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Mar 30, 2020

Cleaning Granite Countertops with Hydrogen Peroxide

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Is hydrogen peroxide safe for use on granite?

Learn about the effects of using hydrogen peroxide for cleaning granite.

What are the best cleaners for granite and how to deep clean and disinfect granite.

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Mar 24, 2020

Cultured Marble vs Corian vs Quartz vs Granite in 2020

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

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Mar 24, 2020

Disinfectant Cleaner Options for Marble Countertops

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Learn how to disinfect marble countertops and which anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal cleaner options are available.

Are Clorox Wipes and Lysol Disinfectant spray safe?

Natural disinfectants and guidelines for sanitizing and cleaning marble to avoid damage.

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Mar 03, 2020

Granite Countertops Review & Buyer's Guide 2020 | 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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Feb 26, 2020

Cultured Marble vs Marble: What’s The Difference?

Detailed comparison of cultured marble vs marble. Is it real marble? How to tell? Cost, colors, cleaning, repair. Cultured vs engineered marble vs onyx.

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Feb 13, 2020

The Real Deal About Dekton Countertops in 2020: Pros & Cons

Dekton countertops are a growing craze in kitchen countertops. What is Dekton? Find out in our pros & cons review for 2020. Cost, colors, chips, vs. quartz.

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Jan 30, 2020

5 Top Flooring Design Trends for 2020

Learn the latest flooring design ideas for 2020 including flooring texture, color, patterns, materials, and recycled or sustainable options.

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Jan 23, 2020

Quartz vs. Granite vs. Corian Countertop Materials Comparison

The real differences between Silestone and quartz vs. granite countertops, and Corian vs. granite in 2020. Pros & cons, marketing myths, the best choice.

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Jan 20, 2020

Corian Countertops Pros & Cons Review 2020

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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Dec 25, 2019

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From CountertopSpecialty.com to you and yours we wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Today only get 20% off orders of $40 or more on our top-quality, high-performance granite, quartz, and marble cleaning, sealing, and repair products and kits.

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Dec 20, 2019

Which Granite looks like White Carrara Marble?

It seems that no other natural stone provokes the I must have it! feeling like white Carrara marble. It's gorgeous. But acidic foods and drinks etch

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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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Jul 19, 2019

Tips For Choosing The Best and Safest Marble Cleaning Products

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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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May 20, 2019

Can You Dye Marble Tile a Different Color?

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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

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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?

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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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