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Caring for your granite kitchen countertop

A granite countertop will last for decades, but it does need some periodic maintenance and you’ll want to use a little extra caution to protect it from damage. The maintenance and care you give your granite countertop will be similar to other natural stones like marble, travertine, or soapstone. All you’ll need to keep your...

Caring for your quartz kitchen countertop

Quartz countertops are quickly becoming the high-end countertop of choice thanks to the variety of colors available, ease of maintenance, and durability. In many ways, quartz is very similar to granite—in fact, it’s an element in granite—but the engineering process, which binds the quartz with resin and various colored pigments, makes it non-porous and...

Caring for your marble kitchen countertop

Caring for Your Marble Kitchen Countertop Once found only in the most exclusive homes, marble has become a much more accessible material thanks to modern technology and quarrying processes. The maintenance and care you give your marble countertop will be similar to other natural stones like granite, travertine, or soapstone, however, marble does have a...

Polished, Honed, or Leathered Countertops?

You’ve chosen the stone, and now you learn there are different finish options! Having a hard time deciding what countertop finish is the right one for you? We walk you through the differences between polished, honed and leathered… Polished A polished finish gives the smooth surface a shiny, much glossier look. The polish that coats the...

Using Marble for Kitchen Countertops

Things to Know About — Using Marble for Kitchen Countertops Marble, particularly white marble, is a very popular choice with today’s designers and consumers. Marble has been used as a work surface for centuries, and will last a lifetime. However, there are characteristics that the consumer should be aware of prior to selecting marble for...

What Is the Difference Between Marble and Granite?

When it comes to home remodels, the decisions to be made can be overwhelming. With a variety of options on each element you’re replacing, you may find your head buzzing with stress. However, at Spencer Granite, we strive to make our customers lives easy. If you can’t decide between marble and granite countertops, here’s...

Stone choices (Selecting stone)

When planning your countertops or other projects, one of the most important and satisfying tasks is to select your material—granite, marble, soapstone, or one of the other natural or man-made products. To get what you want, you have two general decisions and one specific choice to make. You start with the kind of stone and...