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Marble vs. Granite Countertops

When remodeling your home, consider a natural stone material for your bathroom and kitchen countertops. Whether you use marble or granite depends on your design preference. Both materials offer you various color and texture options. Use this guide to determine whether you should install granite or marble countertops. View Our Countertops Pros and Cons of Granite Granite is more

2020-11-12T13:53:22+00:00 March 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Quartz vs. Quartzite: What’s The Difference?

Quartz vs. Quartzite If you're in the market for new countertops, you've probably seen the names "Quartz" and "Quartzite" popping up in your searches. Although their names are similar, these two materials are actually quite different. What's the difference between quartzite and quartz? And how do you decide what's right for you? A few things,

2020-09-22T08:28:35+00:00 October 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Choose Your Fabricator Before Your Stone

Putting granite in your home is a big decision and quite possibly a big expense. Picking the right stone for you and your project can be an overwhelming task, but that is only half the equation. Don’t overlook picking the right fabricator. Even the most beautiful stone can be ruined by improper fabrication and installation.

2019-04-19T15:34:59+00:00 April 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Alternatives to White Marble Countertops

Alternatives to White Marble Countertops White marble is classic and timeless. Elegant Greek columns and powerful Roman walls gleam white in the sun, and white and gray-veined statues stand guard in art museums. For millennia, we've loved the soft, white-gray stone. Marble is mined around the world and graces monuments like India's glorious Taj Mahal and Turkey's

2020-11-12T13:35:06+00:00 December 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Lesher Kitchen Tour 2017 Details Updates

Kitchen Profile:   11 Banbury Road,  Hummelstown Home Built:  1976 Remodel:  2007 added cabinets to the island.   2016 added a spice cabinet above the sink along with new countertops. Perimeter countertop: Alaska White granite by Lesher Natural Stone, Quartz, & Tile Island countertop: Alaska White granite by Lesher Natural Stone, Quartz, & Tile Backsplash:  Tuscan tan

2019-02-19T08:48:58+00:00 December 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Lesher Kitchen Tour of 2016

Remodel or new build?   New build by O’Shea & Brubaker Design:  Curry Design Year of the above?   2015 Perimeter Countertop:  Genesis granite by Lesher Natural Stone, Quartz, & Tile Island Countertop: Genesis granite by Lesher Natural Stone, Quartz, & Tile Backsplash:  Ceramic Tile from Conestoga Cabinets: Colonial Craft Kitchens designed and crafted the European style, also

2020-04-28T13:32:31+00:00 December 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Lesher Kitchen Tour Downtown Hershey

Kitchen Profile: 153 Maple Avenue Hershey Home Built: 1939 Remodeled: kitchen renovation 2009 Perimeter Countertop: Lesher Natural Stone, Quartz, & Tile - white Carrara marble Island Countertop: Lesher Natural Stone, Quartz, & Tile - white Carrara marble Backsplash: Glass Cabinets: Mix of walnut veneer and white melamine Hardware: Sugatsune stainless steel pulls Floor: Refinished oak

2020-04-28T13:30:36+00:00 December 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Q & A: Will weak acids stain granite?

Customer Question: Question? It says on the maintenance/care sheet that natural stone is sensitive to acid; such things as fruit juice, vinegar, wine, lemon juice, and I imagine tomatoes and tomato juice. I cana lot and use vinegar when I do pickles. I also can a lot of tomato products. When I am canning with vinegar and tomatoes I will definitely be getting these items on the counter

2018-12-13T11:38:40+00:00 December 11th, 2018|0 Comments

White Carrara Marble | Tile, Counters & More

White Carrara Marble Named for its origin city of Cararra in Tuscany, Italy, white Carrara marble tile has been an alluring building and design material for centuries. From the architects of Ancient Rome to artists and interior designers of the modern age, this unmistakable type of marble with its distinctive white and grey veining is

2019-08-20T15:18:45+00:00 December 11th, 2018|0 Comments