Stone Kitchens prides itself in its integrated approach to customer service. From the initial quote to the clean-up after a project is finished, the focus is on the client.Read More →

Why did granite counter tops become popular? There are many alternatives; stainless steel, laminate, concrete, and even glass.  In recent years, engineered stone  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 pricing.  There are over 50 different countries that quarry granite.  Don’t misinterpret, we’re not suggesting that granite is cheap, but the cost per square foot of granite is aboutRead More →

Fact:  In the US, stone has become the countertop of choice over man-made surfaces in all new and remodel construction. While this statement may not seem ironic on the… um… surface, it is.  It really is.  Here’s why… Most of the stone used in kitchens is billions (with a ‘b’) years old.  Humanoids have used stone in the procurement and preparation of food for at least 2.5 million years.  By the way, archeologists use the somewhat oxy-moronic term, “Lithic Technology” to describe this. All but one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were made of stone.  Can you name the exception? …The fiftyRead More →