The History Of Marble Stone And Why It Makes Great Countertops

Marble is the result of limestone that has been metamorphosed, or subjected to great heat and  pressure.  Marble has been used for building and construction since the ancient times.  The word marble comes from ancient Greek and means “shining stone.”  It was used extensively by ancient Greek and Roman architects and sculptors. Marble’s usefulness as [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|

Top Choices For a Fireplace Surround

A fireplace is a natural focal point in any house, so choosing a material to surround the fireplace will dictate the feel of the whole home.  There are several types of materials that can be used for fireplace surrounds ranging from old-school classic to modern.  Choosing the one that suits your needs will reflect the [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|

7 Types of Kitchen Sink Materials

Choosing the right installation style for your kitchen sink depends on what’s important to you in its day-to-day use and maintenance. The next part is making your decision on material. This is what determines how the kitchen sink holds up to your standards and design preference. If you’ve decided on an integral sink installation style, [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|

Ideal Sink Installation Styles for Your Kitchen Countertop

The sink has always been the unsung hero of the kitchen. Everyone marvels at all the amazing dishes that come out from the oven, the stovetop, and even the microwave! But when all is said and eaten, the dirty dishes are unceremoniously piled into the sink while everyone averts their gaze from the offensive pyramid [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|

7 Kitchen Backsplash Trends for 2017

A quality countertop is a big step in refreshing your kitchen. If you’ve already chosen your dream countertop, what follows naturally is selecting the right backsplash to go along with it. Besides easier maintenance of the back wall, backsplashes are meant to complement countertops and bring out their distinctive features.   Of course, because the [...]

By | January 7th, 2017|
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