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Steps for Sealing Granite Countertops Properly

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on determining the current quality of a granite surface’s seal and whether it should be re-sealed. Granite is a porous natural stone, meaning liquid can seep into it if it isn’t protected – but sealing is the primary form of protection that

Determining if Granite Countertops Need Sealing

When purchasing a granite or any other stone countertop, a common question from clients is whether they need to seal this countertop surface. Countertop sealing involves protecting the surface from moisture, stains and other risks that might be present, including those that can significantly detract from the value and practical use of the surface. At

Differences Between Honed and Polished Stone Finishes, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the primary similarities and differences between honed and polished stone finishes. Two of your most common choices available for finishing various granite, marble and other countertops, these finishes are similar in some ways – but also have several distinct differences that often

Differences Between Honed and Polished Stone Finishes, Part 1

When you’re selecting a given stone for a new custom stone countertop, one of the most important factors to keep in mind will be finish type. Across several such stones, there are two common finish styles you’ll generally choose between: Honed and polished stone finishes. At Creative Granite, we’re happy to offer a huge variety

Choosing Stone Material for an Outdoor Countertop, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basic factors to be considering when choosing an ideal countertop surface for an outdoor space on your property. Variables like exposure level, weather and your space available will all play a role in which stone material you choose for such a