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The Differences Between Natural Quartzite and Engineered Quartz

The Differences Between Natural Quartzite and Engineered Quartz

Engineered quartz and natural quartzite are both popular choices for countertops, backsplashes, bathrooms, and more. Their names are similar, and are sometimes (incorrectly) used interchangeably. But even aside from the names, there’s a lot of confusion about these materials.

Kitchen Remodeling Design Trends 2021

Kitchen Remodeling Design Trends 2021

A major kitchen remodeling contractor recently published the article, "Kitchen Remodeling Ideas: 12 Amazing Design Trends in 2021". We love this article because it discusses trends that not only seek to reinvigorate the space most used in the house, but it also speaks to how a new kitchen will go a long way toward ensuring that your updated kitchen remains the heart of a happy and healthy family. Here are our favorite three trends you need to keep in mind during your 2021 kitchen makeover....

Elegant & Durable Stones: Marble and Dolomite

Elegant & Durable Stones: Marble and Dolomite

Now, more than ever, the kitchen really is the heart of the home. Families gather there for everything from fancy meals and takeout to work-at-home projects and spending time together. But regardless of whether you actually cook in your kitchen, your time there will be more pleasurable if your kitchen design reflects the overall aesthetic of your home. That’s why Marble, and look-alike stone, Dolomite, continue to be a top choice of designers. These stones make undeniably beautiful countertops...

StoneMark Prestige Installation Service – Our Commitment to Excellence

StoneMark Prestige Installation Service – Our Commitment to Excellence

Our commitment to always strive for excellence is the reason we created our Prestige Installation Service. This new customer-focused program ranges from priority scheduling through top-notch job completion and everything in between – from enhanced seams to our exceptional employees.  Our installation crews' focus is on protecting your home and new countertop while performing your installation. They are hand-picked, background-checked, dressed for success, and will never smoke at your location....

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StoneMark Celebrates 5-Year Mark As A+ BBB Accredited Business

StoneMark is proud to announce our 5-year A+ Accreditation by the Better Business Bureau (BBB). As a BBB Accredited Business, we make a public commitment to do what is right for our customers every day. BBB’s A+ rating is from a reliable, unbiased third party that...

Quartz Countertops Remain A Popular Alternative

Silestone Quartz countertops are ideal for the homeowner who wishes to improve their home's aesthetic and ambiance. Not only is Silestone high-performing and low-maintenance, but it's also available in a wide variety of beautiful colors. StoneMark stocks over 15...

Why Choose Marble Countertops

According to Homes & Gardens, Kitchen Trends 2021 article, marble countertops continue to prove their worth as an investment that delivers both a beautiful look and value year after year. Marble countertops are listed as the number one trend, with the article...

Design Trends 2021 – Homes In Transformation

Recent design trends noted by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) in their annual member survey detail how COVID-19 will leave its mark on kitchen layouts and new design styles will likely remain. More than half the respondents from NKBA's Design Trends...

The Latest Trend in Countertops – Ultracompact / Porcelain

Ultracompact/Porcelain countertops are quickly gaining popularity - and for a good reason. These surfaces are made from a blend of the same raw materials found in glass, porcelain, and quartz. But, how it's produced is what really sets it apart from other engineered...

We Care About The Environment

At StoneMark, we care about our environmental impact and strive to be an eco-friendly stone fabricator. Part of being a good steward of the earth means finding new ways to save precious resources. We use a lot of clean water, so we invested in the Pristine Water...

So How Do We Cut Our Perfect Countertops?

Measuring and cutting stone is a complicated process and must be error-free to ensure your countertops are truly custom fit to the cabinets and walls in your kitchen. So how does StoneMark get such perfectly fit countertops?  Measuring and cutting stone is a...

Does Your Countertop Need Sealing?

This is one of the most common questions asked when purchasing a stone countertop. While not all countertops need to be sealed, natural stone countertops need to be protected because they have small channels or pores in the rock, which are typically filled with air....

Expert Designers Recommend Countertop Splurges!

In a recent TODAY article, contractor John DeSilvia, host of DIY Network's Under Construction and 10 Grand in Your Hand, noted, "when remodeling a kitchen, the number one splurge you should make is countertops. They're the first thing people see." We agree nothing...

The Beauty of Quartz Countertops

Quartz Countertops have developed a loyal following because of their attractive appearance, durability, and easy care. Quartz is a designer favorite due to its rich, luxurious finish and is available in more colors than natural stone. Made with a combination of ground...

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3 Questions To Ask Before Using Natural Stone

Natural stone plays a prominent role in many kitchen remodels. When selecting a stone for new countertops, color, pattern, and beauty are typically the first things considered. While these are important to the look of your kitchen, here are three questions featured in...

The Differences Between Natural Quartzite and Engineered Quartz

Engineered quartz and natural quartzite are both popular choices for countertops, backsplashes, bathrooms, and more. Their names are similar, and are sometimes (incorrectly) used interchangeably. But even aside from the names, there’s a lot of confusion about these...

Kitchen Remodeling Design Trends 2021

A major kitchen remodeling contractor recently published the article, "Kitchen Remodeling Ideas: 12 Amazing Design Trends in 2021". We love this article because it discusses trends that not only seek to reinvigorate the space most used in the house, but it also speaks...

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