Kitchen Countertop Blog

Dolomite Countertop Pros and Cons

Natural stone countertops are becoming increasingly widespread with trends and new aesthetic ideas, with marble and granite undoubtedly being some of the most favored options. But, these can be expensive or troublesome to maintain, and dolomite offers similar visual appeal with some added longevity benefits. But is it a good choice for countertops? Dolomite countertops […]

Can You Use Lysol Wipes To Clean Granite Countertops

Granite is a hard, scratch and stain resistant, material. As such, if you properly paint, finish and seal granite countertops, they can look good for a long time with some care given to cleaning – both on a regular basis and in order to tackle large spills, or stains which may emerge despite your best […]

Can You Use Vinegar To Clean Granite Countertops

It is normally easy to remove stains on granite, regardless of whether the stains arise from organic, oil residues, paint, or metal sources. However, the overall structure of the stone, as well as the way a granite countertop is sealed and finished, make certain modes of cleaning a big no-no. Vinegar, with its acidic content, […]

Granite Countertops Vs. Concrete Vs. Quartz

When homeowners choose countertops, they consider many factors such as color, texture, heft, and general appearance. Considerations of longevity, maintenance requirements, and cost inevitably crop up as well. When considering solid heft, three of the popular materials happen to be granite, quartz, and concrete. We will consider their respective attributes below. Each of the materials […]

Are Granite Countertops Heat Resistant?

Granite countertops are well-known for their durability. It is almost impossible for them to chip or crack with normal use. They stay looking brilliant for decades too. But, what about their other properties? Are they capable of withstanding the intense heat of the kitchen? Do you have to protect them from the perils of your […]

How To Clean Stainless Steel Countertops

Stainless Steel countertops are common in commercial kitchens, but they can enhance the look of a home kitchen as well. One of their advantages, besides the ultramodern feel it lends to the kitchen, is how easy it can be to maintain stainless steel countertops. Make no mistake, though. Stainless steel countertops are easy as long […]

How To Clean Quartzite Countertops

Quartzite is a natural stone that can mimic the look of marble. It’s affordable, durable, and has an elegant finish that can really transform your kitchen. However, because it’s porous and absorbent, you have to be careful about how you clean your quartzite countertops. This guide can help you know the right and safe way […]

How To Clean Wood Countertops

Butcher block wood countertops have become popular due to their flexibility of use. The problem is that they tend to stain easily. Maintaining them with the proper look and feel requires homeowners to clean regularly as a matter of habit. If stains do appear, there are various DIY methods available – but more than that, […]

Can You Paint Granite Countertops

If your kitchen, bathroom, foyer, or fireplace has old, faded-looking granite surfaces, you may want to have a fresh new look. However, maybe you don’t have the budget to spend $30 to $100 per square foot on a new set of granite countertops? That could be a normal situation given you will be spending many […]

How To Seal Granite Countertops

People love granite for more than its sleek, high-class look. Aside from aesthetics, a big benefit to selecting granite countertops in the kitchen and bathroom over alternative materials is its durability and resistance to staining. Even so, granite countertops are an investment — and you want to properly maintain any investment so that it looks […]
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