Tips and Articles

Crack or Fissure? What's the Difference?

Sometimes these "cracks" in natural stone countertops are not cracks at all, but fissures, something that resembles a crack. Read more to learn the difference. ....More

Quartzite. Quartz. What's the Difference?

Sometimes people confuse the two materials, given their similar names and appearances. Read this article to learn how they differ before you make a decision. ....More

Pros and Cons of Full Slab Showers

If you want to select the most appropriate and attractive surface materials for your new shower, consider a full slab installation. Here are the pros and cons. ....More

Why Quartzite Is Better Than Limestone For Showers

If you have been considering limestone for your new shower installation, we think you may be better off with quartzite. Read this article to learn why. ....More

Deciding Between Granite and Marble Countertops

Read about the differences in price, durability, appearance, and maintenance for granite and marble countertops so you can make an informed decision. ....More

The Pros and Cons of Natural Stone Resining

Natural stone has inherent imperfections. Resin fills, reinforces, and strengthens the durability of natural stone, but can be problematic if not done properly. ....More

Kitchen Design Dos and Don'ts

Food prep and socializing are most enjoyable in a well-designed kitchen. Here are a few suggestions, as well as mistakes to avoid in your kitchen design. ....More

Countertop Installation: Potential Problems

Preexisting imperfections in cabinets, walls, and other surfaces require some creativity and ingenuity to resolve for the best possible installation. ....More

Going Cheap With Selecting a Fabricator May Be Costly

To ensure the best possible quality and installation of your natural stone countertops, select your fabricator carefully. Here are a few tips. ....More

Why Travertine Isn't Countertop Material

Travertine is a smart choice for floors, showers, and more. Have you ever wondered why more people don't choose it for their countertops? Here are the details. ....More

New Trend: No More Bar Height Tops

The recent buzz among fabricators and installers is that they are noticing that more and more of their customers are opting to do away with bar height tops. ....More

How to Prepare for Countertop Installation

This article will guide you through the steps you can take to help us provide a seamless countertop installation experience for you. ....More

Remodeling Your Kitchen? 3 Things to Consider...

You'll be selecting countertop and cabinet materials, paint colors, fixtures, and appliances. Here are a few often-overlooked details to add to your list. ....More

Selecting Stone For Exterior Countertops

Natural stone is an excellent choice for an outdoor kitchen or other exterior living spaces. Here's what you need to know before you select countertop material. ....More

Natural Stone Finishes

Read this article to learn more about natural stone finishes. The exact same stone can offer a variety of different looks depending upon how it is treated. ....More

About Porcelain and Ceramic Tiles

Differences between porcelain and ceramic can impact the cost, appearance, and longevity of your installation. Read this article for important info you should know. ....More

Tips for choosing your granite company

Choosing a company to fabricate and install your new countertops is an important one. While natural stone countertops are beautiful and add value to your home, they are a considerable investment and a homeowner must choose carefully. ....More