Using Stone as Art

When most people think of granite, onyx, soapstone, etc. they usually envision countertops, showers, fireplaces, and floors. But there’s a new trend out there that is opening peoples minds to the possibility of using stone as and art piece. Yes, the very same picture that hangs on your wall could be replaced with a beautiful […]

Granite, Quartz, or Marble: Which Stone is Right For You?

Picking out a material for your countertops can be daunting! There’s quartz, granite, soapstone, marble, and more! Not to mention, you have to pick out your edging, finish (see Ali’s post about leathered finishes), backsplash, and color matching it to your cabinets and floors (sometimes even your sink). It can all be a bit overwhelming, […]

Granite vs Concrete Countertops

In the last decade concrete countertops have really started to make an impression. The do it yourself appeal, and sheer strength of the material has a lot of people ready to take on their own project. But, it may be harder than you think. As a granite shop we’ve heard many concrete nightmares from inexperienced […]