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  • What is Honed Marble?, 12 Jun 2020

    FW Morocco Imperial Danby Honed, Reside Beige 24” x 24” Marble Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: FW Morocco Imperial Danby Honed, Reside Beige 24” x 24” Marble Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile

    So you’ve done the research, explored the slab yard and narrowed down your top marble varieties to a favorite one. But there’s still at least one choice to make before that beautiful marble graces your kitchen or bathroom countertops: do you want a polished or honed finish?

    Since most people go for the traditional polished countertops, it may be news to you that there’s more than one finish option for some varieties of marble. Depending on the style and aesthetic you’re going for in your upgraded space, the finish of your countertops can make all the difference. Here’s a quick guide to honed marble, what it looks like and how it’s different from polished marble.

  • All About Granite, 01 May 2020

    Giallo Cream Granite Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Giallo Cream Granite Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile

    Granite is well-known as a popular, durable choice for kitchen countertops and other surfaces. But there’s more to this unique natural stone than meets the eye. If you’re leaning toward granite for your next home update or renovation, you’d probably like to learn a little more about this material. Let’s take a look at where granite comes from, what granite looks like and how granite compares to other options like marble and quartz.

  • 4 Quartzite Countertop Ideas that Make a Memorable Impression, 13 Mar 2020

    Taj Mahal Quartzite Kitchen Island Countertop from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Taj Mahal Quartzite Kitchen Island Countertop from Arizona Tile

    Looking to make a statement in your kitchen, bathroom or other space? Quartzite offers a range of very different, unusual and often bold patterns and colors, so it’s a great choice for a homeowner who wants their stone installation to stand out. Let’s explore what this unique stone has to offer, and take a look at several of our favorite looks using quartzite.

  • What Does Granite Look Like?, 06 Mar 2020

    Viscount White Granite Kitchen Countertop Base from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Viscount White Granite Kitchen Countertop Base from Arizona Tile

    Granite is one of the most popular natural stones used in homes, particularly for countertops. It is a very hard stone loved for its durability, timeless style and relatively easy maintenance needs. Strikingly beautiful and naturally resistant to stains, granite can transform a space while serving a practical purpose. If you’d like to learn more about what granite looks like and the many colors and varieties of this stunning natural stone, read on.

  • 5 Versatile Countertop Ideas Using Quartz, 28 Feb 2020

    Featured Image: Metropolis Grey Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Metropolis Grey Quartz Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile

    Can’t get enough of quartz? We understand. This modern, trendy material is a fresh, stylish and practical choice for countertops throughout the home. If you’re planning a countertop upgrade or a full kitchen renovation in 2020, check out these ideas for perfect quartz countertops.

  • What Color is Quartz?, 21 Feb 2020

    Slate Grey-N Quartz Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Slate Grey-N Quartz Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile

    Quartz is a modern countertop material that’s been rising in popularity for the last few years. Its durable composition and wide range of colors, patterns and styles makes it a desirable option for many homeowners looking for a smart yet stylish surface for the kitchen, bathroom or other space. If you’re looking for the perfect quartz variety for your home, let’s take a look at all the color options as well as some suggested uses for quartz.

  • Our Favorite Veined Quartz Countertop Looks, 15 Feb 2020

    Palmeri Veined Quartz Slab from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Palmeri Veined Quartz Slab from Arizona Tile

    One of the most popular and timeless countertop materials in the home design world is white marble—and for good reason! Marble offers a classic look that complements a range of color palettes and design styles. The unique veining patterns of top marble varieties like Carrara and Calacatta add visual interest and a sense of luxury to any kitchen.

  • Top Quartz Countertop Trends for 2020, 31 Jan 2020

    Absolute White Honed Quartz Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Absolute White Honed Quartz Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile

    It’s no secret that we love a good quartz countertop. Versatile, practical, contemporary and elegant, quartz is basically the full package. For these great reasons and more, it’s one of the most popular trends in kitchen countertops as we move into 2020.

  • Blending Colors: Your Guide to Playing Tile Matchmaker, 08 Nov 2019

    Reverie Noir Porcelain Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Reverie Noir Porcelain Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    Shopping for the perfect tile for your next home project? Whether you’re redoing a backsplash, renovating your bathroom or making a flooring upgrade, tile is a popular choice for many reasons. Matching up two or more different tiles is a great way to create a stylish design, but it can be a challenge to get right. Here’s a quick guide to playing tile matchmaker to make sure your tile project is a masterpiece.

  • Make a Statement with Black Surfaces: Facts, Uses & Fun Design Ideas, 26 Jul 2019

    Concerto Black Glossy and Matte Porcelain Tile Bathroom Backsplash from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Concerto Black Glossy and Matte Porcelain Tile Bathroom Backsplash from Arizona Tile

    We can’t get enough of the black tile home décor trend. From traditional to ultra-modern, black makes quite an impression. Whether you want to add a touch of black tile to a smaller space in your home, or you’re thinking of committing to an overall black theme, you really can’t go wrong.

    Let’s take a look at facts, uses and fun design ideas for you to incorporate black tile into your home décor.

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