lean your surfaces with warm water and soap as you would any other.  A regular, light wipe down should be sufficient.  This will also pick up anything that could be ground into the surface by the bottom of an appliance or pan during normal use.   void harsh chemical cleaners like ammonia and chlorine based solvents.  Don’t use scouring cleaners as they contain a fine grit to assist in removing stubborn surface coatings (usually) on porcelain.   e-seal your tops once or twice a year.  Use a product like Dupont’s StoneTech.  We give you a care package with a virtual lifetime supply of this sealer when we finish your project.  This is the same product we use when weRead More →

Why did granite counter tops become popular? There are many man-made alternatives; stainless steel, laminate, concrete, and even glass.  In recent years, engineered stone (epoxy mixed with stone dust and color) has experienced a rise in popularity due to its consistent, custom color palettes.  However, natural products like marble, limestone and the subject of this article, granite are unique.  Whether you choose man-made or natural materials, each has its own price structure and advantages. There are several reasons for granite’s continued attractiveness. Raw material price is down.  There are over 50 different countries that quarry granite.  Don’t misinterpret, we’re not suggesting that granite is cheap,Read More →