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 ...
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Is 2017 the year that you remodel your kitchen? Or are you thinking about doing some upgrades or renovations to your kitchen? Even if you're not doing a full remodel, a few changes can make a big difference. If you're thinking about or planning your kitchen rehab, then it's good to know what the current trends are. You always want to have a kitchen that you love and works for you, no matter wha...

Granite countertops are a popular choice for countertops because of its strength, durability and color options. With so many options from ranging from dark black to shining white, how do you choose what color countertops are right for your home? Coordinate countertop colors with cabinets Your biggest priority when selecting a granite color for your countertops is to find a color that successf...
How to Decorate Kitchen Counters

Kitchen countertops are a major feature of any kitchen design, and once you've decided on the type of counters you'll incorporate into your design, the work is almost done—but not quite. Knowing how to decorate kitchen counters will help you beautify your cooking space. 10 Tricks to Wake Up a Kitchen After your countertops are installed, you'll want to explore the multitude of options for how to...

Natural stone is a great choice for exterior or interior commercial projects. It provides a luxurious, expensive appearance to any commercial setting and gives the impression of class and taste. Natural stone is beautiful on building exteriors and interiors including washrooms, flooring, walls, and tables or countertops. There are a variety of benefits to using natural stone in commercial projects...

There are many decisions when it comes to building or remodeling a kitchen and one of the most important is the countertop material. We've compiled a chart that details the pros and cons of each type of countertop we offer at Graniterra. Three stars mean it performs high in the category, two stars means it performs fairly, one star means it performs poorly. Categories Each of these counter compa...

Spills have different effects on different types of tiles. This is where knowing your material comes in handy. For example, spills and contaminants are generally easier to clean than on other unglazed ceramic and porcelain surfaces. Your grazed tiles should be cleaned regularly with all purpose cleaner, low in VOC. It is a big time saver if the cleaner is also compatible with grout joint cleaning....

Every year The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) surveys their members of kitchen and bath designers across the United States and Canada. Their responses provide insight into design trends that will take hold in the kitchen and bath market in 2014. While broad trends won't be evident in every local market, the following are some overall trends for kitchens and baths. Contemporary Challe...

Gray Color Schemes Gray color schemes in both kitchens and baths have witnessed a dramatic escalation since 2010, particularly over the past year. Used currently in 55% of kitchens and 56% of bathrooms, shades of gray are growing in appeal, creating chic, sophisticated spaces that many consumers desire. White Cabinetry This year, transitional-style kitchens and baths have clearly surpassed tr...

Those who enjoy the design process will agree: choosing a backsplash can be the fun part.  After you've finished all the big decisions in a kitchen renovation: layout, wood species & door style for cabinetry,  color & type of granite or countertop, it's time to really express yourself.  The backsplash can be the focal point of your kitchen if you choose.  It can set the tone: an arabesque ...