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What to Consider When Selecting a Natural Stone Sealant

February 19, 2020 Bath, Kitchen, News
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Just like when choosing the type of natural stone, there are also considerations when choosing the sealant for that natural stone.

Why Marble Could be the Perfect Choice for Your Kitchen

February 6, 2020 Kitchen, News, Sarasota
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Marble’s tendency to show chips, scratches, spills, and other signs of use might turn away some, but for many, it’s what makes this stone so appealing.

Using Natural Stone to Increase Your Home’s Value

December 19, 2019 Bath, Ideas, Kitchen, News
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Suggestions for increasing the resale value of your home by using natural stone as countertops, flooring, and other interior and exterior uses.

Why Should I Choose Custom Over Prefab?

December 5, 2019 Bath, Ideas, Kitchen, News
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What are the benefits of choosing a custom or prefabricated natural stone countertop for kitchen or bathroom

Lighting Trends for Natural Stone

November 21, 2019 Bath, Ideas, Kitchen, News
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What to consider about lighting your kitchen to highlight your natural stone countertops by thinking about zones, functionality, and ambiance.

Stone Color Palettes

November 7, 2019 Ideas, News, Sarasota
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A review of some of the most popular color patterns in kitchen design, including Fantasy Brown, Super White, Blue Calcite, and Dolce Vita.

What About the Backsplash?

October 22, 2019 Ideas, Kitchen, News
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What benefits does a backsplash offer, and what materials, like natural stone and porcelain tiles, are best.

Safety in the Stone Yard

October 8, 2019 News, Quarry Stone
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While our showroom at The Granite Place has many beautiful slabs of granite and other natural stones, be aware of safety precautions.

Quartz vs Granite

September 17, 2019 Engineered Stone, News, Quarry Stone
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The pros and cons of using quartz and granite for natural stone kitchen countertops and other applications throughout the home.

Current Color Trends

September 5, 2019 Ideas, News
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A look at some of the most popular trends in kitchen color and design for 2019.

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