Photo: Granada Tile It’s that time when we’re saying goodbye to the current year and looking forward to the next. And at Prestige, when we start thinking about the year to come, we can’t help but think about what’s coming next for kitchen design. If we can judge by how our kitchens will look, 2018 […]
The Definitive Guide to Quartzite by Karin Kirk | Jan 24, 2017 | Working With Stone Quartzite may be the most confusing natural stone out there. A quick internet search will reveal an unsettling disparity of information. Some people say it etches. Some say it doesn’t. Sometimes you hear it’s … Continue reading Natural Quartzite Countertops VS Manufactured Quartz
The Holidays are fast approaching and now is the time to be sure you are protecting your stone from the wear and tear of the many celebrations to come. Here are a few quick tips on how to protect your stone to avoid the dreaded … Continue reading Preparing Your Home (and Stone) for the Holidays
Question: “We are moving into a new house and the granite countertops and travertine showers have not been sealed. I’m confused as to which product to buy to seal. Is it the barrier or the impregnator?” Answer: Our MB-24 Barrier is an impregnating sealer so … Continue reading I need help choosing a sealer for my granite countertops and travertine showers.
Question: “My granite kitchen countertop has turned dull; it’s really hard to see the difference in the gloss with these photos, but I did the best I could. In the first photo, you’ll see a dark spot in it, which is actually a reflection of … Continue reading There are dull marks on my granite kitchen countertop. How can I remove them?
Assuming that your kitchen countertop is made either out of true granite, green marble or soapstone, or a honed-finished stone (if you have polished marble or polished travertine, then there’s not much that can be done to maintain their highly glossy finish, other than…well, never … Continue reading Kitchen Countertop Care
We recently found this while teaching one of our stone restoration classes and wanted to share it. The stone industry owes a lot to Maurizio, and we miss him everyday! Enjoy 🙂