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Tips for Maximizing Your Kitchen Space

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A kitchen functions only as well as its homeowner does. There is a prevailing mindset in America that bigger is better, but this is not necessarily true. It does not matter how much space or available square footage you may have, but rather what you do with it. The solution is not always to install more kitchen countertops, although we can never get enough of natural granite! Continue reading

Things That Should NOT Be Placed on Your Granite Countertops

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There is no question that stone countertops surpass their laminate counterparts in most respects, but despite what you have probably heard, even the highest quality granite slabs are not impervious to damage. While there is a far lower risk of harm from cutlery, heat and general wear and tear, just know your countertops are indeed susceptible to these types of issues.

You likely spent many hours sifting through various products before settling on the perfect stone for your newly remodeled kitchen, so why put your investment in harm’s way? Below is a quick summary of items that should never come into contact with those granite countertops you so meticulously picked out! Continue reading

10 Funniest DIY Remodeling Fails and How To Avoid Them

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We all make mistakes. It is a natural part of life and is what helps us learn and grow as people.

Sometimes, however, certain no-no’s can end up costing us big time — not to mention give us a hearty laugh and remind us not to take things too seriously.

Everyone has heard horror stories about inexperienced homeowners attempting to remodel or renovate their property only to find that it is not as easy as picking up a hammer or using a paintbrush. Sure, it may look simple on HGTV and other popular do-it-yourself network shows, but the fact of the matter is, remodeling is hard work.  Continue reading

Design Inspirations for Your Kitchen Remodel

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2015 is finally upon us, meaning it is time to jump-start those resolutions, and what better way to get started than by paying some special attention to your kitchen!

A new set of stainless steel appliances, cabinets that are stunning and full of color, granite countertops in place of that existing laminate – the possibilities are endless, so have fun and start exploring your creative side! Here are some ideas to consider as you design the kitchen of your dreams. Continue reading

Do You Know How To Choose Your Ideal Countertop?

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Countertops are not only an important part of your home decor, but also a large investment. However, if you choose wisely, they are an investment that can pay off because they can increase the value of your home. It’s not a decision you want to rush into. Here are some important considerations for choosing both kitchen and bathroom countertops. Continue reading

Factors to Consider when Estimating the Cost of Granite Counter-tops

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Granite countertops are a wise investment that will add beauty to your home and increase its value. That’s why they are a popular upgrade for homeowners. Natural granite can provide years of style and durability in bathrooms, kitchens and other areas of your home.

Remember that if you shop only for the lowest price granite and installation costs, you likely get what you pay for. It’s worth the investment to choose the best quality stone cut by experienced fabricators and installed by experienced professionals. Continue reading

Learn About Exotic and Specialty Granite

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Granite will forever remain a timeless bathroom and kitchen countertop material. The sheer beauty of this stone cannot be denied, and coupled with its durability and long-lasting appeal in terms of equity improvements and resale value, it is hardly a surprise that granite sales remain high to this day.

Straight from the quarries to our warehouses, the slabs that Premier Surfaces carries are all unique in their own right. We carry a wealth of color striations and variations, and we invite you to also check out the more exotic granite products we have in stock.  Continue reading

Save Money with These DIY Kitchen Renovation Tips

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Aside from countless New Year resolutions made by people to get in shape, become financially independent, and otherwise live healthier, more fulfilling lifestyles, one thing many homeowners share this time of year is a commitment to remodeling projects.

Regardless of whether that is a new set of kitchen countertops, a new room addition or a bathroom makeover, you need money, time and a solid plan to move the job status from brainstormed ideas to complete.

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