Quartzite not only features a wide range of colors and eye-catching patterns like its marble and granite counterparts, but it’s also a more durable option than other natural stone varieties, ranking at a 7 on the MOHs hardness scale. Bits of quartz crystals embedded into these stone slabs add natural sparkle and shine. In addition… Read More
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Installing marble, granite, quartzite, or other natural stone countertops in your bathroom is a great way to elevate the luxury and sophistication of your interior design. This versatile and durable addition can also serve to increase your property value, delivering an incredible return on investment.
When it’s time to upgrading your home’s interior, a single change can lead to a big improvement. For many homeowners, the process begins with picking just the right stone countertops to match your aesthetic goals and lifestyle. Having beautiful countertops installed is a good way to enhance the elegance factor in the kitchen or bathroom while still… Read More
Just when you think you think you’ve successfully cleaned your granite countertops, you notice the filmy buildup of hard water around your faucet. And after you’ve spent money on new countertops, it can be disheartening to see them lose the attractiveness of their original appearance, especially if you enjoy the reflectiveness of a polished finish.
Quartz is a beautiful alternative to other natural stone options like marble and granite, especially considering that it can be made to look like other types of stone, while delivering an incredible array of benefits. You’ll not only love the look of engineered quartz countertops, but also the fact that they’re durable, resilient, non-porous, anti-microbial,… Read More
Marble countertops can make for a beautiful addition to your home. Marble is particularly prized for its luxurious appeal, thanks to unique properties like a level of translucence that creates the illusion of an inner glow, as well as a crystalline structure that lends depth and dimension. Although this stone is well-known for its timeless… Read More
There are plenty of reasons to choose engineered stone countertops, starting with the beauty, value, and personalization they bring to your interior spaces. However, engineered stone options, such as quartz, are also prized for their resilience and durability. One question we often receive from our customers is: Can you put hot pans on quartz countertop surfaces?… Read More
Granite countertops make for an eye-catching addition to kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, and other areas of the home. With a diverse range of colors to choose from, dynamic patterning, and depth and dimension unique to this natural stone, granite definitely makes for a statement style in any setting. Of course, if your granite is dulled… Read More
How to appropriately clean and disinfect natural and engineered stone countertops have always been a common question from homeowners. However, given the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, homeowners have grown increasingly more concerned about how to disinfect surfaces in order to help minimize the risk of infectious disease spread. First, we do not recommend cleaning… Read More
There’s no shortage of options for countertops to choose from when you remodel your kitchen or the bathrooms in your home; from natural stone surfaces including granite, quartzite and marble to engineered stone, there are a lot of considerations to take into account before choosing the surface that fits your design preferences and lifestyle.