kitchen island

Kitchen Island Seating Options for a More Functional Space

Quartz Counters

Adding a new kitchen island in your upcoming renovation, or in the process of revamping your existing one? It’s easy to look to form over function. Unfortunately, that lack in function could make you and your family crazy, especially after a time consuming, costly renovation. Before you update your kitchen or island, carefully consider which seating arrangements meet your daily dining needs.

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Granite Countertops

Boring Bath? Check Out these Natural Stone Shower Trends

 

Natrual Stone ShowerBoring, utilitarian bathrooms are thankfully a thing of the past. After all, the bath is a place everyone goes to relax, refresh, or simply indulge in a little ‘alone time.’ After years of purely practical design, however, many homeowners find themselves stumped when facing a bathroom redesign. Luckily, we have some tips for getting past the standard hardware store bath accouterments. Continue reading

quartz surfacing

Quartz Surfacing: Can You Repair Quartz Countertops?

Quartz Surfacing: How to Repair Quartz Countertops

Quartz surfacing is designed for a beating – but it’s not indestructible. Extreme wear-and-tear and kitchen accidents can occasionally result in chipped stone. In the rare event this occurs, you should be able to fix it without replacing the entire quartz slab. How will you choose to repair your quartz countertops? Continue reading

Quartz maintenance

The Dos and Don’ts of Quartz Maintenance

How Hard Is Quartz Maintenance?

Finally moving beyond Formica with your upcoming kitchen or bath redesign? Making yourself familiar with the cleaning and maintenance needs of possible stone selections before committing to a countertop material can help prevent buyer’s remorse. Granite, marble, and quartz are each created differently, and as such, have different care requirements. Just how does quartz maintenance stack up against these other countertop options? Continue reading