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Read about some countertop care and maintenance tips in this joint-venture guest post from our friends at countertopspecialty.com!
The kitchen is the heart and hub of the home. It’s where most activity occurs and kitchen countertops get a ton of wear and tear whether you and your family love to cook or not. Therefore, when choosing a new countertop material, one of the most important factors to consider is cleaning and maintenance.
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If you’re considering having natural stone tile installed in your home, you may have heard or read about both stone sealers and stone enhancers. You might be wondering what the difference is between the two. Simply put, a stone sealer provides a stain-resistant barrier, while a stone enhancer brings out the natural colors of some stones. Let’s take a deeper look at what it means to seal vs. enhance your stone surfaces.
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Hardscapes are a stylish investment and a great way to enhance your yard's natural beauty. Whether you've installed stone tile flooring, brick pavers, cement, or another material to create an outdoor hardscape or patio on your property, it's important to keep it protected from the ravages of weather.
Marble. Just the mention of this natural stone triggers mixed emotions in many of us. We love how it looks. After all, no matter where it's displayed - marble countertops in a kitchen, marble tile in a bathroom, marble flooring at a spa - there's no denying it's effortless elegance and beauty.
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With tile being such a central component of a room’s overall design, it’s really important to keep both tile and grout looking fresh and clean. Maintaining a regular cleaning routine and having high-quality cleaning products in your cabinets will be your saving grace. If you’re envisioning hours spent scrubbing kitchen and bathroom floors and surfaces, no need to worry. Just a little bit of regular attention is all that’s needed to keep your tiled surfaces looking beautiful!
It is that time of year again! The weather is getting warm and we want to open up all of the windows and doors. We long to get some fresh air through our homes and banish all of that dirt from winter. It is spring cleaning time! Is your tile and grout looking a bit worse for the wear after a long winter’s night?
A little TLC will go a long way to get your floors and other tiled surfaces looking great! No matter the type of tile you own, good floor mats are your friend near entryways. Place...
Natural stone such as granite, marble, or limestone are beautiful and popular options for kitchen countertops, offering a timeless quality that never goes out of style. They offer a large variety of options in colors, finishes and textures, ensuring you will find one that best fits your wants and needs. These natural stone options are durable and when properly sealed, are simple to care for and maintain.
Why is natural stone porous?
Pores develop over the course of the stone’s formation pr...