- MSI QUARTZ VS. GRANITE
Deciding on the perfect stone countertop can be the hardest part of planning a kitchen renovation and the first major step is deciding upon your material. At Granite Selection, we offer a wide variety of quality stones, including various reputable quartz brands, granite, marble, and travertine. While every material we offer has major advantages, each offers a unique look and set of […]Continue reading
- HOW TO OBTAIN A SEAMLESS COUNTERTOP
A poorly manufactured countertop is easy to spot. Rugged corners and crudely filed cutouts can make even the most regal stones look dirty and cheap. At Granite Selection, we have invested in advanced technology to give all of our customers a perfect countertop, every time. Accurate Laser Template When you schedule our complimentary in-home measurement service, […]Continue reading
- HOW ARE GRANITE COUNTERTOPS INSTALLED?
Buying a new stone countertop can be a long, frustrating and expensive endeavor. At Granite Selection, we pride ourselves on supplying our clients with high-quality stones, affordable prices, and unbeatable customer service. Here are the 10 simple steps involved in purchasing and installing a new countertop with Granite Selection. Measure Your Countertop You can either do this […]Continue reading
- WHAT COUNTERTOP GOES BEST WITH YOUR LIFESTYLE?
Choosing a stone countertops can be overwhelming. There are so many stone types and colors to choose from, that many people focus on the design and forget to think about how their countertop will work with their life. Do You Prefer Natural Stone? Some people simply prefer the look and feel of a unique slab of natural stone. If […]Continue reading
- PURCHASING GRANITE COUNTERTOPS: HOME DEPOT VS. GRANITE SELECTION
If you own your own home, perform modest renovations and home improvement, or have any experience with DIY construction projects, you’ve probably been to Home Depot more times than you can count. Why? Aside from the hotdogs, Home Depot has built its reputation as a one-stop-shop for all your home-related needs, managing to undersell virtually […]Continue reading
- 7 SPECTACULAR SCULPTURES THAT SHOWCASE GRANITE IN CHICAGO
Buckingham Fountain Buckingham Fountain is one of the most iconic public works of granite in Chicago, serving as the gateway to the city in a grand display of opulence. With jets of water that shoot up to 150ft in the air, Buckingham Fountain is one of largest fountains in the world, modeled on the wedding-cake […]Continue reading
- GRANITE SELECTION: PROS AND CONS
Chicago granite and marble are both great choices for natural stone countertops. Their unique color patterns, hues and textures are sure to add beauty and character to your living space. Before selecting your countertop, it is important to understand the pros and cons of both so you can choose the right stone for your project. PROS […]Continue reading
- CHICAGO GRANITE INSTALLATION: THE GRANITE SELECTION DIFFERENCE
Each and every employee that is involved in a Granite Selection installation has at least 10 or more years of installation experience. Through our combined years of experience as ggranite countertop installation contractors, we have seen it all, and can therefore swiftly and accurately address any issues as they arise. Experienced Employees We take pride in […]Continue reading
- HOW IS GRANITE HARVESTED?
Dating back thousands of years, granite is one of the most sought-after building materials. Granite is a light-colored igneous rock that forms from the slow crystallization of magma below Earth’s surface. Granite is composed mainly of quartz and feldspar. It is one of the strongest, most durable substances, second only to diamonds. It is more commonly known […]Continue reading
- 5 MOST POPULAR GRANITE COLORS OF 2015
The classic look of granite is an upgrade that can take your kitchen countertops, bathroom countertops, fireplace or flooring to a whole new level. Whether you’re working with an interior designer or giving it a try on your own, choosing the perfect granite for your home is an exciting process. It can also be overwhelming, with so […]Continue reading