Showing posts from March, 2018

Marble Maintenance

Deciding to go with the classic material of marble for your bathroom or kitchen countertops may be an easy choice. Choosing the right colors shape, and finish is a little trickier. But the hardest part? Knowing the proper care and maintenance for your new marble countertops at the Lake of the Ozarks . No matter what type of countertop material you choose, Metro Marble & Granite knows that care and maintenance of any material is extremely important. If you have marble countertops in your home, the best countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks has put together a list of helpful tips to keep your marble looking its best. Marble Care and Maintenance First things first, the finish of the countertop can drastically help with the care and maintenance of your countertops. Marble is porous which makes it more prone to staining and etching. If you choose a polished finish, you need to be cautious when it comes to liquids on your counters as well as sharp objects. However, if y

Why You Should Consider a Granite Fireplace

Whether you are building a brand-new home or you are renovating your current home, if you are going to have a fireplace, you should definitely consider installing a granite fireplace. Fireplaces are extremely popular features in a home, and if you are looking for a way to add elegance to a room or create a new look, Metro Marble & Granite knows that a granite fireplace can do just that. The best countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks has put together a few reasons why granite is a great choice for your fireplace. Granite Is Extremely Durable One of the main reasons that granite is such a popular choice for homeowners whether they are using it as their countertops or on their fireplace is that it is very durable. Granite is a natural stone and is virtually scratch resistant and doesn’t easily chip. It is also extremely heat resistant which makes granite a great choice for fireplace hearths and mantles. While a fireplace regularly needs to be inspected on the ins

Top Trends in Bathroom Design

The kitchen might be the heart of the home and one of the most used rooms in your house, but the bathroom is a space that should not be overlooked. For some, the bathroom is their personal sanctuary and where they can get away from daily stress. If you’ve decided to renovate your bathroom, Metro Marble & Granite can help! The best countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks has put together a list of some of the top trends in bathroom design. Check them out below! If you’re needing new granite, marble, or quartz countertops at the Lake of the Ozarks , stop by our showroom to see some of the great products we offer.   Vanity Lighting The bathroom vanity area in a bathroom consists of the cabinet, countertop, sink, faucet, and hardware. When we think of a bathroom vanity, we hardly think of the mirror and lighting. While these things may seem secondary, they are important in the function and look of the bathroom. By strategically using lighting, you can completely transfo

Steps For Planning A Kitchen Remodel Part 2

Last week, the best countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks started a list of helpful tips to help you prepare for a kitchen remodel. Kitchen remodels can be overwhelming and stressful and we want to help reduce any stress we can. This week we are rounding out our list of tips that you should keep in mind when you are beginning to start the process of a kitchen remodel. Check them out and if you’re searching for the perfect countertops, Metro Marble & Granite can help! The Design After you find the professionals you will need to work with, it’s time to move onto the design of the kitchen. This will include things like space planning, sketches, floor plans, and elevations that will show the layout and even the cabinet sizes. It’s important to focus on the layout and the space planning of the kitchen, instead of getting caught up in the details of how the kitchen will look. Getting caught up in the “looks” of the kitchen can distract from the actual layout of the spac

Steps For Planning A Kitchen Remodel

You’ve finally decided that it’s time your kitchen gets a facelift, but how do you even start the process? The thought of a kitchen remodel can seem daunting, but with these helpful tips, and the best countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks , it will hopefully be easier than you may think. Metro Marble & Granite has laid out some important steps to keep in mind when you are starting your kitchen remodel. Plan For What You Need In order to prepare for your kitchen remodel, you need to think about how you currently use your kitchen and how you would like to use your kitchen in the future. This will allow you to map the layout of your kitchen and plan for special features that fit your lifestyle. You can search kitchens on the internet and pull inspiration from many different sources, including sites like Pinterest. You’ll want to make sure you have your kitchen priorities covered. How many people will be cooking in the kitchen? Do you like to host family and friends? O