The Quality Stone Advantage

Have you ever wondered why some companies just have "it", and others just don't? We believe the way to do it, is to hire good people and treat them right.  Train them on the best equipment and give them room to grow.  Don't take my word for it, you can read all of Quality Stone's reviews online and you'll see why we are the Best Reviewed Countertop Company in Hampton Roads.   Matt uses the latest in digital technology to template your kitchen. Digital technology is the most accurate way to measure a kitchen. If someone shows up with a glue gun, cardboard and a beat up pickup truck, you may have chosen the wrong company.   Cesar takes those digital measurements [...]

By |2018-03-01T13:33:38+00:00September 22nd, 2016|Blog, Recent Projects, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Would you rather…Granite or Quartz? The 411 before you buy.

Natural Stone vs. Engineered Stone: Understanding the Difference Natural stone—granite—is indeed 100% natural since it is quarried directly from the earth in large blocks. These blocks are then sliced into slabs and polished on one side at the quarry before being shipped to the broker or fabricator. Fabricators cut shapes from the slabs according to your countertop specifications. They then profile and polish the edges. Quartz, on the other hand, is an “engineered” stone, meaning a manufacturing plant uses various grades and sizes of quartz crystals and mixes them with resin and pigment (for color) in a ratio of 93% quartz to 7% resin (yes, we’ll still refer to quartz as natural stone, but it’s not as natural as granite). Fabricators create quartz countertops in much the [...]

By |2016-11-02T20:26:06+00:00April 26th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments