Blogs from September 2012

Quartz Countertops versus Granite Countertops

Posted by Admin | Tuesday, September 25th

Quartz Countertops versus Granite Countertops Although granite and quartz are similar in look and composition, they are very different products. Knowing the maintenance and benefits of each type of countertop material is vital to making the best choice for each space.

Granite countertop installed by KHI
Granite is a very hard stone found deep in the earth. It is mined at many locations around the world, including areas of Minnesota in the United States and places in India and Italy. The color and pattern of the stone is determined by the minerals found in the area in which it is located.Granite is composed of approximately 50% quartz; the remaining elements are softer minerals and impurities. Quartz is one of the hardest minerals found on earth, second only to the diamond so durability is not a problem. Quartz countertops are actually 93% quartz crystals, with resins and pigments making up the remaining composition.

Countertop Durability

Both granite and quartz countertops create a very durable countertop. However, quartz...
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Top Choices for a Bathroom Countertop

Posted by Admin | Thursday, September 13th

Top Choices for a Bathroom Countertop For homeowners facing a bathroom remodeling project, choosing the right finishing materials can be quite a dilemma. The finished product’s appearance, benefits, price, and quality are all major considerations. Below are four popular choices for bathroom countertops.

Granite countertop installed by KHI
Granite- It’s no secret that granite is one of the best types of countertops for a bathroom. Aside from its beauty, granite is long lasting, stain and scratch resistant. It is the most durable material and easiest to care for material of any of the natural stones. There are hundreds of color choices, each and every granite slab is unique. Cleaning granite is easily done with warm water and a liquid detergent (avoid abrasive cleaners). Small chips and scratches can be polished down and very easily repaired if it’s damaged. If you’re looking for a countertop to last a lifetime, you may want to consider granite.

Manufactured Quartz- Manufactured quartz imitates the look of limestone,...
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It’s important to remove old caulk because moistur…

Posted by Admin | Wednesday, September 12th

It’s important to remove old caulk because moisture can get inside your wall which in turn can cause mildew and even damage sheetrock according from re caulking contractors in Toronto. READ MORE >

The countertops that you had posted are greatly aw…

Posted by Admin | Tuesday, September 4th

The countertops that you had posted are greatly awesome.. These are good highly attractive in kitchen places that will suit to the place..visit http://cabinetsandkitchens.com/ for more info.. READ MORE >
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