What is a countertop layout?

A countertop layout is when a customer views their selected stone and sees where their countertop will be cut out of their specific slabs.  When customers come into StoneAceMarble and Granite for their layout they have usually seen their selected slabs at least once before.  But during the layout they are shown their selection again.  At this point the customer can see how exactly we are going to cut and…

Marble Countertop Vs Granite Countertop

Marble Countertop has the most visual appealing surface and can be categorized as expressive material. Marble countertop has a wide range of colors, textures. Coupling with a right finishing, a marble countertop can fit in virtually every type of ambience. Marble countertop does have certain limitations owing to its porosity. There is no sure way of proofing marble countertops against staining from colored fluids, so it is not a good…

Does Marble Mix and Match With Granite?

Q: We’re working on a kitchen remodel and would like to use contrasting countertop colors for the edge and island. We found two stones that we love, but one is marble and one is granite. Can we mix together two different materials like that or do they have to be the same? A: Absolutely! That’s an easy question with a simple answer: yes. There is no “rule” that says your…

Are Stone Floors Worth the Maintenance?

Q: We’re in the process of a main floor remodel and absolutely love the look of natural stone flooring. But we’ve heard that stone floors can be a real bear to take care of. What does it really take to keep them looking good? Are there certain stones we should look into over others? Or should we just forget it and go with wood or porcelain tile?   A: Everyone…

Making Contrast Count – How to use contrasting materials in your space

Whether you’re working with small or large kitchen area, many people wonder if they have to have the same material, or stone throughout the space. Some kitchens have large islands, or wet bars that, with the right contrasting material can become the focal points of a kitchen design. Here are a few ways to spruce up an otherwise plain Jane kitchen.    How to make Carrara work:    Marble is always iffy…

MARBLE TILE FLOORING CAN BOOST A HOME’S RESALE VALUE

Impressions do count, and nothing leaves an impression like a well-looked-after marble tile floor. Marble, like all natural stones, has real character with each tile being totally unique. Whilst Marble is a sandstone-based stone, it is the other elements and minerals that are incorporated in a totally random way that helps to make each stone very different, even when cut into tiles. We live in an era where home prices…

Is Marble The Best Flooring Solution For Your Home?

Highly appreciated for its natural beauty, sense of style and aura of elegance,marble has been the flooring option of choice for luxurious palaces and villas for centuries. In case you planned for major home renovations and you are counting marble flooring among your choices, then read the pros and cons of this natural stone floor solution to make an informed decision. The advantages of marble floors Quarried from mountains all…

What to Expect at Installation Time

Choosing the perfect countertop for your kitchen or bath makeover is often the simplest and most fun part of a renovation project. However, when it comes time for installation, many people are not aware that it can be a multi-day commitment. This process involves making many important decisions which ultimately affect the final outcome. Here are a couple of steps to be aware of to ensure your countertop installation goes…

Solnhofener Natural Stone

These natural stone legends are known for their fascinating aesthetic, consequent ecology and excellent litho quality. They are ideal for flooring and stairs throughout the entire interior area – Exclusive German natural stone rarities for enthusiasts. Thanks to an unbeatable combination of fascinating aesthetic, consequent ecology and convincing affordability, the world famous Solnhofener Natural Stone tiles are currently experiencing a renaissance. The most legendary limestone in the world is also…

What’s so Great About Granite?

Q: While shopping for my kitchen remodel, I’ve been reading about how granite is statistically the “top seller” when it comes to kitchen countertops. Is this true? There are so many cool new products that I’m learning about. What is it about granite that makes it so great? A: It is true that granite has been the top choice in kitchen countertops for decades. Granite offers a richness and depth…