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What to Expect with Your Granite Countertop Installation

December 1, 2020

Having brand-new natural stone countertops installed in your kitchen is extremely exciting. These luxurious countertops are certain to last you for many years to come, and provide an updated aesthetic to your kitchen. If you’ve never had new granite countertops installed before in your Phoenix, AZ home, you’re probably wondering what you should expect from the installation process. It’s important to know that installing stone countertops (like granite) is not as fast or easy as other types of countertop installation. It’s also important that you work with a team of professionals who are experienced with this task and know what... View Article

What’s the Difference Between Marble and Granite?

November 21, 2020

You don’t need experience working on a construction site to understand that there is a fundamental difference between marble and granite. However, if you’re starting to think about kitchen and bathroom remodeling in Phoenix, AZ, it’s helpful to have a clearer idea of the distinctions between the two popular materials. How are they similar? Before diving into the differences between granite and marble, let’s run down the similarities between the two materials. Both granite and marble are materials found in nature in a wide variety of colors and textures. Both materials are porous, which means they require a sealant to... View Article

Understanding the Basics of Sealing Your Granite Countertops

November 7, 2020

When considering a remodel of their bathroom or kitchen, most homeowners would be hard pressed to find a better option than granite countertops in Phoenix, AZ. This extraordinarily versatile material comes in a massive range of sizes, colors, patterns and textures. It’s not overly expensive, and it lasts for years if you take care of it. Therein lies the rub: for your granite countertops to continue looking their best for decades, you do have to do a little bit of maintenance. Fortunately, that “little bit” of maintenance is accurate. Provided you wipe it down after each use (which you would... View Article

What Should You NOT Do in a Kitchen Remodel?

October 12, 2020

Remodeling a kitchen is a huge decision that can offer many possibilities for homeowners. You might get that pot filler faucet over the stove that you always dreamed about, or finally have enough counter space where you don’t have to jam all your small appliances into drawers and cabinets anymore. No matter what you’re looking to do, it’s important to work with professional providers of kitchen and bathroom remodeling in Phoenix, AZ. Not only can the pros offer design services that will complement your space and your needs, but they’ll also help you navigate the intricacies of the entire process.... View Article

What You Should Know About High-End Granite Countertops

September 28, 2020

It’s not hard these days to turn on any home improvement show and see a lot of home seekers with the same requests—open-concept floor plans, stainless steel appliances and so forth. However, one thing that also pops up on a consistent basis is granite countertops, and for good reason. Granite countertops in Phoenix, AZ, when installed properly by the right professionals, can really add a durable touch of class and distinction to any space. That said, there’s a lot you’ll need to know before you begin installing granite countertops, so we’ve put together the following tips for you to keep... View Article