Corian Countertops FAQ frequently asked questions

Corian countertops continue to maintain their share of space in the kitchen countertops market even as granite and quartz countertops have gained in popularity. We may love natural stone and granite countertops, (granite is in our name after all!) but our showroom contains Corian designs and we install them in many kitchens and remodels. There are many people interested in Corian countertop...
How to Clean Quartz Countertops

In this post, we talk about how to clean your quartz countertops and the durability of this material that continues to be installed into more and more kitchens. As quartz countertops continue to grow in popularity, we hear more and more questions about them. People want to know how durable they are, whether they will scratch, and of course, how do you clean quartz countertops?   Abo...
How to Match Backsplash Tile to Granite Countertops

In this post, we give you some guidelines to help you decide what is the best backsplash tile to match your granite countertops.  When you remodel your kitchen to get the room you've always dreamed of, after choosing granite countertops, the next step will be choosing a backsplash to match your countertops. Granite countertops are available in many styles of patterns and color choices; it's ...
Quartz Countertops Growing in Popularity

It seems that quartz countertops are having their moment right now. The trend keeps growing and quartz was at the top of many design trend lists this year and seems to be on even more for next year. The popularity of quart countertops has been growing year after year and 2018 looks to be more different. Even the Washington Post has proclaimed that "quartz has supplanted granite as the peopl...
Kitchen countertop materials

If you are updating your kitchen and ready for new kitchen countertops, you have more options available to you today than at any other time.  In this post, we review the top materials available for your kitchen counters, a brief description and the pros and cons to give you a starting point for your search. Top 20 kitchen counter materials Granite Quartz Marble Corian Slate ...
Dark Granite Countertops

When it's time to remodel the kitchen, choosing your kitchen countertops might be the most important decision you make. It will affect the other choices you make, such as the cabinets and flooring or wall color. All of the elements of the kitchen should compliment each other to create the beautiful kitchen you're creating. You probably won't find this hard to believe, but we are love granite co...
Quartz vs Granite Countertops

  The two most popular natural stone materials for kitchen countertops by far are Granite and Quartz. Granite countertops have been the most popular choice for the past two decades in new homes. The past couple years have seen quartz countertops gaining in popularity and challenging granite for the title of most popular. If you want a high-end finish on your kitchen counters, you ca...
How to Match Your Cabinets and Countertops

Matching your granite color to your cabinets is definitely a decision you don't want to make a mistake on! One of the most common questions that people shopping for new granite countertops will ask is "How do I match my granite countertops to my cabinets?" That's understandable because mismatching your granite color to the cabinet color will end up ruining the kitchen upgrade that you're spe...
Marble Countertops Guide and FAQ

Marble has been a popular building material for centuries, prized for its beauty since ancient times. Today marble countertops are a popular way to bring this classic building material into your home. They can bring beauty and sophistication to your kitchen, bathroom or commercial project. Graniterra is the leading supplier of marble countertops in the St Louis area and we import natural mar...
granite countertops guide

Granite continues to be the most popular choice for upscale countertops for kitchens, bathrooms, commercial businesses and anyone that wants the beautiful look of granite countertops. Granite countertops are available in many color styles, are highly durable, add value to your home, and perhaps most importantly, gorgeous to look at. Graniterra is the leading supplier of granite countertops in ...