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Granite and Marble Countertops: Finding a Quality Fabricator

Posted by Galleria Stone and Tile on Oct 1, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Natural stones such as granite and marble are classic design materials for homes, offices or commercial spaces.  They can transform your kitchen or desired area into a glamorous work of art!  Many home owners think that natural stone is pricey compared to other materials. However, what they may not take into consideration is the value it infuses.   Natural stone can boost the value of your home and is far more affordable and accessible then it was a decade ago.   Few other building materials offer the elegance and longevity of natural stone.   Strength, durability, originality, quality and heat retention are a few attributes that make stone such a desirable choice. If a reputable fabricator is chosen and your stone is properly installed, it will last the lifetime of your home. Chances are your tastes will change before the stone needs replacing!

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Topics: Stone slab, Fabrication of countertops, Fabrication, Quartzite, Marble, Marble Countertop, kitchen design trends, Granite, Granite Countertop

Choosing the Right Stone Countertop

Posted by Irene Ferreira on Mar 23, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When choosing the stone for your countertop, there are a few things to consider: color, application, care and durability. Natural stone is unique. The variety of shades and colors inherent to natural stone are endless; each pattern is different. Some stones create a sense of movement, while others a more subdued look. All natural stone is porous to some degree and is subject to staining, etching, and wear, depending on the type of stone it is and its durability threshold. Most stone requires some level of care. Being aware of these distinctive differences will serve as a guide to selecting the right stone for your countertop.

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Topics: Vanities, Countertops, Stone, Fabrication, Quartz, kitchen, Granite Countertop, Quartzite Countertop, Marble Countertop, Limestone Countertop, Onyx, Soapstone Countertop, Soapstone, Choosing the right stone, Choosing the right stone countertop, Quartzite, Granite, Quartz Countertop, Limestone, Onyx Countertop, Porcelain Countertop, Porcelain