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Nov 20, 2019

Corian Countertops Pros & Cons Review 2019

Are Corian countertops still in style? See for yourself. Review what is Corian made of, colors, care, pros & cons, prices (cheaper than granite or quartz?)

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Nov 01, 2019

Quartz Cleaning and Polishing Products

QUESTION: I know it's recommended to use dedicated stone cleaners on granite & marble. But what about quartz countertops? What are the best products

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Oct 22, 2019

Marble Cleaning Do's & Don'ts Guide | Countertop Specialty

How to clean marble countertops correctly. Learn secret marble cleaning & maintenance tips, best cleaners, avoiding damage to white marble, tables, tile.

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Sep 24, 2019

The Real Deal About Dekton Countertops | Countertop Specialty

Dekton countertops are a growing craze in kitchen countertops. What is Dekton? Find out in our pros & cons review for 2019. Cost, colors, chips, vs. quartz.

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Jul 19, 2019

Tips For Choosing The Best and Safest Marble Cleaning Products

best marble cleaner options - marble cleaner bottles on a marble countertop

Marble cleaner options & pro tips on how to clean marble with safe products.

Cleaning marble is a touch tricky and homeowners often use the wrong products which can damage your marble.

We break down what you shouldn't use and give recommendations on the best marble cleaner for countertops, floor tile, showers, removing stains, soap scum, hard water, mildew, and etching.

Use our guide to get the right products and clean your marble with confidence!

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Jun 26, 2019

Granite Countertops Review & Buyer's Guide | Countertop Specialty

Official guide to granite countertops colors, types, buying granite, prices, patterns, sealing, cleaning, cost of installation and hiring the best fabricator.

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May 20, 2019

Can You Dye Marble Tile a Different Color?

white marble tile dyed pink

Can't find that perfect marble tile color? Well, you may considering dyeing marble tiles.

People have been dyeing marble for centuries, although, this is not easy and the results can be unpredictable.

But that's the fun and spice of life, right!

So, if you have a creative streak or you're willing to surprise yourself with a unique color, then check out this blog post with tips on dyeing marble tiles a different color.

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Mar 25, 2019

Advantages & Disadvantages of Epoxy Countertops

Epoxy countertops can look amazing but it’s wise to consider the disadvantages. Learn the pros & cons, cost, and installation issues to see if you're up for it.

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Feb 20, 2019

Recycled Glass Countertops Review | Countertop Specialty

Learn all about recycled glass countertops pros & cons, comparison to other materials, how made, cost vs. granite, cleaning, where to buy, installation tips.

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Feb 07, 2019

Neolith Countertops Pros & Cons Review | Countertop Specialty

Do Neolith countertops live up to the hype? Learn about pros & cons, cost, colors, thickness, chipping, installation problems, comparison to granite-quartz.

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Jan 29, 2019

Granite Countertop Care: Do's & Don'ts for Cleaning Granite

Confused about granite countertop care? Learn the simple proven tips & solutions for cleaning granite, sealing, and DIY repair in this detailed guide.

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Nov 30, 2018

Remove Vinegar Stain On Marble Countertop

QUESTION: Soooo... we bought a new house that has marble countertops in the kitchen... I was cleaning the coffee maker with vinegar, like I always do

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Nov 28, 2018

How to Clean & Seal Black Granite Countertops

cleaned and sealed polished black granite countertops

Do black granite countertops need sealing?

Black granite is still very popular but many are confused about cleaning and sealing black granite. It is a bit different than other granite colors.

Learn how to test it, what cleaner to use prior to applying a sealer, steps to sealing black granite, and how to avoid the most common mistake when sealing black granite.

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Nov 16, 2018

Granite vs Man-Made Stone

QUESTION: We are remodeling our kitchen countertops and are getting answers all over the world about man-made stone, granite, and different countertop

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Nov 08, 2018

10 Tips to Find the Best Granite Fabricators | Countertop Specialty

Finding the right granite fabricator can make or break your countertop installation. Insider advice how to find the best quartz & stone fabricators - get quotes.

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Oct 31, 2018

What's the Average Cost for Marble Countertops?

white marble countertops costs

It seems everyone loves marble countertops but costs can vary tremendously.

Learn all the factors that affect marble countertop prices and what you should expect to pay for Calacatta, or Danby, or Carrara marble countertops.

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Oct 17, 2018

9 Superb Reasons to Choose Quartz Countertops | Countertop Specialty

Quartz countertops are super-popular now for kitchen countertops. Discover the 9 key reasons why more homeowners and designers are choosing quartz.

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Sep 10, 2018

Cleaning Marble Shower Soap Scum

QUESTION: How do you remove soap scum stains on a marble shower floor? ANSWER: You may read to use a homemade remedy of dilute ammonia and water solution,

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Sep 05, 2018

Honed Absolute Black Granite
Countetops For Kitchen

QUESTION: I've been told that honed absolute black granite countertops stain very easily by some and that this is not true by others. I really love the

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Countetops For Kitchen"

Aug 22, 2018

How To Safely Clean Marble Shower Tile Mold & Mildew

how to clean mold & mildew on marble shower tile


Mold & mildew in the shower is ooky. But regular mildew cleaners can damage marble tile. So how do you handle this moldy problem?

Find out why shower mold & mildew isn't just a cleaning issue.

Discover the factors that create an environment of persistent mildew.

And learn how to safely clean marble tile shower mold and keep it from growing again.

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Aug 17, 2018

Wood Countertops Guide + Butcher Block | Countertop Specialty

Wood countertops offer a warmth & beauty unlike other countertop materials. Before you buy, learn pros & cons of wood & butcher block countertops, cost, DIY

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Aug 09, 2018

Sealing Marble Shower Tile & Grout

QUESTION: I just installed new marble tile in my bathroom on the shower walls and floor. Should I seal the marble tile and grout? What is the best sealer

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Jul 25, 2018

The Real Story About Quartz Countertop Stains

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Can quartz countertops stain? Ask most homeowners and they’ll likely say, “Nope. quartz is non-porous.”

The reality is that stains in quartz countertops can and do occur. Especially white quartz countertops.

Why? How? Let's take a look... click the link below...

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Jun 25, 2018

Marble vs. Granite Kitchen Countertop

QUESTION: I'm in the process of making the decision on kitchen countertops. I love the look of marble, but I'm worried about the maintenance. We

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Jun 20, 2018

Cleaning Marble Floor Wax & Dirty Grout

QUESTION: In our kitchen and living area is a white to cream colored marble floor tile with a wood inlaid border which is again inlaid with brass. We

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Jun 16, 2018

Installation Adhesive Stains on White Carrara Marble

QUESTION: We just had a honed Carrara marble countertop installed in the kitchen. Looked great until I noticed these blue-gray stains around the cooktop,

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