- How to keep black granite countertops clean
Do you want to keep your new black granite countertop in pristine condition? If so, you probably want to know how to clean it without the muss and fuss. While it is not as difficult as you might expect, you need to use the right cleaners to correctly clean your home. In this article, we […]Continue reading
- How to use Sanitary Engineering with Granite Countertops
Sanitary engineering improves the overall cleanliness and hygiene of the environment. The process combines chemistry, microbiology, and biochemistry along with some common sense. Whether you install appliances next to your new granite countertop or updating your current kitchen workspace, it is always a good idea to incorporate sanitary engineering principles for all installation processes. In […]Continue reading
- 11 Types of Silestone Quartz
Silestone is a Spanish provider of high-quality quartz countertops. They come in a variety of colors, edges, and other features. Like other quartz countertops, Silestone offers stain-resistant and heat-protection features. It is a durable rock that lasts for years without issue. The average composition of quartz stones is 93% quartz and 7% resin. However, Silestone […]Continue reading
- Comparing different quartz countertop brands
When quartz countertops first started appearing in Europe in the 60’s and 70’s, it took a while for the United States to catch on to the trend. Since that time, quartz countertop brands have become a symbol of luxury. Why is that? Quartz is a superior stone that improves the quality of kitchens and bathrooms. […]Continue reading
- How to repair your granite countertop?
Granite countertops usually last at least 10-20 years. However, from time to time things happen. It is part of life. That is why we created this nifty little guide to help you repair your granite countertop if something does go wrong. Before we talk repairs, let’s talk about prevention While stuff happens, here are a […]Continue reading
- What to do with your old granite countertops?
Often when we help homeowners remodel their home, one question always comes up. “What should we do with our old granite countertops?” While the answer on this varies depending on your circumstances, we have a few solutions. Five things to do with your old granite countertops #1. Trash the old granite countertops The average life […]Continue reading
- The 411 on Laminate Countertops
Over 100 years ago, two engineers discovered how to substitute mica rocks for high-pressure plastic resins. The two engineers named the substitute Formica in recognition of the material it replaced. The name stuck, and millions of homeowners’ lives changed with Formica laminate countertops and other products. The most prominent product the company sold was their […]Continue reading
- What are the quartz countertops pros and cons?
Quartz is one of the most popular kitchen countertop materials in the United States. Based on a recent study of different kitchen countertops in households, 40% of homeowners used engineered quartz. The market share is second only to granite countertops (41%). With so many homeowners using this for their kitchen, we thought it would be […]Continue reading
- Do Quartz Countertops Look Like Marble?
Did you ever see a celebrity’s kitchen or bathroom’ like Lebron James, Ellen DeGeneres, and Khloe Kardashian? It is enchanting to look through these websites at the celebrities’ marble counters and other fixtures throughout their homes. However, we discovered some quartz countertops that look like marble. The benefit of using quartz is the stone does […]Continue reading
- What are quartz countertops made of anyways?
Have you ever gazed at your beautiful quartz countertop and thought to yourself, what exactly are quartz countertops made of anyways? What makes the composition of the stone shine just right? How can your quartz countertop be strong enough to withstand such regular abuse and still look good? Maybe we are alone here at wondering […]Continue reading