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Countertop Trends for 2018

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We all know that countertops are an important part of your kitchen. Your countertops are usually where the action takes place. Countertops are more than just a prep surface or a place where you set appliances. Metro Marble & Granite knows that your countertops play a huge role in the tone of your kitchen and the d├ęcor. Besides the cabinets, it is what sets the tone and feel of your entire kitchen. If you’re wanting to do a kitchen remodel at the Lake of the Ozarks , we can help! From granite to quartz and marble, we can help you find the perfect countertops for your home. Check out these countertop trends for 2018. Quartz Is Staying Quartz is rising in popularity, and we knew it would be here to stay. It was introduced as an alternative to granite and since then has become one of the top choices for countertops. Granite is a natural rock and had once dominated the countertop scene. Not only is granite strong and durable, but it also looks great and has many different colo

Benefits of Granite Countertops

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If you are wanting to update your kitchen, the countertops are a great place to start. New granite countertops can drastically improve the look of your kitchen. There are also many different benefits that go along with installing granite countertops. If you’re needing new countertops in your kitchen or bathroom, whether you are wanting granite, quartz, or marble countertops, Metro Marble & Granite is here to help you. Check out these great benefits of granite countertops : Added Value Granite countertops are extremely popular, and if you ever decide to sell your home, they will add to your home’s value. Kitchens are the heart of the home and they are one of the rooms that most families spend a majority of their time in. When looking to buy a new home, many people look for updated kitchens and it is one of their main reasons for buying a house. Another plus, granite countertops don’t depreciate in value. They’re Durable Granite is one of the most durable stone-based c

How To Prepare For New Countertops

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Getting brand new kitchen countertops installed into your house can be both exciting and stressful. Let’s face it, the kitchen is a room in our home that we use every single day. It may in fact, even be the most used room in your house. It is after all the heart of the home. If you’re getting new granite or quartz countertops installed in your home, you’ll want to make sure both you and your kitchen are prepared. Metro Marble & Granite is here to help you prepare. If you’re looking for new granite or quartz countertops at the Lake of the Ozarks , visit our website or stop by our showroom to see how we can help! Preparing For New Countertops In any kitchen, countertops are used frequently, so it’s important that during the installation process you can continue with a normal lifestyle. Countertop installations aren’t as easy as they look. The amount of time it takes for the installation also depends on the time of year, the amount of countertop space that is being replaced,

How To Care For Your Granite Counters

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After months of planning and choosing the perfect countertops, you just got brand-new natural stone countertops from Metro Marble& Granite installed in your beautiful kitchen. Now that your new beautiful countertops are in your dream kitchen, you may be wondering how you should be taking care of them. In this week’s blog, we’ve got those answers. If you’re wondering how to take care of your new natural stone countertops at the Lake of the Ozarks , you’ve come to the right place. When you are cleaning tile or natural stone, you should always use products that are specially formulated for those particular surfaces. A lot of the basic and general-purpose cleaners contain acidic ingredients, like bleach and ammonia. These types of ingredients are abrasive and can even break down the seal on your countertop and damage the stone surfaces. These specially formulated cleaners are not rare or hard to find. Most can be found in the bigger box stores that we shop at or even online.