Entries by Andy Graves

Stainless Steel Sinks – Can They Rust?

Stainless steel sinks are beautiful, stylish and functional additions to any modern kitchen. From their sleek good looks to their easy care, they are the perfect industrial accompaniment to stainless appliances and fixtures, and complement the natural, organic aesthetic of a granite or quartz countertop. One question many homeowners share is — are stainless steel […]

Kitchen Countertop Sink Comparison

Real estate experts and other design experts in the housing industry stress that kitchens and bathrooms add value to a home. People also renovate their kitchens to make them more functional and to reflect their current lifestyle and needs. The sink is one of the most important parts of a good room design, and according […]

Tile Backsplash – Top 10 Tips

On a daily basis, I have clients come into the showroom asking me if they should use tile for the backsplash. While it’s not for everyone, tile backsplash can add tons of character to any kitchen. With thousands of style and colors the design options are endless. Top 10 Tips to a Beautiful Tile Backsplash: […]

Tile Countertop Replacement

Many of our customers come to our showroom wanting to replace their existing tile countertops. They are simply tired of cleaning the grout. Though removing the tile countertops is a must, replacing the cabinets is not an option. “Is this possible”, they ask? Of course it is possible! We do replacement countertops all the time. […]

Is Granite Porous

Lemon Test – The lemon test is to determine the ability of your granite to resist etching. Follow the steps below: Place a wedge of lemon or lime, cut side down, on the sample overnight. Wipe the sample in the morning and hold it at an angle to the light. Check for a rough spot where […]