Contractor's Insight on Renovation Materials

Contractor's Insight on Renovation Materials

Aaron Able
Aug 7, 2008

Contractor Stephen Fanuka gives The New York Times his insight into the materials often requested by Manhattan customers spending big bucks on apartment renovations. He tells us why we should be wary of Carrara Marble and why expensive does not always mean high-quality. Pictured above is Laramite, a composite that is a cheaper alternative to slate...

For Kanuka's favorite type of paint, and suggestions for lighting, glossy ceilings and more, see Shopping for Renovation Materials With Stephen Fanuka and don't miss Stephen's Shopping List.

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