Choosing and Caring for Stone Countertops
Quartz vs Granite: Choosing the Countertop That's Right for You
In the world of countertops, granite has been the official status symbol since the 1990s, but quartz is quickly gaining ground as the high-end countertop of choice. Here's what to consider to choose the countertop that's right for you.
Quartz vs Quartzite: Choosing the Countertop That's Right for You
Quartz and quartzite may sound like the same thing, but they are two different materials that vary in origin, style, durability, and maintenance.
Caring for Your Quartz Kitchen Countertop
With any of the top quality name brand quartz, cleaning and maintenance is a snap, and these countertops are fairly hard to damage—however, not impossible. Read on for tips on how to keep your new quartz kitchen countertop looking great.
Caring for Your Granite Kitchen Countertop
A granite countertop will last for decades, but it does need some periodic maintenance and you’ll want to use a little extra caution to protect it from damage.
Caring for Your Marble Kitchen Countertop
The maintenance and care you give your marble countertop will be similar to other natural stones like granite, travertine, or soapstone, however, marble does have a few particularities that you’ll need to watch out for.