Top Countertop Questions Answered by Professionals

If you’re planning a kitchen upgrade (or any other upgrade in your home), you probably have quite a few questions. You’re probably wondering how we estimate the timeline of a remodeling project or the steps you should take to protect your countertop after it has been installed. You’re probably curious about how to prepare for […]

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Cheap Ways to Boost Home Value

If you’re planning to put your home on the market anytime soon, you are probably considering a few projects, like new kitchen countertops,  to boost your home’s value. Gutting the kitchen and replacing the bathroom vanity are all nice upgrades, but those projects are time-consuming and pretty pricey. And no one want to spend a lot […]

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3 Reasons You Need Soapstone Countertops!

If you survived chemistry labs back in high school, then you probably remember sleek black countertops. While those tabletops might bring back memories of periodic tables and bunsen burners, the material used under your notebook as you scribbled chemical formulas was soapstone – a popular natural stone used in kitchens and bathrooms! With its matte […]

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What We Learned From Coverings 2016

   (Image Source) Recently, members of the Cutstone team attended Coverings 2016, the largest trade fair and expo dedicated to showcasing ceramic tile and natural stone.  More than 40 countries are represented within the exhibitors of this show and the event attracted thousands of retailers, distributors, architect and design professionals and fabricators. We saw a […]

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How to Take Care & Clean Marble Countertops

Marble is one of those materials that gets plenty of attention. And for good reason – marble surfaces are sleek and look fantastic in a kitchen or bathroom. They bring a touch of elegance and character to a space, and are a wonderful surface to cook or bake on. Despite its obvious beauty, there are […]

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Kitchen Upgrades that Increase Home Value

You’ve replaced the front door and turned the attic into an additional bedroom, but your home still isn’t selling. What gives? While you may be quick to blame homebuyers for having a laundry list of unrealistic expectations, it is likely that your home needs a little more TLC than you thought. Most home buyers (especially […]

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Solving The Bathroom Remodeler’s Stone Choice Dilemma

Stone is an excellent choice for use in your bathroom remodel. They are  easy to maintain, available in a wide variety of colors and textures, and have a great return on investment. From the vanity to the shower, here are a few guidelines to choosing the right material for your bathroom project.     Bathroom […]

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How to Take Care of Your Granite Countertops

New granite countertops are often the biggest kitchen upgrade you will make, so it’s important to protect your investment. Granite is a popular choice for a kitchen surface because of its beauty and durability. And while granite is fairly low-maintenance, there are a few precautions you must take to keep them looking good as new. […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Kitchen Countertop Maintenance

    The kitchen is the heart of your home, which means it’s one of the first things visitors will notice. And with all the time and money spent updating your surfaces, it’s important to keep them looking their best. Knowing how to protect your investment will give your countertops years of beauty and enjoyment. […]

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Granite or Marble: How to Choose the Right Countertop for Your Kitchen

Selecting your kitchen countertop material is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when renovating your home. While you may have a particular vision in mind, choosing the surface for your space should be based on more than just appearance alone. There are some surfaces that are low-maintenance, but other materials such as granite and […]

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