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Caring for Soapstone Countertops

September 1, 2020|

Traditionally used for fireplace surrounds, chemistry labs, and sculptures, recent years have seen a resurgence in demand for soapstone as a countertop material. With its rich tones and resistance to heat and chemicals, it is easy to understand why modern [...]

How to Care for Your Marble Countertops

August 15, 2020|

White kitchens are classic, and they gained popularity in recent years likely due to Joanna Gaines’ modern farmhouse renovations on HGTV’s Fixer Upper. Her countertop stone of choice was often marble, with light colors and stunning veining. While they’re [...]

Three Things I Wish Customers Knew About Using Natural Stone

July 30, 2020|

As a natural stone fabricator and sculptor, I can appreciate the timeless beauty and durability that only a building material like natural stone can provide. After all, I work with it every day (well, five to six days a week, [...]

A Deep Dive Into the Properties of Quartzite

July 15, 2020|

Quartzite might just be the hottest natural stone at the moment. If quartzite were on Instagram, it would have thousands of followers, and as with any other celebrity sensation, people would wonder in hushed tones, “Can that be real?” “Looks [...]

How To Clean Quartz Countertops

June 29, 2020|

Quartz is one of the most low-maintenance options for countertop materials on the market. Made from crushed quartz pieces held together by resin and other bonding materials, it is a nonporous surface that is heat, scratch, and stain resistant. Best [...]

Six Advantages of Custom Laminate Countertops

June 15, 2020|

Are you considering custom laminate countertops for your home renovation? This popular material offers many advantages, several of which are on par with its stone counterparts. From affordability to durability, here is what you need to know about choosing laminate [...]

Pros and Cons of Soapstone Countertops

May 29, 2020|

Are you looking for a durable, low-maintenance natural stone for a custom countertop renovation? Then soapstone countertops might be the perfect fit. This material is praised for offering many of the same durability benefits as stones like granite, but [...]

How To Clean Granite Countertops

May 15, 2020|

Knowing how to clean granite countertops is key to maintaining their advantages. Granite is an ideal material for kitchen countertops because it is resistant to stains, heat, and abrasions. Even with these impenetrable qualities, granite’s longevity depends upon regular cleaning [...]

The Benefits of Marble Countertops

April 29, 2020|

Marble, a metamorphic stone, is a popular choice for kitchen and bathroom renovations. Having formed under immense pressure below the earth’s surface, it is a durable natural stone that makes for a long-lasting investment. Minerals that crystallized within the [...]

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