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Jan 27, 2023

Neolith Countertops Pros & Cons Review | Countertop Specialty

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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 19, 2023

What Is Natural Stone Flooring? Types, Pros & Cons, Cleaning

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Get natural stone flooring ideas, learn the best types of natural stone flooring for kitchens and bathrooms, cleaning, costs, tile finishes, pros & cons.

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Nov 30, 2022

Cleaning Travertine Do's & Don'ts | How To Clean Travertine

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Learn the secrets of cleaning travertine, sealing, stains, etching, cleaners, and Do’s & Don’ts for how to clean travertine tile correctly and avoid damage.

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Oct 27, 2022

Travertine Floor Tile: Rustic Charm for Kitchen & Bathroom Flooring

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Warm, luxurious travertine floor tile evokes Old-World romance. Find out why travertine tile is so popular for bathroom and kitchen flooring, showers, walls and…

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Sep 07, 2022

Cultured Marble vs Corian vs Quartz vs Granite in 2022

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Detailed comparison of cultured marble vs quartz, Corian, solid-surface, granite countertops, laminate. Pros & cons, cost, colors, cleaning, repair, value.

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Aug 24, 2022

Concrete vs Granite Countertops: Pros & Cons, Cost, Durability

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Learn all about granite countertops vs. concrete costs, pros and cons, care & cleaning, strength, outdoors, and which is more durable... a complete comparison.

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Aug 05, 2022

Best Outdoor Kitchen Countertops Compared | Countertop Specialty

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What are the best outdoor kitchen countertops? Compare pros & cons of countertop materials: granite, marble, concrete, soapstone, tile and others for outdoor kitchens.

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Jun 29, 2022

Sealing Travertine Shower

QUESTION: Should I put a sealer on my new travertine showers and floor tile? ANSWER: Yes... and No... let me explain about sealing travertine showers...

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Jun 24, 2022

What is Travertine? Pros & Cons of This Popular Natural Stone

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Learn all about travertine. What is travertine tile, pavers, pros & cons, uses, colors, cost, durability, care and cleaning, and answers to common questions

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Jun 21, 2022

Disinfectant Cleaner Options for Marble Countertops

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Learn how to disinfect marble countertops. Are Lysol and Clorox safe? Natural disinfectants and guidelines for sanitizing and cleaning marble to avoid damage.

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Jun 08, 2022

Glass Countertops Review & Buyer’s Guide | Countertop Specialty

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Complete pros & cons of glass countertops, cost, cleaning, design options, differences of white glass and recycled glass countertops, cost vs. granite and where to buy.

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Apr 29, 2022

Filling Granite Countertop Pits

QUESTION: I have used a penetrating sealer on my granite countertop, but what can I use as a surface sealer to fill in all the pits in the granite? ANSWER:

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Apr 27, 2022

Recycled Glass Countertops Review & Buyers Guide

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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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Apr 20, 2022

Cultured Marble Countertops & Showers Review 2022

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Complete cultured marble review, pros & cons for showers, walls, pans, vanity tops, countertops, tubs, sinks, colors, cleaner, polish, repair, cost, manufacturers.

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Apr 14, 2022

Corian Countertops Pros & Cons Review 2022

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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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Apr 07, 2022

5 Top Flooring Design Trends for 2022

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Learn the latest flooring design trends for 2022 including flooring texture, color, patterns, materials, and recycled or sustainable options.

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Mar 30, 2022

Porcelain Countertops Pros & Cons Review 2022 | Countertop Specialty

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Porcelain countertops are quickly gaining popularity. Learn why in this detailed review. Prices, colors, care, cost vs quartz or granite, edges and chipping.

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Mar 11, 2022

Are Wood Countertops a Good Idea? Butcher Block Pros & Cons 2022

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Wood countertops offer a warmth & beauty unlike other materials. Learn all about butcher block countertops pros & cons, cost, cleaning, install before you buy.

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Mar 09, 2022

Bamboo Countertops Buyer's Guide 2022 | Countertop Specialty

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Learn the pros & cons of bamboo countertops, grain & design options, cost, cleaning, sealing, maintenance of this eco-friendly bath & kitchen countertop

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Mar 08, 2022

Quartz vs. Granite vs. Corian Countertop Materials Comparison

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The real differences between Silestone and quartz vs. granite countertops, and Corian vs. granite in 2022. Pros & cons, marketing myths, the best choice.

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Feb 03, 2022

The Real Deal About Dekton Countertops in 2022: Pros & Cons

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Dekton countertops are a growing craze in kitchen countertops. What is Dekton? Find out in our pros & cons review for 2022. Cost, colors, chips, vs. quartz.

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Feb 02, 2022

Lava Stone Countertops Pros & Cons | Countertop Specialty

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What is lava stone? Learn all about lava stone countertop colors, cost, cleaning, durability, pros & cons, Pyrolave, how made, and where to buy.

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Jan 26, 2022

21 Kitchen Remodeling Mistakes to Avoid in 2022

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Kitchen remodeling mistakes are costly & stressful. Learn how to plan, what to consider, design ideas, what you should not do during a kitchen remodel.

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Nov 24, 2021

How To Clean Cultured Marble Countertops & Showers

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Do’s & Don’ts for cleaning cultured marble showers, sinks, tubs, countertops. How to remove cultured marble stains & yellowing. Products to use and avoid.

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Oct 26, 2021

Quartz Cleaning and Polishing Products

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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 18, 2021

How to Repair Cultured Marble (Pro Tips) | Countertop Specialty

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Learn DIY cultured marble repair & refinishing methods for scratches, burns, cracks & chips in sinks, tubs, and vanity tops. Restore the shine the right way.

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