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8 Truths About Granite

Granite countertops are commonly used as a building material for high-rise buildings due to its ability to withstand gale force winds and rain. Truth #1: Granite countertops do not stain easily. Granite counters are resistant to stains. Liquid spilled on a granite top, will not stain if wiped up in a few minutes. Water can […]

What You Need To Know About Quartz Countertops

Quartz surface is an engineered stone (manmade). Quartz counters provide a kitchen surface with the look of natural stone, minus the fuss of maintenance. Quartz slabs are made from one of the hardest minerals on earth; they are the most durable option for kitchens. The tops have some of the most eye-catching colors and designs integrated into […]

Facts About Laminate Backsplash

What Is Sheet Backsplash? Kitchens and bathrooms are high impact areas. The wall behind the sink and countertops is prone to moisture, while the area behind the stove is subject to heat and food splatter. Tile these areas with mosaic glass or porcelain tile, cover it with metal ceiling panels, or simply coat it with glossy paint–almost any water-resistant material or […]

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The History of Formica Laminate

Laminate as a building surface was pioneered by the Formica Products Company in 1930 from their headquarters in New Zealand. It was such a revolutionary product that its use as a decorative surface quickly spread worldwide. The Parsons Plastic Company was one of the first adopters of the material in the US serving the Midwest […]