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Quartz Kitchen Islands

Quartz kitchen islands are both functional and beautiful. Simple tables and freestanding surfaces have been used in kitchens recorded as far back as Victorian England. More modern-day islands that we see today did not get their start until the 1950s. The mid-century housing boom brought new construction methods and materials, which gave rise to more…

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Sparkling Quartz Counters

Modern kitchens are high tech, sophisticated and say it all with sparkling quartz counters. Today’s kitchens are streamlined, efficient and, well, contemporary. More and more of what we see are hidden dishes and utensils, docking stations and smart appliances. With all this modernization and its clean, clutter-free look, it might seem that personality could be…

Elegant’s Cornerstone Article Highlights

Elegant’s cornerstone piece shares our company’s knowledge and experience with you. When it comes to both residential and commercial renovation, quartz remains one of the top picks for many reasons. Durability, flawless color consistency, and antibacterial material. All these qualities make this engineered material an easy choice for a variety of restoration projects, big and…

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Silestone Quartz – A Family Company

Silestone Quartz is the leading manufacturer in today’s market Silestone Quartz is a wonderful example of a company that started out small and grew to be one of the leading sellers in today’s industry. Their story is of three brothers, the Cosentino Group’s founders. Francisco, Eduardo and José Martínez-Cosentino Justo started Silestone in 1990 in…

Versatile Quartz Color Accents Your Home

Quartz color accents even in small spaces Neutral grays and earth tones have increased in popularity for quartz countertops for many rooms in the home. Besides these subtle shades the use of quartz color accents is also becoming increasingly popular. There are many ways that accent color can be achieved. Change a room by pairing a…

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Marble Countertops, Why You NEED Them

When you think about elegant countertops one of the first stone types that might pop into your head is marble.  This happens for a good reason. The elegance of marble has been used for many years. Anything from statues to countertops. When you get marble countertops installed you will increase the value of your home…

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Benefits And Drawbacks Of Granite

If you’re still caught up in deciding whether or not you should have granite countertops in your home, here are some important benefits and drawbacks of granite countertops that you should know: 1. The stones come right out of the earth and are designed by nature. For some this will be a benefit. Others will…

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Need New Bathroom Countertops?

When you pick out your bathroom countertops keep in mind the process of choosing your kitchen counterops is not the same. For instance, typically bathroom activities are not as harsh on countertops as those in the kitchen so you can choose a stone that is a little more delicate.  This will give you a wider variety…

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Granite All Around The Home

You may be thinking that since you are not remodeling your kitchen there is no need to think about granite. This is far from the truth. There are many other areas throughout the home where you can install this stone and get that extra elegant touch you are looking for. Here are some areas where you…

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On The Fence About Marble Countertops?

When you are looking at new countertops for your home, you might have people try to turn you away from the choice of elegant marble countertops. Don’t let them cloud your judgment. Here are the pros and cons about marble, starting with all the reasons you might hear advising you to shy away from it and how…

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Granite-VS-Quartz The Showdown

If you’re planning on upgrading your countertops but are struggling between whether you want to go with beauty of quartz or durability of granite, then this article is for you. The choice isn’t an easy one because both options are full of superior qualities. Read along as these two stones are compared in an effort…

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Granite Countertops, Facts Or Fiction?

There is no doubt that you have heard about granite countertops.  Granite is a popular stone to use for kitchens and bathrooms.  However, with popularity come negative comments.  Some of these are true while others are not. How do you know the facts that are fictional and what you should believe? Here are some of…

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Open Up Your Kitchen

If you are someone who likes to be outside then coming into the kitchen to cook, or even eat can be a chore. You might feel like the room is closed off from the outside world and find any reason not to be in that space. However, there is a few steps you could have…

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Why Granite Is The Popular Choice

Every kitchen remodel requires careful planning and much consideration, especially when it comes to materials. If you’re thinking about using granite but still have questions about whether or not it is right for you, here are some answers to frequently asked questions about this remarkable stone. What is Granite? Granite is a natural. It is…