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What is the Countertop Installation Process?

Designing a new kitchen or remodeling your existing kitchen is an exciting prospect, but not one that comes without a little bit of work and planning. If you’re getting new countertops, you might be wondering about the installation process: what it involves, how long...

What’s The Right Countertop For Your Aesthetic?

Some people know exactly what kind of countertops they want in their new kitchens. For others, they have an idea of their style, but they aren’t sure what kind of countertops would look best. If you’re one of those people who knows your style but not your...

Cost Comparison: Granite vs Quartz

Choosing the right material for your countertops can be a challenging experience, after all, you have to find something that will hold up well, look good, and match your home’s appearance, all while staying on budget. For a lot of people, the budget is the...

How To Make An Unique Bathroom Vanity

Whether you’ve been watching HGTV, love a good thrift store find, or are just looking to save money as you build your new home or remodel your bathroom, creating your own bathroom vanity is a great DIY project. Not only can you save money, but you can also...

Can You Put Marble Countertops in Your Bathroom?

One of the questions we get regularly is can you put marble countertops in a bathroom? Marble has a reputation for being finicky, so while it is a gorgeous material, many people worry that it will get damaged or require too much maintenance to use on their bathroom...

Quartz Countertops: Pros and Cons

When you think of gorgeous kitchen countertops, you probably think of quartz. It is well-known as a beautiful and functional material for counters. But like all materials, it has its advantages and disadvantages. If you’re considering using quartz for the countertops,...

Should You Replace Your Countertops?

New countertops can be an investment. An investment of time, money, and energy. You have to pick out the right ones, measure for them, tear out the old olds, and get the new ones installed—plus, pay for them. All that considered, it can be hard to know...

Using Granite In Your Living Room

When you think granite, you probably think countertops, and that means you think of the kitchen or bathroom. But granite is a gorgeous and versatile material that can look good in any room of your home. It’s so luxurious that it can make your...

Marble Countertops: Pros and Cons

Marble has a reputation as a gorgeous material with an elegant and traditional look. After all, it’s what fancy buildings and statues are made of! But remember all the missing arms on those statues. It also has a reputation for being a high maintenance material,...

Beyond Countertops: Other Applications for Granite in Your Home

When you think of granite, you probably think of countertops. After all, that’s what most people use granite for. And rightfully so, granite is an attractive, durable, and heat-resistance material that makes for the perfect counter surface in a home. But...

Cambria Quartz Countertops: Does Brand Matter?

Quartz countertops are super popular, and for good reason; quartz countertops are low maintenance, easy to clean, and stain and bacteria resistant, not to mention gorgeous. If you’ve been shopping for quartz countertops, you might have heard the brand name...

Granite and Radon: Am I at Risk?

If you’re interested in granite countertops for your new home or renovation, you’ve probably spent a lot of time looking into your options online. And in that process, you’ve probably come across some concerning and alarmist articles linking granite to radon and...

Environmentally-Friendly Countertop Options

In recent years, we’ve all become more aware of the environmental impact of our daily choices, from our carbon footprints to our garbage footprints. While some eco-friendly choices are obvious and simple to implement, like biking or carpooling to work or...

Unique Granite Countertop Ideas

Granite is popular for countertops, and for good reason. It is a durable, attractive, and high-performing material, with resistance to heat, scratches, and staining. Because it’s so popular, however, you might be concerned that your kitchen or bathroom will end up...

Five Gorgeous Alternatives to Granite Countertops

Granite has been one of the most popular materials for kitchen and bathroom countertops for years and years. For good reason, granite is a beautiful and durable natural stone. But for those who want a look that stands out, there are other options for gorgeous...

Best Countertop Materials for Outdoor Kitchens

  Outdoor kitchens are becoming increasingly popular and for good reason. What’s better than spending time outside with your family, eating and enjoying a beautiful Michigan summer, and if you’re lucky a gorgeous lakefront view? If you’re considering an outdoor...

Quartz vs. Quartzite: What’s the Difference?

While shopping for countertops for your new home or for your kitchen or bath remodel, you may have heard of quartz and quartzite and wondered what the difference was. Perhaps you even thought that they were the same thing. In actuality, quartz and quartzite are two...

How is Granite Formed?

If you’re interested in granite countertops or surfaces in your home, you’re probably already aware of its beauty, and probably some of the performance characteristics that make it an excellent countertop material. But what makes granite so special? Granite is a...

Soapstone Countertops: Pros and Cons

Soapstone is a beautiful natural stone with a lot of aesthetic and performance benefits. If you’re considering soapstone countertops for your kitchen or bath, you should educate yourself on the benefits and drawbacks to soapstone countertops. Look no further, here are...

Quartz vs. Marble: Which is Better?

Marble and quartz are both gorgeous, luxurious countertops materials, and if you’re trying to choose between them, the choice can be extremely difficult. Which is better? It’s hard to say. Here’s our take on quartz vs. marble... it depends. Though we generally...

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