27 Jan '12, 3am

Green Home Tip of the Day

I think it would be nice for several people to answer this question, because I'm sure we have all used different products. Paperstone and Caesarstone are the products I use most often and have had good luck with. Richelite is very similiar to Paperstone. Paperstone can be specified to have 100% post-consumer cardboard and a non-petroleum resin, which makes it an excellent green choice. It should get a sealer as a final finish, and Paperstone makes one. It has very fine dust, so wearing a mask when sanding is important. It can be worked like wood, but cannot be heavily sanded and is more brittle than wood. I have used Paperstone as countertops, windowsills and cabinet door faces with excellent success. I have kept a piece of Paperstone out in the sun and rain now for several years to see how it will break down. It hasn't. Since I set it out there, Paperstone has come out wi...

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