The holidays are fast approaching and so queue the cooking, gatherings and festivities. During the holidays we all love having that special place to gather and share meals, memories and plans for the future. Usually these are the times we cherish gathering in the kitchen baking together, sharing stories, preparing the large holiday meal, and just spending a relaxful time with family.
We all know how important kitchen countertops are in the functionality of a kitchen, but do you realize how essential this component is to kitchen design? Besides the fact that kitchen counters are the most utilized area of the kitchen, your countertops are the strong foundation that your kitchen décor is built upon. This is the area that can set the tone for the room while being the showcase visual of the space.
Quartz countertops are the modern way to take your kitchen countertops or bathroom vanity to the next level. The clean and elegant flow throughout the surface, which either mimics natural stone or has glass chips, will make any room shine. Another factor other than the beauty of the material is the durability. Quartz countertops are hermetically sealed during the manufacturing process. Quartz will withstand daily use and abuse while remaining easy to maintain and resisting stains and bacteria growth. Let’s take a look at the various levels of Quartz countertops and weigh the pros and cons of having this material as a kitchen countertop.
River White Granite features beautiful silverish gray veins that is accented with deep rich burgandy flakes. These features make for a awesome contrast to the white background color. This granite is the perfect fit for kitchen countertops due to its natural ability to withstand scratches, high temperatures and staining.
You’ve decided that it’s time to make a change and renovate your bathroom or kitchen. Now you have to make one of the biggest decisions and pick the contractor you want to use to complete your job. It is important to have a reliable person you can count on that you know will do a good job on your countertops, cabinets, backsplashes and or flooring.
At the end of September, 2017, East Coast Granite & Tile will be celebrating 10 years of successful business operations! Over the past ten years we have transformed kitchens and bathrooms, numbering in the tens of thousands, for satisfied customers across the Upstate. Our projects range from residential, retail, and community living. With each project as unique as the project owner, we offer a large selection of countertop options in granite, marble, and quartz. Not only do we supply custom countertops but we also install tile flooring, tile backsplashes and custom cabinets!
This is a common question we receive from customers. If you are researching countertop material for an upcoming remodel then there is a huge possiblity that you have come across Quartz and Quartzite while looking through galleries on sites like Houzz and Pinterest. Which leads to the question "Are these two stones not the same?" The answer is a simple one... No...
Get Good Grades While Shopping For Granite Countertops! Did you decide to upgrade your house with granite countertops? You are making a great decision! In fact, granite countertops can complement any choice of kitchen and bathroom cabinets and it fits into any décor. Granite is highly resistant to chips and scratches, it is the hardest stone next to the diamond. (Fun Fact: Granite is formed when molten lava flows onto and into rocks of other types!)
Are you looking to remodel your home? Whether you bought a new house, renovating an old house, or building a house, you have many choices to make when it comes to choosing countertop stone for your bathroom or kitchen. One of the biggest decision you need to make is what kind of countertop stone you should choose for your home. There are several for you to pick from.
You recently picked out your new granite countertop and got it installed in your kitchen and/or bathroom, but do you know how to take care of it? Granite is beautiful, durable and it doesn’t require much maintenance. However, it is susceptible to staining and does require minimal care to ensure it stays in great condition. If you take good care of your granite countertops, they can last for decades...