5 Common Misperceptions About Granite Countertops

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Dec 7, 2015 2:30:00 PM

brakur_granite_countertop_misconceptions.jpgFor years granite countertops have remained a popular choice for many homeowners in the Chicagoland Area. Nothing with the exception of quartz has even come close to being a rival for this popular material. Still some homeowners opt for other materials because of things they have been told or just assume. Understanding what granite is and is not will help you make the decision if it is the right countertop for your Chicagoland custom kitchen remodel.


Topics: Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Countertop Materials, Chicagoland Custom Kitchen Remodel

Countertop Options for Your Chicagoland Custom Bathroom

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Aug 21, 2015 3:30:00 PM

brakur_bathroom_countertopsAccording to a recent consumer report some of the most beautiful bathroom countertops are the most practical.  Many top performing materials like quartz are also less maintenance.  This is great news for homeowners because you don’t have to sacrifice quality for style.  


Topics: Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Countertop Materials, Bathroom Sinks, Chicagoland Custom Bathroom Remodel

Concrete Countertops: What Every Homeowner Should Know

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jul 31, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Brakur_Concrete_countertopsIf you have been looking on Pinterest or looking in magazines you have probably noticed more homeowners are branching out and using different countertop materials such concrete. Concrete countertops have come a long ways in the past few years, but are not for everyone. They typically work best in an industrial style kitchen.  They are sturdy, beautiful and adaptable.  They are a great way to give your kitchen a unique look and easy to personalize. But! Before choosing concrete countertops over a natural stone there are some things to consider.


Topics: Chicagoland Custom Kitchen, Countertop Materials, Concrete Countertops, Home Renovation Illinois

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Located in Shorewood, Il, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Inc. has been providing high quality locally manufactured cabinetry since 1965. Brakur is the largest manufacturer of custom cabinetry in Northern Illinois with a 100,000 plus square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and more than 80 employees.

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