Blog | Petrus Granite & Tile Services - Part 11

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Know Your Options for Kitchen Backsplashes!

November 28, 2018

Take a look at the backsplash in your kitchen. Do you love it? Hate it? Could it use an update? The thing about your kitchen backsplash is that it’s there for more than just aesthetics. It sits behind your stovetop, catching every splash of oil and food from cooking projects in progress. Luckily, with the right tools, materials and installation team, a kitchen backsplash that’s both beautiful and functional is extremely easy to create. And you’ll be happy to learn that you’ve got options aside from the standard tile backsplash! If you are planning new backsplash tile installation in Phoenix,... View Article

Choose a Full-Service Provider for Granite Countertops in Phoenix, AZ

November 28, 2018

Many home improvement companies these days offer more than just sales or installation. In fact, today, a lot of businesses focusing on specific home services are at their clients’ disposal from beginning to end. Petrus Granite & Tile Services is one such company. When we take the lead installing your granite countertops in Phoenix, AZ, you’ll get the best full-service treatment in town! Why you should choose full service Granite is a beautiful, strong and durable material, and a truly perfect addition to any home. But unless you are familiar with how to handle and install large granite slabs, the... View Article

Products You Shouldn’t Use on Granite Countertops in Phoenix, AZ

November 6, 2018

If you’re new to having granite countertops in Phoenix, AZ, you might be used to cleaning your counters with any type of cleaning solution you have around the house. It could be vinegar and baking soda, or any of those chemical cleaners you’ll find lining the aisles at supermarkets. However, it’s important to realize that granite is entirely different, meaning not just any type of cleaner is going to fly. Granite, like other natural stones, is susceptible to damage that can be caused by many types of chemical cleaners and abrasive cleaners you have in your home. The more abrasive... View Article

How to Clean Your Kitchen Countertops in Phoenix, AZ

November 6, 2018

If you’ve purchased granite surfaces for your kitchen countertops in Phoenix, AZ, it’s important you do everything you can to protect that investment. This means regularly cleaning the countertops using proper methods to ensure they stay in great condition for many years to come. Here is what you should know about cleaning your granite countertops: Keep it sealed: Granite is not as porous as other types of stone, but if unsealed it will still soak up spills, stains and oils. You can easily tell if the countertop is sealed by putting a few drops of water on the surface. If... View Article