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A Checklist for Granite Countertop Installation in Phoenix, AZ

November 15, 2018

Want to get a good general overview of the steps you need to take for granite countertop installation in Phoenix, AZ? Here is a checklist our installation team follows to get the job done correctly, starting with the day before installation. The day before installation As with any type of construction process, you’re going to want to make sure you’re prepared for noise and dust to be a constant presence in your home. Follow these steps in any areas that will be affected by the installation of the new countertops: Cover the entryways to the area and all vents to... View Article

Reasons to Hire Quality Stone Installers and Quartz Fabricators in Phoenix, AZ

October 23, 2018

Whenever you’re looking to install countertops in your kitchen or bathroom as part of a remodel or new home construction, it’s important you get the job done properly, or risk potential structural damage to your home. If the job is done incorrectly, there’s a chance you could damage plumbing or drywall, split the cabinet wood or suffer a number of other unwanted consequences. With this in mind, here are some reasons why you should only hire professional stone installers and quartz fabricators in Phoenix, AZ for your countertop design and installation: Experience: Some countertop materials are much more difficult to... View Article

The Benefits of Granite vs. Quartz

October 9, 2018

As you search for the perfect countertop material for your home, you might be wondering whether quartz or granite is a better solution. These are two of the most popular high-end countertop materials, and are seen in many new homes and remodeled spaces these days. So how do the two stack up against each other? Here are some of the factors you’ll want to consider as you ponder quartz versus granite countertop installation in Phoenix, AZ: Durability: One of the biggest benefits of both quartz and granite for countertops is that they are both highly durable materials. It takes a... View Article

What Are the Differences Between Marble, Quartz and Granite Kitchen Countertops in Phoenix, AZ?

October 7, 2018

One of the questions we most frequently receive from customers is what the differences are between granite countertops in Phoenix, AZ and other common materials, such as quartz and marble. Here are just a few of the categories in which there are some significant differences in these countertop materials: Natural vs. manmade: Granite and marble are both 100 percent natural stone. Quartz countertops are made primarily from granite found in the ground and some manmade resins—typically the makeup is about 80 percent granite and 20 percent resins. Therefore, if you’re looking for something all natural with natural coloration, granite or... View Article

Tips for Choosing the Right Edge Detail During Granite Countertop Installation in Phoenix, AZ

September 13, 2018

The edge profile you choose for your granite countertop helps you add to the overall style you’re looking to achieve in your kitchen or bathroom. Of course, there are some practical elements to consider when looking at countertop edge profiles, as well. There are some countertop edges that are easier to clean, others that offer greater levels of safety and comfort and still others that are ideal for catching crumbs and debris. With this in mind, here are some tips for choosing the right edge detail when performing granite countertop installation in Phoenix, AZ. Consider how you use your countertops... View Article