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Marble: More Versatile Than You Realize

We’ve all swooned over marble countertops and maybe even a marble kitchen island or two. But with more and more homeowners looking for unique, totally “them” additions to their homes, marble is proving itself to be way more versatile than you probably realized. From adding decorative flair to helping you achieve that beautiful bright, white …

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How to Clean Quartz Countertops

One of the things that makes quartz such a perfect material for kitchen and bathroom counters is its durability. With just a little TLC, you can keep your quartz counters looking good as new. Here’s how to clean, disinfect, and keep up with your quartz countertops over time. First: What Not To Do While quartz …

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Kitchen Countertops: Quartz vs. Solid-Surface Materials

When choosing what material your kitchen countertops should be made out of, most homeowners look for similar properties. You want something beautiful, yet durable. Affordable, yet aesthetically pleasing. Low-maintenance, but sustainable. Especially for homeowners who are concerned about the durability of their countertops, synthetic (or partially synthetic) materials like quartz and solid-surface materials are strong …

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The 5 Common Mistakes Most First-Time Renovators Make

And How You Can Avoid Them Renovating your home is no small decision. In addition to being a substantial investment, renovations can impose unnecessary stress and inconvenience on a family who goes into their reno project without a proper understanding of what to expect.  Here at Countertop Solutions, we’re committed to helping our clients keep …

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5 Imported Stone Slabs We’re Currently Obsessed With

Spending way more time at home these days? If you’re like most homeowners, all this time behind closed doors has likely given you the home-renovation bug. Incorporating natural stone in your home is a great way to timelessly upgrade your home and refresh your whole aesthetic.  Whether you’re looking for new kitchen countertops, bathroom countertops, …

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Create Your Perfect Outdoor Space With Natural Stone Elements

If there are any home-design lessons to be learned from the coronavirus pandemic, this is it: Never underestimate the value of a great outdoor space!  If you’ve been procrastinating on creating that dreamy backyard haven, there’s truly never been a better time than now to start turning some of your dreams into actions—and we’d love …

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Can You Use Natural Stone in a Shower?

Can You Use Natural Stone in a Shower?

It’s no secret—we here at Countertop Solutions love home design that incorporates lots of natural stone. Versatile, durable, and totally timeless, natural stone is a fantastic option for bringing class and elegance to almost any room in your home . . . including your  bathroom! Showers tiled with natural stone are growing ever-more popular. They’re …

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Why You Should Use Natural Stone in Your Kitchen

Ready to upgrade your kitchen? With all the home shows and aesthetic trends out there, it can be tough to make design decisions that you feel 100% confident about. Whether you’re most concerned with appearance, durability, cost, or sustainability, natural stone offers a wide array of benefits. These are just a few of the many …

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How to Choose the Right Kitchen Backsplash for Your Home

  Kitchen backsplashes come in a huge variety of styles. From classic to funky and pristine white to loud and colorful, installing a backsplash is the perfect way to showcase a little bit of your unique style in your kitchen. Your backsplash is your opportunity to be creative, but it’s usually a focal point in …

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Quartz vs. Granite: Is One Better Than the Other?

If there’s one thing designers, home buyers, and home renovators all have a strong opinion about, it’s countertop materials. However, not everyone is on the same page. Among all the possible options for your kitchen and bathroom countertops, quartz and granite reign supreme for their striking appearance and durability. But depending on who you ask, …

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