Quartz vs. Quartzite Countertops PLUS Quartzite Pros & Cons

Those who love natural stone are often hard-pressed to choose between two of the most popular materials available: quartz vs. quartzite. Choosing the right material for your new kitchen countertops can be one of the most important decisions to make when it comes to design and quality. Whether or not you are going to be using your kitchen countertops every day, you’ll definitely want something spectacular and beautiful in what is arguably the most important room in the home. They both hail from the same name. But, what’s the difference between quartz and quartzite? Odds are you’ve seen [...]

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Cambria Quartz Countertops Pros & Cons

We are always pleased when our clients tell us how much they love the look of their Cambria countertops; not to mention meeting extra expectations, easy maintenance and adding substantial value to the room. We've also heard that once you've looked at the delightful Cambria colors, you may find yourself wishing that someone else could make the decision, just so many to choose from! We think there is a way to help you make a choice that will satisfy you months and years from now. So let's see how we can "keep it simple." Dividing the colors into several groups will help to eliminate those [...]

Silestone Countertops: The Pros & Cons

Choosing the best countertop option for your bathroom or kitchen is tough, particularly with kitchens.   Choosing the right countertop with all of the alternatives on the market, like marble and granite is a challenge, but when comparing features like staining and scratches, silestone fares well.  Silestone is manufactured from quartz, which provides many color tones, styles, and finishes for kitchen countertops and bathroom treatments, complementing many home styles and decorating tastes. What is Silestone? Silestone is a manufactured material made from natural quartz crystals that is used to make countertops, sinks, floors, shower trays, and wall cladding for bathroom [...]

Upgrade Your Kitchen Countertops With These New Quartz Colors

High-end kitchen countertops like granite and marble have long hogged the limelight. It's time for them to move over. Why? There is a trendier, more practical and aesthetically-pleasing alternative that is giving the old stalwarts a run for their money. We're talking quartz countertops. Since 2004, its popularity has soared almost 60 percent and it's predicted to continue to rise. So, if you're tired of the same old options and are looking for a countertop facelift that has character, spunk and class, look at quartz choices, especially the new quartz countertop colors of 2016. If you're still on the fence about [...]

Pros and Cons of Quartz vs Granite Countertops: The Complete Rundown

You want to remodel your kitchen, but you only have enough saved to renew your countertops. After much contemplation, you’ve narrowed it down to either granite or quartz countertops. But you’re having trouble deciding which one you really want and need. There are plenty of delusions and assumptions floating around out there about granite and quartz. This blog will tell you exactly what you can expect and sort out the pros and cons of quartz vs. granite countertops. QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS PROS AND CONS Quartz Pros Quartz is a mineral and one of the most abundant on our planet. These [...]