Tag 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 […]

Why choose limestone for your kitchen countertops?

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Out of all the different stone types we offer at New York Quartz – granite, marble, quartz, and so on – we don’t often talk about limestone as a stone for countertops or kitchen tiles. Some people even confuse limestone with marble… but they are actually two very different natural stones. In today’s post, we’re taking […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to choose a sink design

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It’s often said that the kitchen is the heart of the house. And at the heart of the kitchen? Well, we would argue for the sink. It’s your water source, vital for cooking… and doing the dishes after. And it’s a vital element of your bathroom design, too. So when you install a new kitchen, […]

A Quick Guide to Quartz, Granite, and other Stone Types

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When you’re planning a bathroom redesign or kitchen renovation, there are a million details to consider. You need to plan out your budget, choose your material, figure out your style, schedule the work, and more. It can seem overwhelming! That’s why we’ve created this quick guide to quartz and granite countertops, as well as other […]

Complete your kitchen design with a statement piece

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What kind of designer are you? Do you start your kitchen renovation with a clear idea, planned out to the last detail, or do you wait for inspiration to strike? Do you prefer classical elegance, vintage chic, or sleek minimalism? Whatever your style, here’s one simple rule to remember: The right statement piece will pull […]

What are the Benefits of Quartz Kitchen Countertops?

Quartz has been popular with builders and designers for as long as mankind has been carving stone. And it’s a true classic – even today, quartz is stylish, elegant, and versatile. In today’s post, we’ll break down all the pros and cons of using a quartz countertop in your kitchen renovation. Quartz countertops are strong […]