tougher days and details too much.

awaiting pics.
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