In light of the current uncertainty in the market regarding the price and availability of quartz, we decided we should reach out with a statement that shares our thoughts and feelings with you. As many of you already know, there are tariffs set to take effect that will greatly increase the cost of any quartz… Read more »
Category: Engineered Stones
Here at Italian Marble & Granite in Buffalo we offer a wide variety of Quartz products. Many of the colors look alike, however some manufactures are beginning to come up with great marble alternatives. People want quartz for many reasons. Such as the consistency of the stone, durability, and ability to now look like marble…. Read more »
Picking your countertop edge can be a little overwhelming for some people, especially when taking specific stones into account. When our customers are looking for edges we take three main factors into account. The most important factor to take into account is the type of stone. A quartz countertop (engineered countertop) can have any type of edge, expect… Read more »
If you have extra time this weekend, I know not all of us do, check out this section of the Caesarstone website. It gives you the opportunity to design a kitchen using some of their stones. I think it is a great way to help people visualize their dream kitchen. It also gives you the… Read more »
Caesarstone has come out with 5 great new colors. These new colors are intended to duplicated what nature has created, marble. As mentioned multiple times on this blog, marble is a beautiful surface. But it requires attention and is hard to maintain. Although it does look beautiful it can be destroyed within a matter… Read more »
Below is a video that details our production process here at Italian Marble & Granite. Before this technology, which is shown in the video, we used cardboard templates and cut granite by hand. Technology has definitely changed for the better!
Granite Marble Onyx Butcher Block We are wondering what surfaces you like best. Different people have different preferences, and we are curious what you like. So take our survey!
Here at Italian Marble & Granite we have just brought in a new engineered stone. HanStone is a quartz surface that is a lot like Caesarstone. It offers 54 different color choices, some of them appearing to look more natural. This surface requires no additional sealing or polishing. Like granite and Caesarstone, HanStone is heat,… Read more »
Caesarstone a provider of quartz surfaces also offers a line called the Concetto line. The concetto line is a hand-made stone that is made from semi-precious stones. The concetto stones can be translucent and therefore lit up. Like many of the other of surfaces made by Caesarstone the surface is heat, scratch, and stain resistant. … Read more »
A stone that we just started selling within the last couple years is called Ice Stone. Ice Stone is a mixture between recycled glass and a cement composition. Recycling has become even more important within the last ten years, especially with the Green Movement. What exactly does a recycled glass counter top look like? It… Read more »