Can You Paint Cultured Marble Or Tile Countertops?

Can You Paint Cultured Marble Or Tile Countertops?

Today Mary asks, Have any ideas about making over countertops that are cultured marble, and tile countertops? Rust-Oleum Countertop Transformations won’t work on these surfaces. 🙂 Mary, unfortunately neither one of those surfaces handle paint well in wet areas. This is one of the reasons why it’s not recommended to use a product like Rust-Oleum CountertropTransformations … Read more

Cleaning Granite Countertops Safely

Cleaning Granite Countertops Safely

Today Susan writes: Dear Diva, A friend of mine just told me I could use regular Pledge on my granite countertops. Is this true? I’ve used Pledge on my wooden surfaces but it just doesn’t seem like the thing to use on granite. Please help, I’m confused! Cleaning granite countertops safely is what I’m after … Read more

Most Popular Granite Colors

Most Popular Granite Colors

Today Sandra asks: Diva, what are the most popular granite colors these days? There are so many out there, I find the entire thing really overwhelming! Thanks There are plethora of popular granite colors available, that’s for sure. What’s popular in one area of the country may not be popular in another.  Add to that … Read more

Kohler Purist Deck Mount Bridge Faucet

Kohler Purist Deck Mount Bridge Faucet

At heart I’m a minimalist.  So I have to share the new faucet I found by Kohler today.  It is from the Purist line and is a deck mount bridge faucet. If you are wondering what a deck mount bridge faucet is, check out the accompanying photo.  Deck mount refers to mounting to the countertop oppose … Read more

Contemporary Peel And Stick Backsplash Tiles

Contemporary Peel And Stick Backsplash Tiles

Today Sam writes: Diva, I’ve seen the backsplash panels that look like metal and I like the idea but I want something more contemporary. Is there anything similar that I can install quickly? Thanks for your help! Yes Sam there is, they are called Aspect Metal Tiles.  Aspect Metal Tiles are peel and stick backsplash … Read more

Granite Over Existing Countertop

Granite Over Existing Countertop

Today a reader asked: Diva, I’ve seen a lot of products that you can use to paint over existing formica countertops to make them look like granite, and I’ve also seen the granite overlays that cover up the countertop. Which one is better? I want to “re-do” my kitchen without spending a ton of money. … Read more