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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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How to Clean Marble Countertops

An all-time favorite material for countertops, marble has a reputation for being incredibly beautiful and strong. However, it also has a bit of a reputation for being fickle when it comes to cleaning. Many homeowners who would otherwise love to install marble countertops shy away because they’re terrified of dealing with the stains, wear, and …

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How Much Will It Cost To Remodel My Kitchen?

Trying to decide on an appropriate budget for your renovation project is one of the most stressful, mind-boggling pieces of remodeling for many homeowners. It’s difficult, if not impossible, to predict the exact cost of a renovation due to the fact that every single project involves unique features, needs, quirks, and problems. Base materials range …

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Small Changes, Big Impact: Cabinetry Hardware Ideas

Want to update the look of your kitchen or bathroom without having to undertake a whole renovation project? Swapping out your hardware is the small change that can make a big impact! From trading drawer pulls for knobs, to swapping all your silver for copper, here are a few questions to help you figure out …

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The Benefits of Caesarstone Countertops

The Benefits of Caesarstone Countertops

Caesarstone has recently become a hot topic in the quartz countertop market. Though it isn’t yet a national name, Caesarstone is becoming increasingly popular due to its physical similarity to granite paired with the traditional toughness of quartz. Like granite and its other quartz-based contemporaries, Caesarstone is a high quality natural material that has the potential …

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7 Things to Do Before You Start Remodeling Your Kitchen

If you’ve never remodeled a kitchen before, tackling such a massive project might make your head spin. Remodeling means getting building permits, shopping, and answering questions that you’ve probably never even thought to ask yourself. Proper planning can truly be the difference between utter chaos and a pleasant redesign experience. Here a few things to …

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Pros & Cons of Concrete Countertops

If you’ve spent any time on Pinterest or watching HGTV’s much-loved show Fixer Upper, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that concrete countertops have taken the design world by storm. Especially for customers interested in farmhouse or cottage-chic aesthetics, concrete is a sturdy and much more cost-efficient alternative to the dyed marble countertops that used to prevail for …

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