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Comparing the Costs of ColorQuartz and Granite 

November 14, 2017
If you’re researching countertops and surfacing options, you’ve very likely heard of quartz, the engineered surface that’s nearly indestructible. Quartz surfaces can withstand twice the impact of natural stone and it’s also more flexible, completely non-porous, and absolutely maintenance-free. One of the most asked questions about quartz is regarding the cost. Homeowners want to know: How does a surface that sounds almost too good to be true stack up in price with natural stone? 
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7 Reasons to Choose ColorQuartz…that have nothing to do with durability and ease of maintenance

November 02, 2017
7 Reasons to Choose ColorQuartz…that have nothing to do with durability and ease of maintenance

If you’re shopping around for surfacing material, you probably already know that quartz surfaces are durable and easy to maintain. They’re stain, scratch, and heat resistant. They’re easy to fabricate and hygienic. Here at Marble & Granite, Inc., we carry the ColorQuartz brand of quartz surfacing. What you may not know is there are even more reasons to consider ColorQuartz from Marble & Granite, Inc. 
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New in the Showroom: Rosso Fiorentino Quartzite

October 30, 2017
Looking for the very latest beautiful material for your next project? This beautiful Brazilian stone, Rosso Fiorentino Quartzite is new to our Marble & Granite, Inc. showrooms. 
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Mixing Manmade Materials With Natural Stone

October 23, 2017
Mixing and matching kitchen cabinetry colors is a current design trend, but this stunning kitchen from TBR Marble & Granite of Foxborough, MA proves that mixing multiple surfaces works wonders too. In fact, combining various colors, textures, and materials can lead to a visually stunning, harmonious space. 
 
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Creating a Sleek and Modern Fireplace Surround

October 18, 2017
Q: We’re doing a full downstairs remodel, including our living room, dining room, and kitchen. We have a two-sided fireplace that sits between the dining and living rooms. It’s currently brick, but we’d love to glam up the space a little. We’re putting in a sleek new European styled kitchen, so we’d like to carry that vibe through the rest of the lower level. Any ideas?  

 
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Lets Compare Marble With White Granite

October 12, 2017
While marble offers longevity, it doesn’t stay looking shiny and new.  So, if you’re a homeowner who likes that polished “brand spanking new” look, what do you do? White Granite just might be a solution for you. 
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Introducing.......Our New Albany Showroom

October 04, 2017
As New England’s leading distributor of natural stone surfaces, we are proud to announce our expansion into New York. Joining the company’s headquarters in Westwood, MA and Milford, CT showrooms, Marble and Granite Albany, NY Is now open: Marble and Granite Albany, NY
Located minutes off I 87 and I 90, just behind Price Chopper on Central Avenue, our brand new showroom features 17,500 square-feet of space. Perfectly lit to display our abundant inventory of first-class stone from around the world, the new showroom features a variety of Granite, Quartzite, Marble, ColorQuartz, Neolith, and more.
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All Types of Italian Marble Are the Same, Right?

September 18, 2017
Q: We’re working on a kitchen remodel. We love the look of Italian white marble, but we’re still undecided on our slab. Our stone provider showed us three different kinds: Calacatta, Carrara, and Statuario. Does it matter which one we choose? Isn’t all Italian marble the same? 
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Want a Big Natural Stone Island in the Kitchen? Advanced Planning is a Must

September 08, 2017
You say you want your new kitchen to contain a gargantuan granite island. Well, that sure would make a fantastic focal point—as long as there’s not a huge seam running smack down the middle of it. Even though they usually can be somewhat concealed, nobody likes seams. You can see them. And even worse, you can feel them and they can interfere with cleaning. So, how can you still go big in the kitchen? Plan accordingly. 
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The Difference Between Quartzite and Granite

September 01, 2017
Quartzite is often compared to granite in terms of hardness and durability, but it’s important to know that these two types of natural stone are not the same. Since quartzite comes in colors that are trending right now, such as light gray and white, it is a popular countertop choice in today’s neutral-toned kitchen designs. It also looks a lot like marble, which many agree is the epitome of luxury when it comes to natural stone countertops. 
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