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  • CELEBRATING GRANITE WITH CELEBRITIES

    Throughout history, natural stones like granite, quartz, limestone, and marble have been used to build and decorate palaces, castles, cathedrals, tombs, monuments, and every other display of wealth and prosperity you can imagine. Today, these beautiful and strong stones still adorn the homes of the wealthiest people in the world. Thanks to the internet and […]

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  • HOW TO CHOOSE A GRANITE COUNTERTOP COMPANY

    Purchasing a granite countertop is a substantial investment in your home and happiness. While they are expensive, when fabricated and installed properly, they can last virtually indefinitely. A good granite countertop may very well be the last surviving piece of your home. The only way to guarantee the longevity and appeal of your granite countertop […]

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  • 5 MODERNIST QUARTZ FIREPLACE DESIGNS

    When it comes to fireplace design today, quartz is the word on everyone’s mind. Why? Quartz is harder and more durable than granite, keeping its polish while enduring high temperatures and lots of wear and tear. Plus it retains heat better; distributing the warmth of your fire throughout the room even after you put it out. […]

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  • DIY GRANITE CLEANER

    Many people are turned off by DIY projects because they imagine it will take a lot of time, require a lot of skill, and often cost more money after you buy the necessary tools and equipment. But when it comes to making your own granite cleaner, nothing could be simpler. Instead of paying upwards of […]

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  • IS QUARTZ THE MOST TRENDY KITCHEN STONE?

    During homeowner consultations, our team members are frequently asked about industry trends and the benefits of certain building materials. One stone receiving notable attention in recent years is quartz, a man-made material offering several advantages to the remodeling process. On Trend Since gaining traction in Europe several years ago, quartz has steadily gained popularity in […]

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  • DECK THE HALLS WITH GRANITE: NEW COUNTERTOPS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

    At Granite Selection, we tend to say that there’s no bad time to indulge in a new piece of granite for your kitchen or bathroom countertops. After all, it’s one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to add luxury and value to your house. In fact, the holiday season is probably our most popular sales period, for […]

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  • 5 QUARTZ SPECIAL DESIGN IDEAS

    Quartz is a beautiful and incredibly durable choice for your kitchen countertops. Unlike Granite, Quartz does not stain and does not require any extensive maintenance. Here are 5 design ideas to include hassle-free quartz in your kitchen with the same elegance as the classic Granite. Rich Wood By combining neutral quartz with rich woods like cherry and mahogany you […]

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  • HOW QUARTZ IS MADE

    Quartz is one of the most abundant minerals in the earth’s crust, second only to feldspar (used as the abrasive component in household cleaners). While raw quartz has many applications ranging from optics to timekeeping, these stones are rarely used as building materials. Instead, most contractors use engineered quartz slabs as a cheaper, more durable, […]

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  • ECO-FRIENDLY QUARTZ KITCHEN COUNTERTOPS

    The state of the planet has been a hot topic in the news recently and people are always looking for new and improved ways to reduce their environmental impact. One place where people are striving to be more eco-friendly is in their home renovations. Eco-Friendly Kitchen Countertops Traditional stone countertop materials, like granite and marble, are formed naturally beneath the earth’s […]

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  • QUARTZ VS. GRANITE: PROS AND CONS

    Selecting the perfect countertop stone can be the hardest part of planning a kitchen renovation. At Granite Selection, we offer a wide variety of quality stones, including quartz and granite. While both materials are popular among our clients, each offers a unique look and set of benefits for homeowners. Here are some quartz and granite pros and cons to consider when […]

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