Contemporary Kitchen Designs

When we think of natural stone countertops, some of us think in terms of marble slabs that round nicely and flow into waterfall side panels. In. One. Solid. Piece. One of our latest remodeling jobs will make you rethink traditional kitchen design. The featured image shows a contemporary kitchen that we created from scratch. The [...]

By |2021-09-08T14:13:10+00:00October 15th, 2018|Kitchen Countertops, kitchen design trends, Quartzite|0 Comments

The Difference Between Quartzite and Granite

Difference Between Quartzite and Granite  These two stones are very similar and often compared because of their toughness and durability.  Quartzite is a metamorphic stone that is formed when quartz-rich sandstone is altered by heat, pressure and chemical activity of metamorphism. It comes in light gray and white, which is a popular choice in today’s [...]

By |2021-09-09T06:13:50+00:00May 6th, 2018|granite, Quartzite|0 Comments

The Difference Between Quartzite and Quartz

The Difference Between Quartzite and Quartz Quartzite Kitchen Quartzite is a nonfloated metamorphic rock composed almost completely of quartz. It forms from sandstone that has been altered by pressure, heat and by the chemical transformation of metamorphism. The structure of quartzite makes it a tough, durable rock that is found in folded mountains [...]

By |2021-09-09T06:36:03+00:00April 26th, 2018|quartz countertops, Quartz Kitchen, Quartzite|0 Comments

Quartzite…It’s Hot Right Now!

Quartzite, not to be confused with man-made quartz, is one of nature’s most precious stones. It’s durability, beauty and timelessness make it the perfect choice for your stone countertops. Most quartzites are ranked slightly harder than granite on the Moh’s Scale of Mineral Hardness therefore scratches should not be an issue. It can vary in [...]

By |2017-08-03T20:32:33+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Quartzite|0 Comments
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