Wood Countertop Blog by Grothouse


How to Clean Cutting Boards

Learn how to clean cutting boards to make sure they are properly sanitized and to keep them looking like new.


Breakfast Bar Tops

Breakfast bar tops are a brilliant way to add extra living space into the kitchen. Most designers choose a solid wood countertop for breakfast bars.


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.