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Nov
04
Tips for Mixing and Matching Kitchen Countertops

Choosing the right kitchen countertop can be tough. Marble, quartz, granite, and other materials all have unique advantages, so how do you decide on just one? Nothing says you must pick only a single material, and in fact there are numerous advantages to mixing and matching your counters. Here are some fun yet practical ideas for incorporating more than one different type of worktop.


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Create a Focal Point


One idea that’s very popular right now is using wood, concrete or Formica® above your cabinets and then adding in a marble or granite workstation. This is a great way to create a focal point with an island, bar, or seating area. For a more dramatic effect, choose a bold color for th...


Aug
05
6 Reasons Quartz is Ideal for Countertops

As the most abundant mineral in the Earth's crust, quartz is used in everything from jewelry to glass. It’s also a very popular countertop material, as the global quartz countertop market is expected to reach more than $9 billion USD by 2027. Just as quartz is plentiful, so are the reasons for considering it for your next kitchen countertop.



#1. Easy to Customize a Kitchen


To create quartz countertops, manufacturers pulverize the natural stone and then add a variety of polymers and resins. That mixture is then heated so it can be formed into slabs. The same process can be used to create quartz tiles that are perfect for flooring or a backsplash. Choose quartz countertops and matching ac...