Category Archives: Countertops

What is templating for interior design?

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If you take a look at the list of services we offer at New York Quartz, you’ll notice “templating” on the list. But what is templating? And why does it matter for your home design and renovations? What is templating? Templating is part of the design process for custom countertops, cabinets, and other fittings for […]

How polished concrete is making a designer comeback

For years, natural stone has ruled supreme. And we love a classic marble, granite or quartz countertop. But there’s a new kid on the block: polished concrete. In today’s blog, we learn more about this material… and why it’s making a designer comeback in 2019. What is polished concrete? Polished concrete is exactly what it […]

Details to Consider Before Choosing Which Countertops to Install

Kitchen Countertops are an essential component to include in the design process for a new home or if you’re remodeling your home. From granite to marble, there are numerous materials to choose from when you’re searching for just the right counter for your needs. Aside from the material, you should also consider how the countertops […]

Compelling Reasons to Use Marble in the Remodeling of Your Kitchen

As you prepare to remodel your kitchen, you may be faced with dozens of different materials to choose from for the project. You ideally want a material that is cost effective yet beautiful. You also want a countertop that will last for decades. Out of all of the materials that may catch your eye, marble […]

All about agate: pros and cons of agate countertops

In recent blog posts, we’ve talked about granite, marble, and even porcelain. Today, we’re looking at a rarer type of stone: agate. What exactly is it, and is it the right choice for your bathroom and kitchen countertops? What is agate? Agate is a natural mix of different minerals, including quartz and chalcedony. It’s usually […]

5 Instagram Accounts You Should Follow for Kitchen Design Inspiration

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Instagram is full of beautiful ideas for your kitchen remodel – but with over 500 million users, it can be difficult to find the right people to follow! We’ve collected our 5 favorite Instagram accounts to inspire your kitchen renovations and design. My House Idea My House Idea shares photographs and blogs of major home […]

How to maintain your bathroom and kitchen sinks in perfect condition

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When your new kitchen or bathroom is freshly installed, everything looks perfect. But sadly, they don’t always stay that way! Here’s how to protect your bathroom and kitchen sinks from damage in the hustle and bustle of everyday life – so your interior design never gets old. Pick a material and style that suits your […]

How to keep your granite countertop in perfect condition

Granite is one of the most popular choices for stone countertops in kitchens and bathrooms. Why? Because it’s strong, hard – and endlessly customizable. You can choose any color or shape you want. So now you’ve found the perfect granite countertop, here’s how to care for it and keep it in showroom condition. Remove any […]

The pros and cons of marble countertops

In one of our recent blog posts, we talked about the benefits of choosing quartz for your kitchen and bathroom countertops. Today, we’re taking a look at another popular stone with a long history: marble. What is marble? Marble is a hard, metamorphic rock. It’s created in the earth when limestone is put under tremendous […]

7 ways to use stone remnants in your interior design

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When you install a quartz or granite countertop, our expert crafters cut and dress the stone to fit your kitchen or bathroom. The shape and size have to be exact – and there are usually stone remnants left over. Remnants come in every color and material you can imagine. They range from big chunks of […]