Jan 07 2023
Quartz and quartzite may sound the same, but they are two very distinct building materials. Both are often used for countertops, but how are they different?
Origin is a major differentiating factor. Quartzite is a kind of sandstone that is created when sand is subjected to high temperatures and pressure in nature. On the other hand,…
Mar 04 2022
A good way to increase the value of your home is to install a modern outdoor kitchen. There are several construction options to choose from. You can go with a barbecue island, a multi-functional kitchen space or just a simple concept. As you plan for your outdoor kitchen project it is important that your solution…
Aug 24 2021
Popular for fireplace surround/hearth as it will not yellow due to the heat. Great for cooking as it remains cool naturally, however it isn’t totally heat resistant, it is always recommended to place trivets before placing hot pots and pans directly on the surface of any countertop.
Unique & luxurious look, timeless: Elegant vein patterns…
Jul 08 2021
How to Care for Granite Countertops
Granite countertops are still very popular today since the early 2000s. It is a beautiful natural stone that resists staining and bacteria while radiating a lustrous shine. Compared to most common countertops, granite is tougher. Since it is a natural stone, it stands up well to everyday wear and tear,…
Jan 01 2021
Bathroom countertops have a lot to offer, such as functionality and aesthetics. When you are doing a bathroom remodeling project, it is best to consider your goals to choose the right bathroom countertop material in Chicago. With the right product, you will have stunning results that will last for years. Use the following guide to…
Oct 31 2019
Where to buy quartz countertops in the Chicago area?
Choosing the right quartz countertops can be overwhelming. To get the best countertops you need to factor in durability, cost of the quartz, and installation. That’s why choosing the right place and company for your new quartz countertops is the starting point of your search. There are…
Oct 30 2018
The kitchen countertop is the workspace of any kitchen. As such, it’s going to get dirty more quickly than just about any other part of your kitchen and you have to know how to keep it clean without damaging its surface. This can prove to be more tricky than you might imagine, since all countertops…
Aug 29 2018
Quartz – one of the best countertops materials
Quartz countertops are elegant, gorgeous and long-lasting but the one thing you can not say about them is that they are cheap because they are not. The factors that affect the cost of quartz countertops are the grade of the material, the complexity of the job, who does…
Jun 20 2018
When it comes to hiring a granite & marble countertop installer, you can reduce costs by not using a sink which is under-mounted. The manufacturer will cut granite countertops you purchase to fit the sink you have. Under-mounted sinks will need more cutting, which in turn increases the price. So buy the sink before you…
Jun 06 2018
What Makes Quartz the Perfect Material for Your Bathroom Countertop?
Just like marble and granite, quartz is a natural stone used for a number of applications. To some extent, these materials are very much alike. They are non-porous, durable, and tough alternatives for both floors and countertops. But what makes quartz an ideal option for your…