The Granite Blog

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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7 Reasons to Use Granite for Your Kitchen Countertops

By umgranite | Sep 17, 2017 |

Granite countertops continue to be a sought-after design element in any home. It’s common to see this renovation material anywhere you go, even in commercial spaces. Granite transforms a place from simple or boring to elegant and fun. Room functionality is also enhanced. And while this natural stone may be among the costly items you’ll…

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3 Key Factors to Consider for Your New Kitchen Countertop

By umgranite | Aug 5, 2017 |
Beautiful Kitchen with Custom Countertops in Charleston

There’s a lot more than the aesthetic value that goes into choosing the right kitchen countertop. Your kitchen is a work space in itself and is also considered a design focal point. You’ll need a countertop that keeps up with your lifestyle and personal needs. With the number of choices available in the market, deciding…

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