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Why Quartz Countertops Are Ideal for Bakers

When it comes to countertop selection for a given kitchen, there are often both practical and aesthetic factors at play. This is particularly true for those who often use the countertop and related surfaces for cooking or related needs, especially one group: Bakers, who often gravitate toward quartz countertops if they have their choice of

Qualities of Kitchen Countertop Stone Options

For those looking to remodel their countertops as part of any kitchen remodel or renovation, there are several great material options out there. Modern technology allows for both natural stone and several other stone varieties to be used on countertops, including certain varieties that even mimic the look of natural stone with different qualities. At

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