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The Best Heat Resistant Countertop Materials

Remodeling any room in your home can become a point of stress—but when it comes to remodeling your kitchen, the heat is really on. Unlike other rooms, a dream kitchen must perfectly marry aesthetics and function. It’s not enough for...
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The Best Natural Stone Countertops For Any Budget

Natural stone countertops are sometimes thought of as a luxury in modern homes—an upgrade to be made when you’re ready to splurge or sell. For this reason, some homeowners don’t even look into the possibility of natural stone counters when...
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What Are Natural Stone Countertops?

How to Decide Whether Natural Stone or Engineered Countertops Are Better for Your Family When it’s to build or renovate your family kitchen, there’s no shortage of decisions to be made. From appliances, to flooring, to the overall layout of...
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Marble: More Versatile Than You Realize

We’ve all swooned over marble countertops and maybe even a marble kitchen island or two. But with more and more homeowners looking for unique, totally “them” additions to their homes, marble is proving itself to be way more versatile than...
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How to Clean Quartz Countertops

One of the things that makes quartz such a perfect material for kitchen and bathroom counters is its durability. With just a little TLC, you can keep your quartz counters looking good as new. Here’s how to clean, disinfect, and...
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Kitchen Countertops: Quartz vs. Solid-Surface Materials

When choosing what material your kitchen countertops should be made out of, most homeowners look for similar properties. You want something beautiful, yet durable. Affordable, yet aesthetically pleasing. Low-maintenance, but sustainable. Especially for homeowners who are concerned about the durability...
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The 5 Common Mistakes Most First-Time Renovators Make

And How You Can Avoid Them Renovating your home is no small decision. In addition to being a substantial investment, renovations can impose unnecessary stress and inconvenience on a family who goes into their reno project without a proper understanding...
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5 Imported Stone Slabs We’re Currently Obsessed With

Spending way more time at home these days? If you’re like most homeowners, all this time behind closed doors has likely given you the home-renovation bug. Incorporating natural stone in your home is a great way to timelessly upgrade your...
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Create Your Perfect Outdoor Space With Natural Stone Elements

If there are any home-design lessons to be learned from the coronavirus pandemic, this is it: Never underestimate the value of a great outdoor space!  If you’ve been procrastinating on creating that dreamy backyard haven, there’s truly never been a...
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Can You Use Natural Stone in a Shower?

It’s no secret—we here at Countertop Solutions love home design that incorporates lots of natural stone. Versatile, durable, and totally timeless, natural stone is a fantastic option for bringing class and elegance to almost any room in your home ....
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