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On, our main goal is to properly educate homeowners on stone countertops and other stone features. There is plenty of information out there online on choosing and caring for countertop material, but not all of it is correct. Here at, we put proper, science-based information as our top priority so our readers can make the right choice for them. Read more about our process

How Expensive Are Marble Countertops

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  Depending on who you ask, marble countertops can be the best or worst choice to install in your kitchen. The rich history and beauty of marble is certainly appealing, but the high price tag and constant maintenance require more energy to keep it looking pristine. For many people, the aesthetic of having a marble countertop to show off how luxurious your home is, is worth the price. But what exactly is the price to install marble...

What Not to Use on Quartz Countertops

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  Quartz countertops are some of the nicest and most affordable alternatives to high-value stone for home remodeling. It is very easy to clean, looks amazing, and adds value to your home whenever you are considering reselling. Although quartz does not need much maintenance, using incorrect cleaners or materials could damage it, leaving you with a bland or possibly damaged countertop. That is why we were going to discuss what makes...

Removing Rust Stains from Quartz Countertops

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Rust is an unsightly chemical stain which can make the nicest looking quartz countertops appear aged and neglected. Rust stains seem like they come out of nowhere, and once they are seen they become very difficult to remove. However, that doesn’t mean rust cannot be removed. Learn to keep your quartz countertops safe by understanding how rust stains form and the proper techniques for removing it.   Table of Contents How to...

How Expensive Are Quartz Countertops

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    The time has come where you want to update your kitchen or bathroom with a beautiful slab of quartz. You have an idea of where you want to install it, but the only question you want to know is how much will it cost you to install a quartz slab? The simplest answer is, it depends. Quartz and other stone slabs are not a “buy and pay” type of service. There are a lot of factors to consider to truly understand h...
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