The popularity of stone for counters continues to expand. Not just for residential kitchens, baths, and bars, the dramatic look of granite can be a stand-out in office reception areas, conference rooms, and any surface where you want to impress. The depth and drama of stone can truly make a statement for you while different edge treatments allow for a totally customized design. Backsplashes are also getting new attention. When coordinated with new or existing cabinets and floors, these upgrades will have a stunning impact in any location.
• Always give consideration to the usage of the area when choosing materials • From a total remodel to modest improvements, try to have a realistic budget for your project • Tile/Stone/Quartz, etc. have different visuals and different costs • Maintenance and daily cleaning will vary with the type of surface • Vast rainbows of colors in Granite make this choice a perfect complement to any décor • Whether natural stone or man-made, tiles can be enhancing at a lower cost than slabs • From Glass, Metal, Stone or mixed components, the magic of borders, inserts, medallions and mosaics can have a WOW factor wherever they are used • Countertops in kitchens and baths will be subjected to extreme conditions-REMEMBER TO USE CUTTING BOARDS, HOT PLATES, PRODUCT SPECIFIC CLEANERS/SEALERS AND ALWAYS WIPE UP ANY SPILLS IMMEDIATELY