Fans of quartz countertops know that the man-made material is great for kitchens that see a lot of activity. The low maintenance, stylish material can be colored to look like almost any type of stone you want, including the oh-so-charming, yet hard-to-maintain marble. If you love the look of natural marble, but need the practicality […]
Here’s Our Marble Guide
This classic stone is a very popular choice for kitchens and especially bathrooms.
The below articles from the Countertop Investigator will help you to decide if this beautiful stone will fit into your lifestyle and meet your expectations.
Granite’s pretty gorgeous in its own right, but if you are hankering for the gentle beauty of marble, with having to constantly worry about damaging the stone, you do have options. They can be just as delicately beautiful, you just need to know what to ask for to get the look you want. One of these five […]
Marble countertops are well-known for their stunning beauty and elegance. Once you start doing more research about them, however, you quickly find out that they aren’t the most durable or the most inexpensive countertop available. For this reason, a process has been developed to incorporate its’ beauty together with durability to create the perfect kitchen […]
Marble has its own type of appeal to anybody that loves it. The stone can have a homey type of appearance with a natural patina or it can have that pristine showroom quality that many are looking for. If you love a natural patina, this type of stone would work well in your bathroom. If […]
Looks can be conceiving when it comes to kitchen countertops. The fancy and shiny counters that you see in your retail store may not look the same in a year or 5 years’ time. Every type of counter has its own level of durability and resistance to wear and tear. Unfortunately, marble kitchen countertops aren’t […]
A countertop made of marble is less durable than many of its natural stone counterparts, is less resistant to stains and scratches and is more costly on average to get installed. So why would anybody ever consider putting marble countertops like these in the kitchen? The answer is simple – it has a distinctive look […]
You’ve been thinking about getting a new countertop for a while now and have been looking around at your different options. The alternatives to marble such as quartz, granite and even laminate surfaces all have one thing in common. They are trying to match its’ unmistakable elegant beauty. Marble countertops can be considered to be […]