When people hear the word “granite”, most of them immediately think of high-end countertops for their kitchens. What makes granite such a great material, and how can you have it incorporated into your home? Our team of experts shares their insights about the material’s properties…and potential.
When it comes to countertops, two options dominate the conversation: granite and quartz. They’re practically indistinguishable in appearance and share almost similar mechanical properties. Despite their lack of apparent differences, these materials aren’t cut from the same stone.
Quartz counters, farmhouse sinks and outdoor kitchens are surging in popularity
Thirty-five percent of millennials who own a home or are likely to purchase a home in the next few years said the kitchen is the most important room when it comes to the house hunt, according to a nationwide survey of over 1,000 millennials conducted by meal kit delivery company HelloFresh. Forty-eight percent said they would be more encouraged to cook at home more often if they had an “updated/amazing kitchen.”… Continue Reading
Have you checked your kitchen lately? Is it looking rundown or non-functional? Don’t let old fixtures and chipped countertops reduce the comfort, look and usability of your kitchen space. Granite Works, the trusted provider of high-quality granite countertops in Washington and Maryland, suggests three kitchen upgrades you should consider this season.
Are you planning to update your kitchen? If so, then take a good look around, and carefully consider which upgrades you can benefit from the most. If you’ve got space issues, you should perhaps consider getting discount kitchen cabinets to house your dishes or small kitchen appliances, so they’re not sitting on your countertops. On the other hand, you may want to change out your countertops for new ones. Chipped, stained, scorched or outdated countertops can be quite an eyesore, so you might want to consider replacing them. Granite Works, your trusted provider of quality kitchen countertops in and around Rockville, MD, shares how you can pick the right contractor for this particular upgrade.