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Know Your Stone: Taj Mahal Quartzite

Hidden in the Hills of Goiana, Brazil, you’ll find one of the most desired stones, Taj Mahal Quartzite. Over the last few years, Taj Mahal has increased in demand due to its aesthetics and durability. Quartzite is a natural stone formed by crystallizing from molten magma. Since Taj Mahal is a fully re-crystallized stone, it… Read more »

Planning your Outdoor Project

As winter comes to an end, spring is around the corner! The perfect time to start planning your outdoor summer projects. From a fire pit to an outdoor kitchen, we are here to help. When it comes to planning your outdoor project, here are five easy steps to follow: First, choose what you want. A… Read more »

Enhancing Your Kitchen Without Doing A Full Remodel

Have you been craving some change around the house, but you don’t want to do an entire renovation? If so, keep reading to see what you can do to enhance your kitchen without a complete room renovation! If you don’t already have one, you could add a backsplash! Backsplashes have recently become more popular and… Read more »

Honed vs Polished Marble

Once a marble slab is worked to a smooth, flat surface, a finish can be applied, creating polished marble. If you don’t want a shiny countertop, you can skip the polishing process and keep the slab matte, resulting in honed marble. Polished marble has a glossy surface that reflects light and emphasizes the color and… Read more »

Trends to Expect in 2022

As the new year approaches quickly, here are some trends to look out for in 2022. First: The demand for two-tone kitchens is on the rise. You can never go wrong with gray or white as one of the base colors; it is easy to find colors that complement them. But keep it simple and… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Stones

We are here to make your home renovation easier; that is why we compiled a list of pros and cons for stones. We hope that this helps you choose the perfect stone for your home.  Here are a few things to keep in mind as you read:  Stain-resistant does not mean stain-proof. Stain-resistant means that… Read more »

How Italian Marble is handling COVID-19

Here at Italian Marble & Granite things are beginning to change due to COVID-19.  Due to many of our customers not having operating kitchens and bathrooms we were granted an essential business.  However we are not taking this lightly and operating with many precautions.  Please see the list below of the changes and procedures being… Read more »

Cleaning Your Stone Countertop

Keeping the surfaces in your home clean is a top priority when it comes to your family’s safety, especially in the kitchen and bathroom. While many of us would instinctively reach for a household disinfectant or wipe, it’s important to understand that many types of cleaners could cause serious damage to natural stone countertops. Alcohol… Read more »

Designing Your Dream Island

An island is one of the most important design choices you’ll make for your home. Not only from a visual standpoint, serving as the focal point of the room, but practically speaking as well—it’s an essential kitchen mainstay, which is why designing your island is an important, and sometimes tricky endeavor. We’ve gathered some of… Read more »

Know Your Stone: Quartzite

  When it comes to choosing the perfect stone for your home, we know that it can be confusing trying to sort through all the options. Between colors and stone-type, texture and edges, there’s a lot of info out there. But never fear, because the team at Italian Marble & Granite is here to help!… Read more »