Showing posts from September, 2018

6 Benefits of Granite Countertops

Updating your kitchen is a great way to give your home a fresh look and it can also help increase the overall value of your home. When it comes to updating your kitchen, remodel costs can add up very quickly. Starting with new countertops is a great place to start and can dramatically increase the appearance of your kitchen. We offer a wide range of countertops at the Lake of the Ozarks  and we can help give your kitchen a new look. Today, we would like to focus on the benefits of adding granite countertops to your kitchen design. #1 Granite Resists Bacteria & Dirt Sealed granite countertops are non-porous, which means things will not soak into it and your countertops are less likely to be infected with bacteria and dirt. The smooth, sealed surface of granite countertops also make it easy to clean up any spills and messes. #2 They’re Durable Granite is one of the most durable stone-based countertops. It is extremely tough and is scratch and chip resistant. While granite co

4 Benefits of Quartz Countertops

If you have been considering upgrading your countertops, now is a great time! Fall is the perfect time to start those home projects you have been putting off. The first step in upgrading your countertops is choosing the material to use. Our countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks believes natural stone and quartz are great choices because it adds unique beauty to your kitchen. Which type of stone is best? Well, that is for you to decide but today, we would like to focus on the benefits of quartz countertops! 1) Quartz is Nonporous  Most natural stones are porous, which simply means that they can absorb some liquids. Each stone has a different degree of porous but the bottom line is that most natural stone can take in some liquids. One of the great benefits to quartz is that it is nonporous! This makes keeping your countertops clean a breeze! 2) Extreme Durability Quartz countertops are some of the most durable material of its kind. The durability of quartz countertops a

Essentials for a Farmhouse Kitchen!

The farmhouse style has been really trending the past couple years and we don't think this style is going anywhere anytime soon. There are so many ways that you can add your personal touch to a farmhouse kitchen. From elegant, shabby-chic, or more rustic, you have so many options when it comes to a farmhouse style kitchen. Farmhouse style is so versatile which is why we think that this kitchen style is here to stay. Your favorite countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks is here to share with you 5 essentials for a farmhouse kitchen! 1)  Open Shelves and Glass Front Cabinets Glass front cabinets make for the perfect farmhouse look. Display your dishes and other decorative items like cake plates and pitchers. Having open shelving in your kitchen is another great way to add a decorative element to your Farmhouse kitchen! Let's face it, countertop space is precious and trying to decorate your kitchen without taking up too much space on your counter can be tricky. Incorp

Fall 2018 Design Trends

When it comes to trend forecasting, Metro Marble & Granite is always on top. We have a variety of both classic and trend options to complete your entire home. As creativity spikes in terms of color and style, staying modern can be tough. The best countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks has the insider tips when it comes to trends, and we’re here to share what’s going to be hot for Fall 2018 interiors. OVERALL THEME In terms of overall themes, it’s hard to pinpoint one particular trend. An overwhelming favorite lately has been the topic of wellness and self-care. This theme lends itself well to the kitchen and can promote a healthier lifestyle if done well. Keeping curtains open and opting for more natural lighting has been proven to not only improve general health but also mood and energy as well. As the seasons change, soaking up that last bit of light in the evenings can be relaxing and calming. Comfortable seating like a padded bench at the dining room table can add