2018

What’s New in the Shower? Full Slabs and Invisible Drains 

November 30, 2018
Showers are getting clean—clean lined, that is. We’re seeing bigger slabs in the shower, fewer grout lines, and nearly invisible shower drains. 

Rather than tiny tiles with heavily grouted shower floors, larger marble and granite slabs are what kitchen and bath designers are implementing into today’s new baths and shower remodels.
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The Greatness of Granite

November 12, 2018
Quartz surfacing may have taken over granite as the top-seller for kitchen countertops, but don’t let that fool you into thinking granite is passé. Granite is still the preferred choice for many residential, commercial, and hospitality projects. Granite countertops and vanities offer qualities that are unsurpassed by any manmade material, even quartz. 
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Cambrian Black: LBD of Granites

November 09, 2018
There are two reasons the Little Black Dress has earned itself the universal acronym LBD: versatility and longevity.
Chic for the charity event, sexy for a date, appropriate for the boardroom – it’s all things to all people, a true wardrobe staple. The LBD dresses up with jewelry and down with a jean jacket and ignores the fads of color of lesser dresses.
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How to Get the Most Value out of Your Kitchen Remodeling Project

November 07, 2018
“Ok, but what will this all cost?” That’s often the first thought homeowners have when they think about remodeling their kitchen. After all, depending on what you are looking to change, remodeling costs can quickly add up. According to data collected by HomeAdvisor, the average American pays about $22,000 to remodel their kitchen.
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ColorQuartz: So Durable it's Almost Scary!

October 26, 2018
There’s a really good reason that quartz is now the number-one material for residential kitchen countertops and that is simply its durability. Quartz surfacing, like the ColorQuartz brand, can stand up to just about anything your family can dish out in the kitchen making it so durable it’s almost scary! 
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How to Modernize a Traditional Home

October 19, 2018
Here in New England, we’re familiar with traditional architecture. With nearly 400 years of settlement behind us, our area is home to a rich history of residential architecture. From Colonial and Georgian to Greek Revival and Victorian, our collection of older architectural styles is more varied than any other part of the country. 
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Creating a Family Friendly Kitchen

October 12, 2018
When you have a family, building a new home or remodeling a current home requires some special attention. No matter what the ages are for your family members, or how many there are, you will want to make sure that your kitchen is as welcoming and family-friendly as it is stylish and functional. Here at Marble & Granite, Inc., we have a few ideas for creating a space that works for the whole family: 
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Tips for Budgeting a Kitchen Remodel

October 03, 2018
The kitchen is a vital part of the home. It’s not only where we cook and eat, but it’s also often where we entertain and hang out. Because it’s expected to perform so many jobs—and house the various tools needed to perform these jobs, a kitchen renovation is a huge project, often with a hefty budget. 
 
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Now Trending: Accent Walls in the Bath

September 24, 2018
There’s nothing like the beauty of natural stone when it comes to adding texture, color, detail, and interest to a space. Stone adds timeless elegance and beauty to any room. One place where a little bit of natural stone goes a long way is in the bathroom.
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Natural Stone and Millennials

September 18, 2018
Millennials are ahead of the curve. They know what’s up with the latest trends and technology. And if they don’t know, they’ll find out. But, when it comes to home remodeling and design, what do millennials think of natural stone? Those in the know say that natural stone is a great fit for millennials, and here’s why…
 
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