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June 02, 2015
HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT GRANITE COUNTERTOP TO GO WITH YOUR KITCHEN CABINETS
Granite countertops can be costly but are incredibly worth it. Granite is aesthetically beautiful and adds great value to your home. There are specific factors to consider before deciding on the right granite pattern for your home. Let’s delve into it so you can make a wise decision on your future stone countertop investment. The Color of Your […]
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May 19, 2015
HOW TO PROPERLY CLEAN THE KITCHEN
Cleaning the house is not the most exciting thing to do but it is a necessity! One room in the home people tend to spend a lot of time in is the kitchen. It’s where families and friends come together for one to three meals a day and the occasional snacking in between meals. Not only […]
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May 14, 2015
5 BENEFITS OF A GRANITE COUNTERTOP
Have you ever wondered why people love granite countertops so much? If you haven’t owned one before, it might be hard to appreciate what is so special about this one-of-a-kind material. From its unique, beautiful colors to its durability and prestige, there are practically innumerable reasons why granite is the preferred countertop material around the […]
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May 14, 2015
HOW GRANITE COUNTERTOP CAN ENHANCE THE FENG SHUI IN YOUR KITCHEN
Feng shui is an ancient Chinese practice that is designed to create harmony in your life and home. Literally translating to “wind-water,” feng shui returns the elements to their nature balance which brings relaxation, peace of mind, and refreshment. Feng shui can be applied to every facet of your life, from your home to your […]
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May 12, 2015
FIVE MOST POPULAR GRANITE SELECTIONS
Granite is one of the most iconic and precious stones you can decorate your home with. With thousands of varieties and granite colors from around the world, each style of granite has a unique personality and vibe. When selecting the perfect stone for kitchen countertop or bathroom vanity countertops, you should get to know the granites that are most representative of […]
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April 09, 2015
FOUR WAYS GRANITE WILL GIVE YOU THE BATHROOM OF YOUR DREAMS
BATHROOM OF YOUR DREAMS Imagine your perfect bathroom—is it sleek and modern, with a square-glass walk-in shower with steam control natural stone countertops and a two-flush toilet? Or is it a vintage, Art-Deco-inspired throwback with a claw foot bathtub, separate hot and cold knobs, and gold-trimmed everything? Whether you have conservative or progressive tastes in decoration (or, […]
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April 09, 2015
WHAT IS GRANITE, ANYWAY?…
In geological terms, granite is an igneous rock that is produced under many layers of sedimentary minerals. Igneous rocks are the product of volcanoes, essentially hardened magma. Igneous rock that solidifies on the surface of the earth is called extrusive, and is brittle and flaky. Granite, however, is called intrusive because it cools over a […]
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April 09, 2015
3 THINGS TO KNOW WHEN SELECTING A GRANITE COUNTERTOP
Like giant slabs of diamond, granite is forever. Formed under immense subterranean geological pressure, granite is an extremely dense composite of hardy minerals that is virtually impervious to scratches, scuffs, stains, and heat. But granite is also as beautiful as a diamond, if not more so—it is rich and vibrant in hue, with colors and […]
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4 must-have cookbooks by chicago chefs
4 must-have cookbooks by chicago chefs

This eBook outlines the best cookbooks written by today’s most inventive Chicago-based chefs. These cookbooks are not just filled with recipes, cook times and measurements. Each book catalogues the chefs’ creative journey, what inspires them, and what they’re passionate about. Get inspired, roll up your sleeves and cook something you never thought you could.