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  1. Granite Countertops : How to Install Granite Tile

    Get the look of granite countertops in your kitchen without the expense, weight and difficulty of solid slabs with DIY-friendly polished granite tiles. Like regular tile, they're cut to fit and installed with standard tools and mortar.

Other Projects for DIYers from The Family Handyman:

  1. DIY Granite Countertops

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    Install your own granite countertops . All you have to do is measure your space, order the granite , then install—with the help of a few muscular friends. A wide selection of granite and other stone is available for DIYers

  2. Test Granite Countertops for Radon Gas and Radioactivity

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    Reports have linked some types of granite countertops to radon gas. If you're concerned about yours, the simplest way to check is with a DIY test kit.

  3. How to Install Granite Countertops (Kitchen Tile)

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    Use granite tile to create the look of a stone slab or solid surface countertop for your kitchen or bathroom – for a fraction of the cost.

Other Articles for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. How to Clean Granite Countertops - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    To maintain its glossy shine, granite should be cleaned regularly—and carefully. Here's how to clean your granite countertops with successful results.

  2. Granite Countertops - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Are granite countertops right for you? Here is some expert advice.

  3. Granite Countertops - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Granite . It’s the most popular natural countertop surface for kitchens and baths in America. And for good reason—it’s durable, easy to maintain, and beau...

  4. Countertop Types - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Kitchen countertop types, and how to modify them to match any task.

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Other Videos for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Granite Countertop Templates

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    Bob Schmidt shows you some of the things you need to know when making countertop templates for your kitchen remodeling project.

  2. How to Remodel a Kitchen

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    Irwin & Nicola discuss the options, expense, and resources you'll have when updating your kitchen. Get their insider decorating tips on how to give your kitchen a great look!

  3. How to Install a Kitchen Faucet

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    With a little planning and proper tools, Installing or replacing a kitchen faucet is a job any homeowner can do.

  4. How to Install a Kitchen Faucet

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    http://www.AsktheBuilder.com host Tim Carter demonstrates how to install a kitchen faucet. Putting in your own kitchen faucet isn't as hard as you think. This video walks you through hooking up the waterlines and a veggie sprayer.

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Blog Posts

  1. Kitchen Ideas: Faux granite countertops that are surprisingly easy and inexpensive

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    FromDIY Advice Blog

    For the June '11 issue of The Family Handyman magazine, we transformed a blah, boring kitchen into something really special with four simple and inexpensive projects. One of these projects was to cover the existing 15-year-old laminate countertops...( read more )

  2. Granite Worktops {aka Countertops}

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    Fromwww.remodelingguy.net

    Granite is an exceptional material for counter surfaces. It’s extremely durable, non-porous, available in colors to fit any design, and universally (and naturally) beautiful. I’ve always been partial to natural products because of the unique variations in each piece. Like a fingerprint, no two bits ...

  3. Poor Man's Marble

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    FromAna-White.com

    This is almost as bad as the time that I admitted that I secretly like minivans ... (shh, don't tell, but seriously, automatic sliding doors, easy to put car seats in, plenty of room for friends ... you had me at hello low lift gate!).  I'm admitting, straight up, that I like laminate countertops. As an owner of a granite countertop , and a busy mom, here's why:  read more

  4. Sealing Granite Counters

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

     

  5. Replacing A Toilet with No-Tools

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    Fromwww.remodelingguy.net

    Not all home improvement projects are created equal. Some are more glamorous than others. New granite countertops and hardwood floors are examples of these jobs. These are the ones you post pictures of on Facebook. Then there are those projects which are more, shall we say, utilitarian. They’re the ...

  6. Exciting News on the Soaking Front

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    FromDIY Diva

    A few weeks ago when I was thinking about upcoming projects on the house, I had an idea. (If you know me at all, you...

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