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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…

Choosing Stone Material for an Outdoor Countertop, Part 1

While the most common setting for a given countertop will be indoors within the kitchen or bathroom area, natural stone countertops also do very well outside. Those setting up a social area or any kind of living space in their back yard or another area of the property should strongly consider natural stone countertops if…

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