Olive Mill Blog

Quartz, Porcelain and Granite Countertops Seams – Top 10 Tips

Most residential kitchens do require at least one seam in their countertops. Many clients want to know what they should expect in terms of the quality and visibility of the seam. Here are some tips to help ensure good seam quality.

Stainless Steel Sinks – Can They Rust?

Stainless steel sinks are a popular kitchen sink material, but do they really rust? Yes, but there are many grades of stainless that make certain products more durable than others. Check out this article to learn more!

Sink Comparison

Kitchen Countertop Sink Type Comparison

Are you in the market for a new kitchen countertop sink? If so, you’re probably wondering how to choose the right one for your needs. In this blog post, we’ll compare four popular sink styles – undermount, top mount, seamed-in and farmstyle– to help you make the best decision for your home. Keep reading to learn more!

Tile Backsplash Top Ten Tips

Tile Backsplash – Top 10 Tips

Here are the top ten tips for using tile as a backsplash. From cost to design considerations, these suggestions will help make your decision easier!

Tile Removal

Tile Countertop Replacement

Removing tile is a messy job. But there are certainly steps that can be taken, including covering the floors with tarps, using plastic to mask off the area of work, dust collection on tools, etc. that helps to keep the mess to a minimum.

Water Absorption Test

Is Granite Porous

Granite is a beautiful and popular choice for countertops, but many homeowners are unsure about its porosity. Is granite porous? How does this affect its durability and maintenance? Read on to learn more about granite and its porosity.