Capo Kitchen and Bath Blog

Wall Mounted (Floating Vanities) vs. Free Standing Vanities

When it comes to shopping for a great bathroom vanity there are many things to consider. The design and style of the vanity you choose is important. Consider the other elements of your bathroom, like the tile, tub and flooring. A lighter color vanity will make the space feel open, a darker wood will bring warmth. There are new styles of vanities emerging all the time, right now we carry a collection of vanities with stone countertops that are beautiful and modern. There are essentially 3 main types of free standing vanities, but also the wall mounted or floating vanity cabinets as well. Let’s review and compare these types of vanities in more detail.

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How To Use Wood Filler

When it comes to fixing stuff, I like to try to do it myself before calling anyone.  That said, there are some things that are more difficult to do from start to finish, and require a truly skilled craftsman.  For me, that is woodworking.  I possess neither the tools nor the skills to replicate the woodwork that is in my turn of the century house.  I did want to keep the original character of the home, but some of the wood in the trim, moldings, even the floor had gouges, nicks and scratches that were too big to ignore, and having them replicated and replaced was more than we could afford.  So I decided to try one of the under appreciated tools in the tool box- wood filler.

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Options for Shower Pans

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Surfaces show in Las Vegas.  Surfaces is a trade show that focuses on flooring and related industries.   Trade shows are informative and helpful because they present new products and applications to any particular industry.  I saw lots of new items, and some that have been improved upon.  One particular application that stood out was the various ways of creating a shower pan.

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How to Transport Granite Slabs

Prefabricated granite slabs are often used for kitchen countertops and other interior and exterior design applications. There are several things to think about when learning how to transport granite slabs (or quartz, marble, or other prefabricated stone slab) from a granite showroom to your home.

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Tile vs. Linoleum – The Pros & Cons

Bathroom flooring material that works for you.

Are you looking to do a bathroom remodel? Well, flooring is one of the first of many decisions you’ll need to make (yes this is true). And when it comes to finding great bathroom flooring there are many factors to consider. Durability, aesthetics, installation and of course cost should all be considered. And throughout the years countless flooring options have emerged, making your choice even more difficult. 

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Solid Wood vs. Composites

When it comes to solid wood vs. composites many people always assume that solid wood always the best material… This is a question we’re frequently asked and you may be surprised that the answer.

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