Showing posts from July, 2018

Choosing Your Countertop Color

Once you’ve made the decision to install stone countertops, then comes the difficult part – choosing a color! Simply sticking with your favorite color in the world may not be the best idea, as there are several things to keep in mind when you choose a color. Despite what color you end up choosing, Metro Marble & Granite can assure you that your countertops will be the highest quality possible. The best countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks has a great reputation for being knowledgeable, having a friendly staff, and keeping your lifestyle in mind. Read on for some things to think about when deciding on a color for your new stone countertops. What kind of stone have you decided on? It's possible that the kind of stone you’ve chosen can put a limit on your range of color options. Though we have hundreds of colors available in both natural stone and quartz, some types of stone come in more colors than others. Because quartz is man-made, manufacturers are able to m

Using Marble in Your Home

If you have stone countertops, there’s a good chance you’re absolutely in love with them. Did you know that there are several different places you can use stone, specifically marble? Marble is a natural stone that has risen in popularity over the past few years due to its beauty and versatility. Though countertops are the probably the first thing that comes to mind, there are many ways you can enhance your home with Metro Marble & Granite ! The best countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks is here to share five different places to install marble to bring your home to the next level. Fireplace Surround Marble is one of the natural stones that is resistant to heat, making it a great choice for a fireplace surround. Whether you decide to go classic or modern, marble will look exquisite in your home. The fireplace can often be the centerpiece of the home and surrounding it with marble or adorning it with marble accents can elevate the look instantaneously. Sink The marb

National Simplicity Day

June 12th is National Simplicity Day, and minimalism is definitely a trend these days. Metro Marble & Granite is always on top of the trends, and in home design especially, less is more. The best countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks has a few tips on how to keep your beautiful countertops the center of attention and simplify your spaces. IN THE KITCHEN The kitchen is often the “drop-zone” for all clutter, especially if you have a family. This can be incredibly frustrating when you’re trying to prepare a meal or get ready for company. Often times, the things in the kitchen don’t have actual homes – they just live on the countertops. Tip 1: Clear the countertops. Your stunning, stone countertops should be able to shine, not be covered up with clutter. Storing appliances that aren’t used all day or every day, such as a toaster or blender, in hidden storage space can open up your area immensely. Tip 2: Designate homes. Everything in your home should have its own p

The Host's Guide to Clean Countertops

Summer is the most popular time to host a family reunion, and we’re in the midst of peak summertime. If you’re planning on hosting a family reunion or get together at your home this summer, it’s important that you keep your countertops in mind. The kitchen is a great place to bond and reconnect with family members, but it also contains a beautiful investment of yours. The best countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks has a few handy tips to keep in mind when preparing food or hanging out in your kitchen. Metro Marble & Granite urges you to keep your stone countertops safe this summer when hosting a large party. 1. Seal or Re-Seal Your Natural Stone Countertops Natural stones include granite, onyx, marble, and travertine. Natural stone is characteristically porous, so it’s a good idea to have your countertops sealed at least a week before company visits. Sealing your natural stone, granite and marble in particular, can help prevent staining and discoloration, while a