marble countertop maintenance

A Complete Guide to Marble Countertop Maintenance

A traditional choice in decor, marble’s popularity goes all the way back to ancient Greece and Rome.  Some of the most iconic monuments, temples, and sculptures from thousands of years ago are crafted from marble. The Parthenon in Athens and the Colosseum in Rome were both built using the metamorphic stone. Marble lends a certain classic beauty wherever it’s used. It’s no surprise it’s …

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The Savvy Homeowner’s Guide to Low Maintenance Countertops in 2020

Homeowners who make kitchen countertop selections based not only on looks but common sense, get the best value and enjoy the highest return on investment. When you look for the best value in kitchen countertops, consider maintenance. Savvy homeowners appreciate anything low-maintenance in the kitchen, especially work surfaces. Low-maintenance, however, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy luxury and elegance. Add a touch of …

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5 Modern Kitchen Designs: Materials, Styles, and Colors for 2020

90% of homeowners plan to remodel their home at some point in the future. And out of those people, over one-third of them plan to do so in the next 2 years. Do you fall into the latter category and have a home renovation project coming up soon? Are you lost as to what to do for your kitchen? If you’re …

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Making it Match: How to Choose Kitchen Colors to Complement Dark Quartz Countertops

It’s recommended that you remodel your kitchen every 10-15 years. If it’s come time to remodel your kitchen, there are many things to consider.  Perhaps you’ve already made the decision that you want dark quartz countertops. That’s great! One step down, now you have to consider what works well with it. Below we’ll look at what materials and colors work best …

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7 Types of Marble Countertops to Consider for Your Dream Kitchen

You’ve probably been imagining your dream kitchen for years. Now that you’ve budgeted and saved, it’s finally time for the kitchen remodel. Congratulations! Now comes the hard part. You have to choose every detail in your kitchen’s design, including the marble countertops.  Where do you begin? Marble is a financial investment, so it’s important to choose a slab you’ll love for …

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Pros and Cons of Quartz Countertops: What to Know Before You Buy

The average homeowner spends just shy of $3000 on countertop installation.  New countertops are a significant investment, which is why you want to take your time when choosing the materials, colors, patterns, and contractors.  For many people, the biggest decision when it comes to choosing countertops is the material. Without a doubt, quartz is one of the most popular countertop materials.  …

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8 Reasons Why Marble Counters in the Kitchen Are a Great Idea

You moved into a new house. Everything looks pretty good except for the rundown kitchen counters. You’re going to need to do something about that before you have guests come over for a housewarming party. Why not replace those old countertops with marble? Buying marble counters isn’t as expensive as you may think, and they are a good investment. No …

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The Best Kitchen Makeover Ideas of 2019

The average home remodeling project increases a home’s value by about 56 percent of the cost invested. A kitchen renovation, however, sees returns of over 100%. It makes sense, considering that the kitchen is often the heart of every family home. Updating an aging kitchen or upgrading its utility isn’t as straightforward as adding some new paint and appliances. You need a …

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10 Tips For a Stunning Kitchen Remodel

Kitchens are the focal point of most homes. In an era where we see more home designs with an open concept, kitchen decor and layout is more important than ever. With open spaces, kitchens are a popular gathering place. Although kitchens are an important factor when house shopping, buyers will often forgo their dream kitchen for other amenities. The thought …

how to care for quartz countertops

A Straightforward Guide to Caring for Your Quartz Countertops

Your kitchen is the most popular room in the house. The average homeowners spend more time in their kitchen than any other room in the home, including the bathroom.  And one of the most important features in your kitchen is your countertop.  Your counters take up a lot of kitchen space, and it’s one of the first things people see when they …