After binge-watching your favorite home renovation series, you can’t wait for demo day to smash it, trash it and make way for your beautiful new cabinets and natural stone countertops. Unfortunately, there’s a lot these shows leave to ‘creative editing.’ And what you don’t know about the behind-the-scenes aspects of demo day can hurt you – and your home.
Does your dream kitchen look like a greenhouse, surrounded by floor to ceiling windows and luscious foliage and greenery? Don’t let reality douse your creative fire. From small, budget-friendly additions to complete kitchen renovation, there are many ways to incorporate a ‘garden vibe’ into your kitchen…
It’s not uncommon for homeowners beginning a kitchen remodel to experience a bit of creative block when it comes to choosing a cabinet and natural stone countertop combo for their upcoming kitchen renovation. If you need help finding the perfect pairing to complement your kitchen design, you’ve come to the right place…
Imagine a countertop surface comprised of a material that was durable and hard, yet that was easily sculpted into any imaginable shape. A solid surface countertop with a completely non-porous surface that was difficult to soil, that remained stunningly smooth over time, its ageless surface never developing a patina. This cutting-edge countertop material isn’t Jetson’s-era fiction. It’s engineered quartz.
Looking for a natural stone countertop option that will last as long as it took Mother Nature to create it? The same stone portions of Egypt’s pyramids are composed of, granite is renowned for such timeless beauty. Could this stone, known for its ability to weather a millennia of abuse, be the right choice for your kitchen? Continue reading
With the countless colors, patterns, and finishing options available in today’s kitchen countertop materials, choosing a countertop that suits the style of your home can be quite overwhelming. Luckily, given other known variables, such as cabinetry, wall, and flooring color and style, you can find your way to your ideal selection. Continue reading
Offering eye-catching beauty in a surprisingly durable package, quartzite gives countertop contenders granite and marble a run for the money. Why should you give quartzite a second look when shopping for stone? Continue reading
Outfitting your bath? High-tech innovations are changing the interior landscape of homes, from family gathering sites such as the kitchen to the private respite of baths. As technology becomes increasingly more prominent and affordable, consumers are taking notice. What technologically-advanced trends are seizing the spotlight in the bath? Continue reading
The sleek, natural elegance of marble has been a long standing favorite in kitchen designs for more reasons than its classic, renowned appearance. Used by European bakers for centuries, the world’s love affair with this stunning stone is steeped in marble’s multifaceted virtues… Continue reading
If you’re unsure if ‘quartzite’ is some kind of fancy code for a cuter, more miniaturized version of quartz slabs, you’ve come to the right place. These stones, actually two vastly different varieties, confound everyone from homeowners crafting kitchen remodels to designers and industry experts who mistakenly use the terms interchangeably. Continue reading