Granite Verses Quartz Surfaces

  Many homeowners compare granite countertops with quartz surfaces for the kitchen. These two types of countertops are the most common choices with their easy maintenance and long lasting beauty.  Their pricing is similar, depending on the color of granite in consideration, which makes the comparison even more valid.  With many similar properties between these two type surfaces, the differences …

Granite Sinks

Natural granite and marble are most commonly used today as kitchen countertops and bathroom vanity tops.  However, there are many other useful ways to use granite and marble in and around the home.  One excellent example that is underutilized is kitchen and bathroom sinks.  There are three main types of granite sinks.  One type is custom sinks that are fabricated …

Soapstone Resists Heat

Soapstone is an excellent choice to use in the kitchen near the stovetop or at a fireplace. This enduring stone holds up to heat and maintains heat better than any other natural stone on the market. It maintains its heat in a subtle way making it comfortable to the touch. Granite and marble can also withstand high heat from a …