Marble Kitchen Counter-Tops – What you need to know?

Shadow Storm Marble Marble counter-tops can give any home a timeless and classic feel. Marble is typically known for its bold veining, crisp white color, and it’s unique properties. One thing to consider is that marble is significantly softer than granite and quartz. Marble ranges between a 3 and 5 on the Moh’s Hardness Scale, whereas quartz and granite are both above a 7 on the Moh’s Hardness Scale. This means that marble is more likely to scratch and etch than granite or quartz. Marble is calcium carbonate based, which means acidic foods, cleaning products, etc. will cause etching. A sealer will help protect marble tops from acidic foods and cleaners, however, it needs to be applied at least once a year. Utensils, [...]

By |2018-01-09T16:07:51+00:00January 9th, 2018|Blog, Recent Projects, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I’m dreaming of a White Quartz Kitchen

  So you say you want white quartz countertops?  You know, the kind that looks like marble that you saw on Pinterst. How much does that cost? Well, as you see in the picture, there are approximately 40 different options available to you.  Some have a grey base like real Carrara Marble and others have a more white background.  Some have deep veins like a Calcutta Marble, while others have more subtle lines.  Not to mention there are at least 20 different brands of quartz available, so doing a real comparison would be a time consuming equivalent of finding a needle in a haystack.     Let a real industry professional guide you with your project, not an hourly employee at a Big Box Store.  [...]

By |2017-12-05T20:54:07+00:00December 5th, 2017|Blog, Recent Projects, Uncategorized|2 Comments