Wood Countertop Blog by Grothouse


Kitchen Island Shapes

The most common shape is a rectangle, but incorporating unique kitchen island shapes into a design can improve traffic, seating, food prep space and style.


Butcher Block Knife Slots

Butcher block knife slots are a popular feature selected for kitchen counters.


Custom Wood Kitchen Countertop History

Wood kitchen countertop history dates back to the early 1900’s when all things house-related were taken over by an exciting wave of modernization.


Countertop Design Trend: Wood Countertops and Apron Sinks

A current countertop design trend is pairing a wood countertop with an apron sink. This is a timeless combination that is popular in any style kitchen.


Solid Wood Experts on Sell It Like Serhant

Ryan Serhant came to Grothouse, Inc. in Germansville, Pennsylvania to learn from solid wood experts for his new series on Bravo TV, Sell It Like Serhant.


The Ultimate Combination of Beauty and Brawn

Walnut Counters with Cove Edges are the ultimate combination of beauty and brawn – a strong, durable wood complete with a bashful edge profile.


What Edge Profile Should I Use for My Kitchen Countertops?

The edge profile of your kitchen countertop may seem like a mundane detail, but it can make a huge difference to the look and function of your countertops.


Wenge Raised Pastore Counter in Home & Design Magazine

Home & Design Magazine featured a simple and serene condo renovation including a kitchen design with a Grothouse Wenge Raised Pastore Counter.


Anvil Metal Counters for White Cabinetry

A popular trend in today’s luxury homes are custom Anvil™ metal counters designed for white cabinetry, especially the cooler-toned metal finishes.


Stained White Oak Countertop for Gold Award-Winning Kitchen

Gold award-winning kitchen in a modern prairie-style home in Grand Rapids, Michigan features a Grothouse Stained White Oak Countertop.