- 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
- Understanding the differences between quartz countertops or granite countertops
Do you want a quartz countertop or granite countertop for your kitchen renovation? While the two stones have a lot of similarities at first glance, they both have their pros and cons. Both are premium stones you can use in your home. One stone is less heat resistant, while the other requires more maintenance. To […]Continue reading
- Are quartz countertops heatproof?
You just finished boiling the pasta for dinner tonight? As you prepare to empty the water into the sink, you get the phone call you waited all day to receive. Without thinking, you put the boiling pot of pasta on your quartz countertop and answer the phone. Ten minutes later, you come back to drain […]Continue reading
- How to care for quartz countertops
Quartz is one of the most durable stones in the world. While it can handle different elements, quartz is not impenetrable to spills, heat, and cuts. Therefore, it is essential to know how to care for quartz countertops. Otherwise, you shorten the lifetime of your quartz countertop. Even if you protect the countertop, you cannot […]Continue reading
- How to clean quartz countertops
You used to have a beautiful quartz countertop in your kitchen that lit up your morning every time you entered the room. However, lately, something has been amiss. The challenge is while quartz is naturally glossy and does not require polishing, the stone is not entirely maintenance free. Once you realize this, another question pops […]Continue reading
- 9 BOLD COUNTERTOP COLORS FROM GRANITE SELECTION
While most kitchen designs revolve around neutral color schemes, choosing a bold countertop color is an easy way to add some focus and fun into your space. Here are 9 bold countertop colors that we offer at Granite Selection to help you get inspired for your kitchen renovation. Dynamic Blue – Granite This vivid blue will be […]Continue reading
- GRANITE VS. CAMBRIA: BEAUTY AND DURABILITY
With the new stone, Cambria, on the scene, it’s important to compare and contrast it with stones the majority of people are already familiar with. Granite has been established as the “best of the best” when it comes to countertop materials but what if it were to be dethroned? Check out the pros and cons of each of […]Continue reading
- 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