Why You Should Install Quartz Bathroom Countertops in Your Home

Why You Should Install Quartz Bathroom Countertops In Your Home

The right countertops can boost your home’s value while adding beauty to your bathroom. Your bathroom makeover or new home build deserves a countertop material that is stylish, durable, and practical. So…have you considered quartz? There’s a reason quartz has become the most popular countertop material, even passing granite. It provides a look that is […]

How to Pick Between Granite vs Quartz Countertops

How To Pick Between Granite Vs Quartz Countertops

Granite and quartz countertops are both great options for any home, and you really can’t go wrong with either. But if you love both options, it might be difficult to choose between granite vs quartz countertops. You might even end up delaying a kitchen or bathroom renovation or remodeling project simply because you can’t decide […]

The 6 Most Common Types of Stone Countertops

The 6 Most Common Types Of Stone Countertops

Doing a home renovation and want to include new stone countertops? Stone is a simple way to modify your space, adding sophistication and class and certainly upping the resale value of your home. Not only does the material look great, but its durable as well, making it worth the investment when it comes to longevity. […]

7 Reasons Why Quartz Kitchen Worktops Make a Statement

7 Reasons Why Quartz Kitchen Worktops Make A Statement

This just in: Quartz has edged out granite when it comes to countertops. And with good reason. For years, granite was the material of choice when it came to custom countertops. If you have bought, sold, built, or rented out a house in the past 20 years, you’ve probably heard the phrase, “Does it have […]

Are Quartz Worktops Heat Resistant?

Are Quartz Worktops Heat Resistant?

Need a worktop that can stand up to the spills, bangs, and scratches you’re sure to make? Then what you’re looking for is called quartz. Quartz is very durable and can withstand just about anything. But when it comes to heat, things get a little more tricky. Take a look at this quartz worktops guide […]

Granite and Marble: Similarities and Differences You Need to Know

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 a tough one. On the other hand, a lot of people don’t see much of a difference between granite and marble and tend to go with what looks good. There are actually a lot of surprising similarities and differences between […]

Choosing Your Countertop Material

Choosing Your Material

Choosing your Material Many factors come to mind thinking about doing your countertops: Are you looking for a light or dark look?  Or do you want something with movement?  Or something subtle?  Do you want your countertops to be smooth? Textured? Matte?  Should you match your Island to the Countertops, or do something different and complementary?  […]

What are Semi-Precious Countertops?

What Is Semi-precious?

What is Semi-Precious? Semi-Precious slabs are handmade pieces of art. Natural gemstones are hand selected and arranged to create a visually dynamic, aesthetically pleasing design. They are then combined with an epoxy or resin to create large slabs. Every slab is handmade to perfection. From these slabs, we then custom cut your countertops to your […]

How to get the look of Marble Countertops, for less!

How To Get The Look Of Marble, For Less!

Statutario Marble vs. Cambria Quartz Rosedale Marble vs. Quartz: Which one is better?  How to fake the look of Marble Marble Marble is a natural stone, formed under the Earth. The stone can be classified as a Metamorphic rock, meaning that over time, layers upon layers of limestone & calcium carbonate are subjected to heat […]

What is Marble?

What Is Marble?

Marble being harvested from the quarry What is Marble? Marble is a natural stone, formed under the Earth. Therefore, the stone can be classified as a Metamorphic rock. This means that over time, layers upon layers of limestone & calcium carbonate were subjected to heat and pressure. This creates the beautiful stone pieces that we […]

What is Quartzite?

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Cristallo Oro Quartzite What is Quartzite? Quartzite is a natural stone, formed under the Earth. This natural stone is similar to the durability of Marble. This material can be classified as a Metamorphic rock, meaning that over time, layers upon layers of sandstone are subjected to heat and pressure, to form the beautiful stone pieces […]

The Difference between Quartz & Quartzite

The Difference Between Quartz & Quartzite

Quartz vs. Quartzite What’s the difference between the two? Quartz and Quartzite are two similar countertops materials that have grown vastly in popularity over the past 10 years. Granite, which once was the go-to material for countertops, is slowly being phased out for the low maintenance of quartz and the beauty of quartzite. “Are they […]

What is Quartz?

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Quartz Samples Quartz is an engineered stone. Unlike Granite,  Quartz is man made, by combining 97% Crushed Quartz and 3% Resin. This makes the stone just as strong as granite, but slightly heavier. They are then formed into slabs and sold to retailers. Quartz is the most popular stone on the market. From these slabs, […]