Ideas for Faux Granite Countertops
Faux granite countertops, have you ever heard about those? Surprisingly, those typical countertops are popular in lieu of the real granite countertop. Furthermore, this kind of countertop is something you can’t find at store, but you make it by yourself. Faux granite is the inventions of creativity which make even not a granite look like one. This way is a breakthrough to reduce the cost but increase the appearance of the place where the granite-like is installed. Wonder how to make something like this? Keep reading. If you have laminate countertop, it is the time for you to upgrade the appearance with a little touch of creativity. Suppose that everything that you need to create your countertop as faux granite, the first thing you need to do is clean the target area with household cleaner.
The second thing to do is sanding the target area with grit sandpaper to ease you to paint the target area. After sanding your laminate countertop, you need to clean up once again the surface. Faux granite countertops, to make something like that, after you clean the surface from the sand dust; you need to veil all of the area where you don’t need the addition of splash. You can use whether newspaper, plastic, or tape to cover them. The third thing to consider when you want to create faux granite for countertop is finding the image of granite which you can find online. Observe closely to discover the color pattern to imitate.
When you already discover the best granite pattern for your countertop, the fourth thing to do is painting and dabbing. Before you continue the pattern, it is so essential to paint the countertop with the base or primer paint, and then wait until it dries completely. Then, when the countertop is ready, it is the time for you to prepare other additional colors to complete the appearance of your faux granite (the colors can be anything depend on the granite pattern you want to mimic). Using sponge, you can dip and dab the colors alternately until you get your preferable pattern. The next thing you need to do after finding your desire pattern, in order to make the appearance last longer and to increase its durability of your faux granite you need to coat them with sealer (water-based). Then, let the sealer dries completely. Finally, you are done creating one from many beautiful faux granite countertops.