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6 Kitchen Countertop Peninsula Ideas for Small Spaces

A small kitchen can feel like a curse, whether your recipe repertoire involves little more than scrambling eggs or if you enjoy entertaining and having friends gather. The layout of your kitchen is incredibly important if you want to make the most of every square inch of usable space.

How to Decide Between Honed vs Polished Granite

Upgrading your home can be a fun and exciting process, especially when it comes time to selecting the granite countertops for your kitchen or bath. When you get it right, you can enjoy the lasting thrill of living spaces that are designed to perfectly suit your personal taste. However, choosing the right granite finish for… Read More

Kitchen Island with Granite Countertop Design Guide

Granite not only offers a stunning addition to any kitchen space — thanks to dramatic patterns that add depth, dimension, and visual interest to every slab — but it’s also a homerun for functionality. Granite boasts a 6-7 rating on the MOH’s scale of mineral hardness, making it one of the hardest, most durable natural… Read More

Can You Put Hot Pans on Quartz Countertop Surfaces?

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

4 Don’ts for Cleaning Countertops Made of Natural Stone

If you’re like most homeowners, you probably put a lot of careful thought into the selection, installation and maintenance of the natural stone countertops in your kitchens and/or bathroom. You may have visited showrooms and warehouses in search of the perfect color and pattern, and even the perfect stone slab. Now that it’s been cut to… Read More

Calacatta Marble Countertops vs. Carrara Marble Countertops

What are the differences between Calacatta marble countertops and Carrara marble countertops? Even though these two Italian natural stones share a similar name, they have distinctive personalities. Essentially, Calacatta is bold, and Carrara is subtle. Continue reading to discover which natural stone is the right selection for your home!