Category Archives: Countertop FAQ

How Are Quartz Countertops Made & Manufactured?

Quartz countertops are an increasingly popular option these days. They are beautiful, durable, and easy...

What Is Cambria Quartz and Why Is It Different?

What is Cambria Quartz? What Makes Cambria Quartz Different from other Quartz Countertop Brands on...

Your Ultimate Guide to Understanding Countertop Edges

UPDATED June 15th, 2021 | New Pictures, New Edges 1. Eased/ Flat Polish Edge Eased...

Quartz vs Granite: What’s the Difference?

When exploring a Kitchen or Bathroom Countertop Project, many people commonly ask, What's the Difference...

The Pros and Cons of Granite Countertops

When you think of luxurious living, you probably think of chandeliers, hardwood floors, and granite...

The Pros and Cons of Quartz Countertops

It doesn't matter whether you're thinking about redoing your kitchen, your bathroom, or both. If...

How to Measure Countertops

Step By Step Guide on Measuring Countertops How to Measure Countertops: STEP 1: Draw an...

Granite Vs Onyx Countertops: Which Should You Choose?

Are you in the process of renovating or building a kitchen? While starting a kitchen...

The 4 Colors of Cambria Brittanicca

Comparing the Colors of The Brittanicca Family Wondering about the color differences between each Brittanicca...

Health Concerns and Risks Associated with Old Countertops and Surfaces

Kitchen Surfaces in your Home come in contact with a variety of different germs. Germs...

What Every Homeowner Should Know About Countertop Replacement

Replacing a countertop is one of the most dramatic ways to upgrade your kitchen in...

Your Complete Guide: Does Granite Stain?

55% of homebuyers are happy to pay extra for a home that has granite countertops....

Everything You Need to Know About Vetrazzo Countertops

The kitchen is the heart of your home. It’s where the family gathers, meals get...

How Are Marble Countertops Made?

One of the 7 wonders of the world, the Temple of Artemis built in 550...

How Much Do Granite Countertops Cost?

Are you building your own custom home or remodeling your kitchen? That’s really exciting! You’re...

Should You Choose Marble Countertops for the Kitchen?

Looking for a countertop that’s safe, elegant, and affordable? Have you ever considered marble? Marble...

The Consumer Guide: The Pros and Cons of Marble Countertops

Getting ready to install new countertops? Wondering whether marble can be a good choice for...

Your Guide to the Soapstone Countertops Cost

Are you considering soapstone counters? Then you’re probably wondering what soapstone countertops cost. You might...

How to Find Cheap Granite Countertops

Granite countertops can definitely create a modern look to your home. These elegant swirls of...

What is the Cost of Granite Installation?

Granite countertops are one of the most popular choices for kitchen remodels these days –...

Are Granite Vanity Tops Heat Resistant? And Other Granite Questions: Answered

Originally thought to be a fad – a short-lived flash in the pan – granite...

How to Clean Quartz Vanity Tops

Now that you’ve installed a beautiful quartz vanity top, it’s important to take the right...

8 Backsplash Trends to Inspire Your Kitchen Remodel

Are you ready to remodel your kitchen? Maybe you’re building a new home and need...

Granite and Marble: Similarities and Differences You Need to Know

Are you trying to decide between granite or marble countertops? The choice can definitely be...

Granite, Marble, and Onyx: A Guide for Sealing Countertops

One of the best (and easiest) ways to add value to your home is keeping...

Beyond Granite: Kitchen Countertop Materials You Need to Consider

Are You in Search of The Perfect Kitchen Countertop for Your Humble Abode? It is...

Do Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Add Value to Your Home?

Did you know that kitchen and bath remodeling often returns the cost at more than...

The 5 Best Qualities of White Granite and Other Stone Countertops

Countertops made from white granite and other natural stones are a great investment for any...

Cambria Quartz Countertops: Buy Direct From the Fabricator

Remodeling the countertops in your home gives a great boost to the value of your...

So Many Choices, So Many Prices: Why Does Granite Stone Vary in Price?

Granite is a readily-available, durable material. That makes it an outstanding choice for kitchen countertops,...

Preparing For Your Countertop Template Date

You’ve Placed Your Countertop Order, Now What? Once your Project Manager has all your documentation,...

IGS Countertop Installation Warranty

Man-Made Stone Products (Quartz) International Granite and Stone, LLC. (IGS) will warrant your Quartz Stone...

Average Countertop Project Time

Average Project Turnaround Time After you have consulted with your Design Specialist, selected your Material, Edge,...

Chips, Cracks, and Blemishes in Natural Stone

What to Expect from your Natural Stone When purchasing Natural Stone for your countertops, there...

Meet Your Countertop Project Manager

If there’s Something Strange, with your Countertops… Who’re You Gonna Call?  Your Project Manager! After...

Our Countertop Manufacturing Process

Manufacturing Your Countertops At International Granite and Stone, we use the most advanced manufacturing machines...