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Debunking the top 5 butcher block myths

By Lindsay Mineo | Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Thanks to stories about bacteria, damage and extreme maintenance, butcher block myths are often the leader in many kitchen remodeling myths and misconceptions that happen to persist in the industry. Despite the many myths, butcher block continues to be one of the most common and requested kitchen countertop materials, leading many to dig deeper and discern the truths about butcher block. We?ve unearthed the top 5 butcher block myths and debunked them.

One Thing You Cannot Do Without In A Kitchen – Butcher Block

By Jesse Aiken | Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

There are lots of places in the home where a butcher block can prove helpful. The most common area to see one is definitely in the kitchen. Butcher blocks are precisely what they sound like,...  (More...)

The Numerous Benefits Of A Wooden Cutting Board

By Stephen Humphrey | Thursday, December 1st, 2011

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Butcher Block Countertops Combine Beauty With Practicality

By David Adams | Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Countertops take a lot of abuse in the kitchen along with everything else. As the kitchen is the busiest spot in the home, everything in there takes a bit of a beating on a daily basis. Appliances are used till they no longer can be, cupboard doors are slammed constantly, and the countertop takes a punishment during food preparations. Fortunately, butcher block countertops stand up to that abuse and seem to thrive on it.

What Exactly Is A Butcher Block?

By Paul White | Monday, October 4th, 2010

When it comes to the pieces that you need to purchase for your kitchen, there are some essentials that are on this list. Most people are going to require a refrigerator, most people are going to require some counter space, and most people are also going to require a sink of some sort. However, there are plenty of different items that you might purchase to further make things run smoothly. One example of this would be a butcher block.

Finding An Appropriate Butcher Block

By Frank Smith | Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Purchasing a quality butcher block is an effective and affordable way to protect your kitchen counters and your knives while providing a safe place to prepare meals. These handy kitchen tools can be found in a wide variety of sizes and styles to match any kitchen decor.

Quick Fixed For A Butcher Block Chopping Board

By Harold Walker | Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

A chopping board in the kitchen is almost an absolute needed accessory and the majority of people choose a butcher block chopping board for their work. But since these are made from natural wood and...  (More...)

Common Issues With Selecting A Cutting Board

By Lilian McDonald | Friday, September 3rd, 2010

How You Can Find The Best Cutting Board

The Proper Way To Clean And Maintain Your Butcher Block

By Paul White | Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

The butcher block in its current form was introduced during the late 1800's when meat cutters were searching for a more stable surface to work on. Prior to that time, meat was usually cut on a chunk of tree trunk propped up on legs. These tree rounds would tend to crack and were generally unsanitary. Today you can find a butcher block cutting board or counter top in almost every restaurant and even most homes.

How To Maintain A Butcher Block Counter Top

By Paul White | Saturday, July 24th, 2010

Butcher block counters help construct an appealing and friendly environment in the areas they occupy. They're particularly popular thanks to their various color options and versatileness. Just like regular counters, taking care of them includes just a bit of cleaning and upkeep.

What Is A Butcher Block

By Paul White | Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

In case you aren't aware of what a butcher block is, it's an area that is useful for cutting things on. In homes it is usually a wooden piece that is either on top of or a part of the counter.

The Best Way To Maintain A Butcher Block

By Paul White | Saturday, July 17th, 2010

Everyone should have a butcher block in their kitchen, and for the most part a lot of people presently do. These blocks are made of wood materials and they are designed to allow easy cutting of things such as meats, and cheeses. Even though the blocks are great to use, there are some people that forget that these blocks also need to be maintained accordingly.

Butcher Block Is Used To Create A Variety Of Items

By Paul White | Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Having been around since the 1880's, butcher block usage is here to stay. Previous to its creation, people used a round slab of a tree trunk to cut on. Today, instead of going out and cutting down a tree and slicing it for a cutting board, you can go to the store and pick one up. The modern day usage is easier to handle and care for then its predecessor.

Some Of The Benefits Of Butcher Block

By Paul White | Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

It makes a lovely checkerboard counter top. It is also a very functional kitchen island top. You will find this material in a great deal of applications. Here are some good reasons to use butcher block in your kitchen.

Butcher Block Is Used To Construct A Variety Of Items

By Paul White | Saturday, June 19th, 2010

Having been around since the 1880's, butcher block usage is here to stay. Previous to its creation, people used a round slab of a tree trunk to cut on. Today, instead of going out and cutting down a tree and slicing it for a cutting board, you can go to the store and pick one up. The modern day usage is easier to handle and care for then its predecessor.

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