Monday, February 24, 2014

Quartz Counters Beautify Minneapolis Homes

Are you thinking about having quartz counters installed in your Minneapolis home? If so, congratulations because they are a great choice! While you may have chosen it for your kitchen in Minneapolis, quartz counters aren’t just limited to the kitchen anymore. You can spruce up your whole house with these natural stone surfaces. We know you might need a little inspiration, so in this blog, we’re going to cover some great applications for quartz counters throughout your Minneapolis home.

Entertainment Area
Do you have an entertainment area in your home? You may have guests over in your living room or basement. Both of these places are perfect places to install quartz counters. If you have an in-home bar, quartz can really kick it up a notch. If you have a seating area somewhere other than your kitchen, quartz counters can be the perfect addition. With many color options, there is sure to be one that matches your entertainment area.

Quartz is durable and beautiful, making it great in bathrooms. If you’re redoing your whole bathroom, or just your counters need updated, contact us today. We can help you select a stone that matches your bathroom perfectly. They look great on a new bathroom vanity. Imagine your bathroom now, and then take a moment to imagine it with quartz counters. We bet it’s a big improvement.

Last but not least, don’t count your kitchen out. Your kitchen can be enhanced by adding quartz counters as well. While they can be used as your primary counters, they also make great accent surfaces. If you have an island, bar or other surface, quartz could work. If you get together with one of our design specialists, we can help you envision what your new countertops would do for your kitchen.

Are you ready to install quartz in your Minneapolis home? Contact us today by calling 952-746 4690 or Contact usOnline.

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Facts About Soapstone Countertops in St Paul

If you're looking to update your countertops, you've probably considered granite, marble and quartz. But, have you taken a minute to consider soapstone countertops? For residents of St Paul, soapstone countertops can be a beautiful, environmentally friendly option. In this blog, we're going to cover some interesting facts about soapstone countertops.

Choosing Soapstone Countertops in St Paul
Soapstone countertops are just one of the many natural stone countertops options out there. If you are a resident of St Paul, it may seem difficult to choose just one. Here are some facts about soapstone, that will hopefully make your decision a little easier:
  • Soapstone countertops are environmentally friendly. They are made of all-natural components including talc, magnesite and chlorite
  • It is a very strong, dense material. It is the perfect selection for enhancing your fireplace and for use in kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Soapstone countertops are very heat resistant. They can withstand high temperatures, without becoming disfigured.
  • It is hygienic, making it perfect for food preparation, as well as good in bathrooms. It is hard for soapstone to harbor bacteria.
  • Soapstone does need to be oiled from time to time. This will help keep it looking its best for years to come.
·         It comes in a variety of colors, making it the perfect addition to almost any St Paul home. Not only that, but they can be cut to match any space.

At the end of the day, the selection of which natural stone countertops you're going to have installed comes down to a matter of personal preference. All of them have their positive qualities. If you need guidance, don't hesitate to contact our team.

If you're interested in installing new soapstone countertops in your St Paul home, contact us today by calling 952-746-4690 or Contact us Online.