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Difference between Granite Countertops and Marble Countertops

When it comes to choosing the materials for your new kitchen or bathroom countertops, there are several types of stone to compare. Some of the most popular stones for countertops are granite and marble. Both can be beautiful additions to a home or office, but one may be better suited for your needs. Let's take [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Granite Countertops, Marble Countertops|0 Comments

Turn Your Fireplace into a Focal Point

Do you feel like your fireplace should be the star of the show? We do too! Unfortunately, a lot of homeowners have old, outdated fireplaces that simply do not stand out like they're supposed to. With the modifications below, you can draw attention to your fireplace and make it a true focal point in your [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Stone Fireplaces|0 Comments

Countertop Refinishing vs. Countertop Replacement

Based on a simple description, countertop refinishing seems like an affordable alternative to countertop replacement. While it is true that you can save money by refinishing your existing countertops, the fact is that you won't get much out of your investment. If you're looking to make a truly smart buy for your home or business, [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Granite Countertops|0 Comments

Light vs. Dark Granite Countertops: Which Option Is Right for You?

There are many styles of granite to choose from, and no two slabs are exactly the same. That is one of the benefits of granite countertops – you know you are getting a unique piece each and every time. With that in mind, there are two main categories of granite to choose from: light granite [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|Granite Countertops|0 Comments

Unexpected Benefits of Granite Countertops

Most people choose granite countertops because they are beautiful and unique. This is a great reason to select a remodeling material for your home, but there are a lot of other benefits to granite countertops to keep in mind. Not only are you getting a gorgeous addition to your kitchen or bathroom, but you are [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Granite Countertops|0 Comments

How to Dress up an Outdated Fireplace

Is your outdated fireplace making the rest of your home look old and dreary? Do you want to do something that will make it into the focal point it deserves to be? There are many different ways to dress up an outdated fireplace, depending on how big of a transformation you want to see. Here [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Stone Fireplaces|0 Comments

Are Granite Backsplashes Better than Tile Backsplashes?

The backsplash in your kitchen serves several purposes. It prevents water, grease and other liquids from splashing onto your drywall and it adds to the aesthetic appeal of the space. Backsplashes can also help control the heat and moisture in a kitchen so it does not get into other areas of the home. In this [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|Granite Countertops|0 Comments

Big Kitchen Remodeling Investments That Are Worth the Price

You can complete a kitchen remodel on nearly any budget and still get amazing results. At the end of the day though, there are some aspects of kitchen remodeling that are worth investing a little extra money into. The money that you spend upfront will pay off in the long run, either in energy savings [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Granite Countertops, Kitchen Countertops|0 Comments

Pitting in Natural Stone Countertops

Natural stone countertops like granite and marble often come with "pits" on the surface. These small imperfections are the result of the stone's porous texture, and sometimes, they cannot be avoided. Even after tedious polishing and finishing, some pitting still remains no matter what. In this guide, we will explore the process of pitting in [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|Granite Countertops|0 Comments

Granite Countertop Repairs

Because of granite's natural durability, cracks and other damages are very uncommon. Something has to be dropped onto the granite with heavy force in order for the stone to break. Nevertheless, we do come across these issues from time to time, with customers wondering if their stone countertops can be fixed. In the guide below, [...]

By | July 6th, 2016|Granite Countertops|0 Comments