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Stone Wars: Soapstone versus Marble Countertops

Stone Wars: Soapstone versus Marble Countertops Kitchen countertops are a highly functional and very visible element in any kitchen, so homeowners naturally want the most durable and attractive material they can afford. Two of the most popular dimension stones they can choose for kitchen countertops are soapstone and marble. Marble and soapstone have core similarities. [...]

Stone Wars: Soapstone versus Marble Countertops 2019-02-01T17:04:28+00:00

Types of Granite You Can Consider for Kitchen Countertops

Types of Granite You Can Consider for Kitchen Countertops Many homeowners still prefer granite countertop, although the top pick for kitchen countertops is now quartz. This persistence might be due to the uniqueness of granite, or alternately, because it is a natural stone. At any rate, those still loyal to granite certainly have about as [...]

Types of Granite You Can Consider for Kitchen Countertops 2019-01-26T16:34:07+00:00

Head to head: Solid Surface and Granite Countertops

Head to head: Solid Surface and Granite Countertops Durability is a major factor when considering the type of material for your kitchen countertops. Some look only at cost, but cost is relative, because some materials might be expensive on the outset, but lasts much longer than cheaper options. Two of the more durable options for [...]

Head to head: Solid Surface and Granite Countertops 2019-01-12T19:17:36+00:00

Four Factors for Choosing Natural Stone Countertops

Four Factors for Choosing Natural Stone Countertops Natural stone countertops are still the usual choices of homeowners for their kitchens despite the availability of other materials. This is not surprising, really, as natural stones have certain panache. Back in the day, natural stones such as marble and granite were only for the rich and privileged. [...]

Four Factors for Choosing Natural Stone Countertops 2018-12-29T18:26:17+00:00

Fascinating Color Facts about Granite Countertops

Fascinating Color Facts about Granite Countertops Granite continues to be one of the top materials for countertops despite the availability of a host of intriguing new materials such as quartz. However, choosing one for your kitchen or bathroom is not easy, primarily because there are so many choices. Analysis paralysis is a good way to [...]

Fascinating Color Facts about Granite Countertops 2018-12-16T00:00:06+00:00

How Eco-Friendly are Granite Countertops?

How Eco-Friendly are Granite Countertops? The move for adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle has many people questioning the environmental impact of the stuff brought in for home improvements as well. In most cases, this means opting for more expensive options, but it pays back in the long run. Many homebuyers, for instance, are more likely to [...]

How Eco-Friendly are Granite Countertops? 2018-11-24T20:18:45+00:00

A Keen Comparison of Granite and Quartz Countertops

A Keen Comparison of Granite and Quartz Countertops Engineered quartz countertops finally edged out granite countertops in 2018 as the fan favorite. The contest has been going on for a while, with granite holding its own as it has for many decades. However, the edge is thin, as there is not much to choose between [...]

A Keen Comparison of Granite and Quartz Countertops 2018-11-11T17:23:00+00:00

16 Interesting Facts about Quartz Countertops

16 Interesting Facts about Quartz Countertops Quartz countertops are really making waves in the home remodeling industry, and show no signs of abating. Some experts claim that it is more popular than granite countertops. However, many homeowners have no more than the vaguest idea about quartz countertops. Here are 16 interesting facts about quartz countertops [...]

16 Interesting Facts about Quartz Countertops 2018-10-27T19:57:23+00:00

Four Reasons to Avoid Concrete Kitchen Countertops

Four Reasons to Avoid Concrete Kitchen Countertops Choosing a kitchen countertop is not easy. There are so many choices available, and other homeowners are no help at all. Some will tell you to choose this, and others will tell you to choose that material until you just don't know where you're at. You can always [...]

Four Reasons to Avoid Concrete Kitchen Countertops 2018-10-15T00:34:28+00:00

Top Options for Kitchen Countertops

Top Options for Kitchen Countertops Choosing the right kind of material for kitchen countertops is a major decision. The material can have a significant impact on the look and utility of the kitchen as countertops play a major role in each and the cost can greatly affect the homeowner’s budget. If you are in the [...]

Top Options for Kitchen Countertops 2018-09-18T19:48:54+00:00