How to Select the Best Kitchen Countertop for Your Home

The kitchen is the heart of your home and sets the decorative tone for the entire house. The kitchen countertops also need to be functional, align with your lifestyle in terms of upkeep, and be cost effective for your budget. When you are building or remodeling your kitchen, taking the necessary time to choose the best kitchen countertop can make a world of difference in the appearance, mood, and function of your kitchen.

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USING DECOR TO REDUCE STRESS IN YOUR HOME

    Using Décor to Reduce the Stress in your Home  by Lori Hethmon and Kiki Boswell The modern world is a busy place and that alone can add stress …
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Envision your kitchen

Boutique Granite Shop301-265-3312 Envision the kitchen of your dreams with our expert guidance   Thousands of Unique Stones AvailableGranite – Soapstone – Marble – Man Made Quartz – Quartzite Granite …
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New Gray and White Quartzite and Granite Slabs for Kitchens and Bathrooms

Check out our new February inventory of Granite and Quartzite slabs. This classic gray and white granite varies wildly from lot to lot.  It is well priced.  These slabs come from India and …
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8 Dreamy Kitchens with White Quartzite Counters

You really can’t beat the look and practicality of quartzite. This natural, quarried stone is durable like granite but with the colors and lines of white marble. Here are eight …
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Unique Stones Tuesday: Azurre Quartzite, Copper Canyon Granite, Equator Marble & More

    Welcome to our latest installment of “Unique Stones Tuesday,” where we help you sort through the noise by featuring a few choice slabs of natural stone currently on …
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Inspired by Autumn: A Color Palette

  In Denmark there is a special word, “hygge” (pronounced “hoog-eh”), that often guides design and home decor choices. “Hygge” roughly translates as “coziness,” but it means to create a warm, …
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How to Clean, Maintain, & Repair Soapstone Countertops

Soapstone is a metamorphic rock and is largely composed of the mineral talc. Talc is what gives soapstone its signature feel (soft like a dry bar of soap). The more talc …
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How to Clean, Maintain, & Repair Granite Countertops

Granite is an igneous rock. Igneous is the oldest rock type in the world. Granite is the most durable of the natural materials, although individual stones can vary. It is …
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Unique Stones Tuesday: African Fantasy Granite, Prada Gold Granite, & More

Welcome to our latest installment of “Unique Stones Tuesday,” where we help you sort through the noise by featuring a few choice slabs of natural stone currently on the market. …
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How to Clean, Maintain, and Repair Marble Countertops

There are three main types of rock in the earth: sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous. Marble and quartzite are metamorphic and granite is igneous. The variation of minerals and composition of …
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Unique Stones Tuesday: Gold Marinace Granite, Shivakashi Granite, Onyx, & More

Welcome to our latest installment of “Unique Stones Tuesday,” where we help you sort through the noise by featuring a few choice slabs of natural stone currently on the market.   …
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