How to Select the Right Granite for your Kitchen

choosing the right countertops

When you are building your new home or remodeling your kitchen, you have so many granite countertop choices that sometimes it’s overwhelming. Plus, they’re all beautiful! Check out Planet Granite’s color samples and study our gallery of completed projects to get ideas for your kitchen design. Here are the two main considerations to help you narrow … [Read more...]

Stone Spotlighting: Branco Cachoeiro

Branco Cachoeiro

Can anything compare to the sophisticated charm and beauty of marble? Branco Cachoeiro is a beautiful Brazilian marble that is white with grayish black veins and speckling, suitable for fireplaces as well as kitchen and bath countertops. “Everyone seeks it for its heavenly beauty,” says a Canadian wholesale countertop fabricator of Branco Cachoeiro … [Read more...]

Why Granite Counters Give Your Kitchen Amazing Longevity

leathered granite

The Great Pyramid of Giza has survived the ravages of time and weather because it was constructed using blocks of granite. Technically, granite’s strength is due to its poor permeability, making it a tough material that repels both water and wind erosion. Traditional Kitchen by Bellevue Kitchen & Bath Designers Todd Brickman designs via Houzz You … [Read more...]