Ross Kernez

Ross Kernez  has an admiration for interior design and home renovation all things countertops. He loves writing for where he can join his interests of journalism and media with interior design and renovation.

Our Editorial Guidelines

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

Quartz vs. Granite: Which Should I Buy?

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Table of Contents Comparisons of Quartz and Granite  How is Quartz Engineered? Variations of Quartz  How is Granite Formed? Variations of Granite  Appearance  Cost  Maintenance  Installation  Durability  Stain Resistance  Moisture Resistance  Heat Resistance  Repair  Resale Value  Environmental Impact  Where Should I Have Q...

Gemstone Countertop Cost: How Much Will You Pay?

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Table of Contents How Much Do Gemstone Countertops Cost?  Why Choose Gemstone Countertops?  How Does the Price of Gemstone Compare to the Cost of Other Stone Options?  If your home remodeling project is not restricted because of budget, gemstone is one of the top options for a truly breathtaking new countertop. Gemstone is some of the most beautiful material that is produced by the earth. Any chance to incorporate i...