The Granite Blog

Which Type of Bathroom Sink is Best for You?

By umgranite | Feb 16, 2018 |
Different Types of Bathroom Sink

When it comes to designing your bathroom, it pays to be cautious which type of sink you’re going to install. Vanities and bathroom sinks differ in style. Some homeowners even feel overwhelmed with the choices that confront them. At the end of the day, you’ll want a sink that matches the size of your bathroom,…

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Protect Your Outdoor Kitchen with these Winter Care Tips

By umgranite | Jan 30, 2018 |

As the brutal winter weather sweeps through the South, you may be thinking how your outdoor kitchen will cope. If you have winterized your home way ahead of the cold season, that’s great. But if you have set aside preparing for the winter this year, sure there will be lessons to learn. Your outdoor kitchen…

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Choosing the Best Material for Your Bathroom Counters and Sink

By umgranite | Jan 16, 2018 |

Your bathroom is another part of your home that’s truly a joy to design. Unlike your kitchen, you have more freedom when selecting materials to use for your countertop and sink. After all, this area doesn’t get as busy as your kitchen. It also doesn’t take a beating as hard as your kitchen does. But…

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How to Find the Best Granite Countertop Supplier

By umgranite | Jan 2, 2018 |

It’s the start of a new year and you couldn’t be more thrilled to finally see your dream countertops take form. You’ve decided you’re using granite for your new countertops. The next thing you have to do now is to choose a granite countertop supplier and installer in Charleston, SC. There are several companies providing…

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5 Benefits of Using Stones for Your Fireplace Surrounds

By umgranite | Dec 18, 2017 |

It’s hard not to notice a fireplace as you walk into a room. Whether it be big or small, a fireplace, no doubt, commands attention. And since it’s bound to draw eyes, you want to ensure that your fireplace is visually-pleasing and reliable. There are various materials that you can use for your fireplace but…

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5 Tips to Finding the Best Kitchen Backsplash for Your Needs

By umgranite | Dec 4, 2017 |

Finding the perfect kitchen backsplash is more challenging now more than ever. With the endless choices of materials available, it will be hard-pressed to pick just one. At the end of the day, you’ll want a backsplash that is both decorative and functional. It should be able to withstand the spills and splatters of sauces…

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[Infographic] 5 Factors to Look For in a Professional Stone Supplier

By umgranite | Nov 27, 2017 |

Regardless the size of your project, you need to know you’re working with a reliable natural stone supplier. The quality of the stones and the installation can impact the project results. It’s imperative to look into your options carefully. To help you in choosing a stone supplier in your area, take note of these five…

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Tips for Choosing the Best Outdoor Kitchen Countertop Material

By umgranite | Nov 21, 2017 |

Outdoor kitchens are a great idea if you love cooking and entertaining guests outdoors. And one of the most important decisions you have to make as you build your own outdoor kitchen is the countertop material you’re choosing. The outdoor kitchen countertop is where food preparation and serving take place. There should be adequate space…

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Is a Marble Kitchen Countertop Right for You?

By umgranite | Oct 31, 2017 |

Is it a good idea to use marble for your kitchen countertops? Marble is well-loved for its undeniable beauty. It’s an elegant, timeless natural stone and is more affordable too compared to other materials. But you’ll want to know its advantages and disadvantages before installing it. Here we’ll talk about what you can expect from…

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[Infographic] Are Quartz Countertops the Best Choice?

By umgranite | Oct 17, 2017 |

Quartz is quickly becoming a favorite countertop choice among homeowners. And this is no longer surprising because of this engineered stone’s positive features. But as with any kitchen countertop material, quartz also has its drawbacks. If you’re not yet sure whether to go for this kitchen surface, it pays to be aware what you can…

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