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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...

Why Granite Countertops are the Right Choice for Your Bathroom

If you’re building a home or remodeling a bathroom in your current home, countertop materials are likely on your mind. There are so many options out there that the sheer number of choices can be paralyzing. Let us make it easier for you. Here’s our case for why...

Quartz vs. Granite: How Do I Choose?

Selecting new countertops for your new home or your renovation project can be one of the most exciting parts of the process, but with so many options, it can be hard to make a decision. Many homeowners have a hard time choosing between the two most popular...

How to Maintain Your Granite Countertops

Natural stone like granite offers unparalleled beauty for your kitchen or bath. If you've made the investment in granite countertops, you'll want to protect that investment and keep them looking beautiful. Here are our tips to best maintain granite countertops:...

How is Quartz Formed?

If you're considering quartz countertops, you're probably curious about how quartz is made. While you may have heard of granite quarries and marble quarries up on the tops of mountains, you've never heard of quartz quarries. Perhaps you've even seen small...

Tear Out is Our Pleasure

Even though we have been in business for over 20 years, I feel we need to be sure that our clients know that we can and most of the time, do all the tearout of an existing countertop. The owner of Kowalski Quarts & Granite is a builder, an over-the-top...

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