June 2017

Get a Spa-like Bath With Natural Stone

June 29, 2017
If you’ve spent time in a spa you know first hand how immediately upon entering, the atmosphere encourages the mind and body to begin relaxing. Soft music, candles, and refreshing scents help to create this ambiance, but there’s another element that lets us know it’s time to chill out: natural stone. Something about natural stone sends our brain signals that it’s time to unwind.
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7 Things You Need to Know About Quartzite

June 24, 2017
7 Things You Need to Know About Quartzite

If you’re shopping for countertops and other interior surfacing materials, you’ve probably come across “quartzite.” You’re not alone if you’re wondering, what is it? 

Here are seven things you need to know about quartzite: 
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5 Ways Natural Stone Can Increase Your Home's Value

June 15, 2017
When it comes to the housing market, first impressions count. If you’re selling your home, or even just wondering which updates and upgrades offer the biggest return on your investment, here is some information you need to know. 
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ColorQuartz Stands Up With the Big Brands

June 10, 2017
Q: While researching quartz surfacing for our new kitchen, we’re seeing a lot of information and ads for certain brands. We don’t seem to come across ColorQuartz quite as much. Why is this and does it say anything about the quality of ColorQuartz? 

A. Its true…ColorQuartz might not have the same flashy ad campaigns as some other brands.  But don’t let that fool you when it comes to quality. ColorQuartz is every bit as strong, reliable, and attractive than other brands that might be household names. In fact, ColorQuartz is the world’s leading producer of quartz surfaces designed for high-quality applications worldwide, they are based in California.  Similar to Apple, designed here and made in China.
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Outdoor Kitchen Countertops, Part 1

June 02, 2017
An outdoor kitchen can be the centerpiece of your summer! One of the most popular questions we get at Marble & Granite, Inc., this time of year is: What’s the best countertop surface to use outside? Our customers know there are endless choices when it comes to durable countertop materials, but they sometimes want a little advice about which ones will stand up to the elements and stay looking good for a long, long time.
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