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Go Green with Natural Stone Countertops

Want better indoor air quality for your family? Some home building materials leach VOCs, or volatile organic compounds, which can pollute the indoor air your family breathes. But natural stone countertops don’t. They’re as natural as they come, rock-solid, and as earthy as you’re going to get. And that’s a...

Why White Marble Might Be Best for Your Kitchen Countertops

Does choosing white marble for your kitchen countertops scare you?Marble etching worries some homeowners and keeps them from choosing white marble for their countertops. But did you know that when marble etches, it turns white? So why not select white marble?Marble Countertops: 9 Tips for Choosing a White Marble Slab addresses...

Install Heat-Resistant Marble Countertops for Worry-Free Baking

If you love to bake but have subpar countertops, you’ll find yourself placing a lot of potholders, cutting boards, and trivets throughout the kitchen before pulling anything hot from the oven. This should be the first clue that you need marble countertops. Heat-resistant marble won’t leave you holding a hot tray...

Use This Not That—Cleaning Your Quartz Countertop

Like any countertop, quartz countertops demand the right kind of care.For daily wipe downs, you’ll want to keep a soft cloth and spray bottle filled with white vinegar and water nearby. For spills that haven’t dried, you can grab the dishwashing detergent and a soft cloth. For spills that have...

Choosing Your Natural Stone Countertops the OCD Way

On an OCD chart from “never any at any time” to “I’ll wipe them up tomorrow,” what’s your crumbs-on-the-countertop level? What type of natural stone pattern or color do you want to see first thing in the morning? Wake-up bright or something more soothing? Before becoming overwhelmed by the colors and...

Is your Kitchen ready for New Countertops?

Do you feel like your kitchen looks tired and boring? Are you looking for an affordable way to change your kitchen so it looks new and fresh? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you are not alone. Many people would like to make a big change in...

Granite Countertops Top the List

Let’s face it. You want and need new kitchen countertops. But you don’t have countless hours to spend researching the best kitchen countertop material. By reading the Top 5 Reasons Why Granite Is the Most Popular Countertop, you can save a lot of time. You’ll discover granite’s outstanding qualities and what granite...

Outdoor Kitchens with Natural Stone Countertops

Tired of staring at your own four walls? Is your indoor space growing smaller by the day? Now is a good time to look outside! Not at the snow, wind, or lack of green, but at what can be when spring comes. Make plans now to move your crowded indoor living...

Invest in Your Home with Granite

Anytime is a good time to make an investment in your home. Especially if the improvement can add to your home’s resale value. And granite countertops in the bathroom are one of the best investments. But become informed before you shop.Cost of Bathroom Granite Countertops: How Much You Should Prepare...

Make Custom Stone Countertops Part of Your Dreams

“While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads…”Winter’s a good time to dream, and you have all winter to make your plans a reality. Which countertops in your home would you spiff up by spring? The bathroom vanities, indoor or outdoor kitchen countertops, or a more durable bar top?While most...