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What to Consider When Choosing the Right Countertop For You

Countertops are the icing on top of your kitchen renovation cake – they’re what enhances the flavour of your kitchen and gives it that extra appeal. The thing about cake icing though is that there’s a wide variety of ways to put it on: you can go from a quick slathering all over the cake [...]

What Else Can Stone Be Used for Besides Countertops?

We talk a lot about stone countertops because that’s the most efficient usage for stone. In the case of natural stones like granite and marble, they are quarried and cut into huge slabs; when it comes time to work with them, it’s much easier if they only need to be cut down slightly in size [...]

Quartz vs. Granite Countertops

Welcome to the ultimate showdown in the countertop industry! Both quartz and granite are champions that come from two extremes: granite represents the natural stone corner of the countertop industry while quartz represents the engineered stone corner. They each have their own strengths and weaknesses, but you’ll have to decide which one is the victor [...]

Onyx Countertops: What Are Their Pros and Cons?

Onyx is a natural stone whose lavish and natural beauty makes it popular among homeowners looking for a material that looks similar to marble, especially when polished. Its contrasting shades and rich parallel layers are formed over thousands of years, creating a one of a kind material. However, onyx is rarely seen in bathrooms and [...]

CaesarStone Countertops – Pros and Cons

CaesarStone is a form of engineered stone—an artificial material that combines multiple sources of crushed stone into one continuous surface. It’s a very popular choice for surfaces in kitchens; especially countertops and other work surfaces. If you’re looking at installing new countertops, there are a wide variety of materials to choose from, so, to help [...]

Why Quartz Countertops are a Better Option for Most Homeowners than Laminate

The fact that even the highest quality plastic laminate work surfaces are considerably cheaper than engineered quartz countertops is the biggest reason that they are still enormously popular with homeowners who are not keen on spending a fortune to refurbish their kitchen. Furthermore, they can be installed by competent DIYers without any outside assistance, something [...]

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