Showing posts from December, 2017

How To Pick The Perfect Granite Countertops

Is a kitchen remodel on your New Year’s Resolution list this year? Are you in the market for new granite countertops at the Lake of the Ozarks , but you’re not sure where to start? Luckily for you, Metro Marble & Granite can help you with all of your countertop needs. This week we have a few helpful tips for you when it comes to picking out the perfect granite countertops for your home. Ready to get started? Visit our website or stop by our showroom to see how we can help you! Tips For Choosing Granite Countertops Research Is Important When it comes to countertops, some of the different materials can look the same or very similar. It’s important to know the difference between granite, quartz, and marble. This way you will have a general idea of which material would be best for your home and your lifestyle needs. Some important differences to keep in mind include: Granite is scratch, chip, and heat-resistant. It does require sealing since it is a natural stone. Qu

Top Trends in Kitchens & Bathrooms

Each year, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) surveys their members to find out what the top trends include when it comes down to types of materials and design styles in the kitchen and bath. With 2017 coming to an end, these were the top trends that were predicted. Whether or not they stay the same for next year, we can’t say. But if you are wanting to remodel your kitchen or bathroom, Metro Marble & Granite can help. From picking the right type of countertop that fits your needs and lifestyle, to matching the colors and styles you like. When looking for new granite or quartz countertops at the Lake of the Ozarks , we are your one-stop shop. Top Kitchen & Bathroom Trends The styles that are the most popular and most requested are transitional styles, followed by contemporary and then traditional. White and gray cabinets are the top choices for the kitchen Quartz is the most popular kitchen countertop choice. Granite takes second place. For

White Countertops Are RED Hot

Last year, white kitchens were predicted to be one of the top trends for the year and we couldn’t agree more. White kitchens have been extremely popular this year and we don’t see this trend going away anytime soon. White has become one of the most popular color choices when it comes to countertops both in the kitchen and bathroom. If you’re looking to install new granite or quartz countertops at the Lake of the Ozarks , then we have some amazing countertops for you to choose from. Metro Marble & Granite has many different colors to choose from, especially the on-trend white countertops. Why White? You may be wondering why white is so popular? One main reason that white countertops are so popular is because white simply goes with everything. You really can’t go wrong pairing any style or color of cabinetry, flooring or paint colors with white countertops. Another reason people love white countertops? They feel so fresh and so clean. Who doesn’t want to feel like th

Increase Your Home's Value With Natural Stone

When it comes to the housing market, the first impression has a huge impact. If you’re thinking about selling your home, or you are wanting to remodel or update your home, you may be wondering what house upgrades will provide you with the biggest return on your investment . Well, Metro Marble & Granite has some information you should know. When it comes to remodeling kitchens and bathrooms, many people tend to think that natural stone is a lot more expensive than other materials and products. But one thing you should take into consideration is the value that natural stone brings to your home. Natural stone can increase your home’s value both inside and outside and today, natural stone is more accessible than before. Because it’s more accessible that means that it’s more affordable. If you incorporate natural stone into your home, chances of it lasting the lifetime of your home are high. You don’t have to do a complete overhaul of your house either. You can add value to yo

Giving Granite A Run For Its Money

Move over granite, there’s a new favorite countertop in town. Granite once was and still is a great choice for countertops. It was the top choice when people were remodeling their kitchens or bathrooms because of its timeless elegance and its great resale value. While granite is still a great option, quartz is taking over granites spot when it comes to popularity. Quartz is a manmade countertop and it's giving granite a run for its money. Here at Metro Marble & Granite , we love all things countertops. Whether you need new granite or quartz countertops in the Lake of the Ozarks , we are your one-stop shop. Check out why quartz has become the most popular countertop choice. Ease of Maintenance Because quartz is a manmade surface and isn’t a natural stone, it does not require any sealing, oiling, or waxing. Quartz is also non-porous so they are easier to clean and bacteria can’t get inside. Now that’s a win-win in our books! Practicality Quartz is an extremely durabl