Granite Care and Maintenance

Brought to us by Mother Nature, granite is a 100% natural stone that’s beautiful, durable and easy to maintain with a few simple steps.

For daily cleanup, use warm water and/or a mild dishsoap applied with a washcloth or microfiber cloth.  Avoid harsh or abrasive cleaners, glass cleaners, any products with ammonia or bleach and any acidic cleaners like vinegar, lemon or lime.  These chemicals will dull and weaken the sealant over time.

Granite or Quartz: Which to Choose?

Back in the 90’s, granite became the status symbol in the world of countertops but in the last several years, quartz gained ground and took over in popularity.  And we’re often asked, “What’s the difference?” Here's a primer. 

Granite is a 100% natural stone material that forms under immense pressure deep within the earth over millions of years.  It consists of different minerals that give it both color and texture, but quartz and feldspar are always components.