Tag: quartz

Dishwashers and Solid Surfaces

Over the years the way dishwashers are attached has changed.  This is primarily due to the fact that many of the counters people are having installed are granite, quartz, or marble.  When formica tops are installed the dishwashers can be attached directly to the  formica tops, by being screwed in.  With granite, quartz, and marble this… Read more »

Buffalo Home and Garden Show

Recently Italian Marble and Granite had the privilege to work on the Buffalo Home and Garden Show with the Interior Design Association of Western New York. The Interior Design Association completed an entire 1000 square foot pre fabricated home that was staged on the second floor of the Buffalo Convention Center. The home was decorated… Read more »

Countertop Edges-What is the best fit?

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 »

Preserving your Countertops During the Holidays

It’s that time of year again!  Everyone is coming over and surrounding your beautiful marble, granite, or quartz countertops.  Food and different beverages will be passed around, but how safe is your countertop. If you have a marble, you are probably aware of the different factors that can hurt your counter.  Different foods and beverages… Read more »

Design in Your Home

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 »

2013 Remodeling Trends

Now that the new year has set in, what will you be expecting to see as new remodeling trends?  Open layouts are one of the largest trends noted by many professionals.  Many remodeling projects are initiated because homeowners want to open up their homes.  Many professionals say they are going into homes to remove walls… Read more »