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Benefits of Utilizing Natural Stone in a Shower in San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | October 20, 2017

Your shower is where you start each morning to soothe tired muscles and wake up for the day ahead. If you’re planning to remodel your bathroom, you want a shower that’s easy to keep clean yet beautiful and comfortable. Natural stone can accomplish all of these things with natural elegance and style. Here are five…

Why Choosing Granite over Laminate is the Best Option for Your Countertop in San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | October 18, 2017

Laminate countertops have come a long way in the last two decades. Today, high definition laminate can resemble the look of granite and other types of natural stone. In addition to patterns, laminate can be made with a texture and even edges to replicate stone. While these advances are great if you want a budget-friendly…

Techniques Used to Disinfect Granite and Other Natural Stones in San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | October 13, 2017

All types of natural stone, including slate, granite, and marble, are naturally resistant to bacteria and microbes, some more than others. Still, you can take steps to prevent germs from living in the pores and crevices of your stone. If you want to learn how to disinfect granite and natural stone, here are 5 easy…

Selecting Ideal Backsplash for Stone Countertops in San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | October 11, 2017

While some might argue it’s hard to find an unattractive backsplash pairing with neutral natural stone countertops, this doesn’t make your task any easier. There are many ways to choose the right backsplash for stone counters, such as a contrasting color, a material that draws out the fine details in the stone, or something that…

Getting Rid of Dish Soap Rings on Granite Counters
Posted by Stone Care Experts | October 6, 2017

If liquid dish soap has left an unsightly stain or ring on your granite countertops, it’s a sign your granite needs to be resealed. Soap rings can be very stubborn because they occur when the porous stone absorbs the water and soap residue. To remove the stains, you will need to lift them out of…

6 Popular Granite Countertop Edges in San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | October 4, 2017

While most homeowners are aware stone countertops can be cut with different edges, many are surprised to learn just how many edge options there are today. When choosing the edge for your countertop, remember most non-standard edge options are considered upgrades and increase the cost of installing your granite. The Stone Care Experts at Granite…

6 Trendy Colors for Quartz Countertops
Posted by Stone Care Experts | September 29, 2017

Granite is still the top pick for countertops among homeowners, but quartz is rapidly gaining in popularity. Quartz is a nonporous surface that resists staining without the need to be sealed, and it can also stand up to acidic foods and spills. It is available in a huge array of colors and styles because it’s…

Granite Tops and How Sanitary they Are
Posted by Stone Care Experts | September 27, 2017

Granite is perhaps the most popular countertop material, and it is prized for its beauty and durability. However, when choosing a countertop material, appearance is likely not your only concern. A surface you use for food preparation should be sanitary and easy to clean. When it comes to cleanliness, granite does not disappoint.  Granite Isn’t…

Identifying the Difference Between a Slab and Prefabricated Stone
Posted by Stone Care Experts | September 22, 2017

Before you begin shopping for natural stone countertops for your home, it’s important to understand the two main types of stone you will see offered: slab stone and prefabricated stone. Slab and prefab are both made of natural stone, which can make it a bit difficult to understand the difference. Here’s what you should know…

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