Showing posts from January, 2019

Choosing the Right Sink For Your New Countertops!

When you plan a kitchen renovation or a new kitchen build you have a lot of decisions to make. Of course, choosing the best natural stone countertops at the Lake of the Ozarks is a big decision, something that is often overlooked is which kind of sink to choose. You may be thinking that all sinks are basically the same and they serve the same purpose but this is not necessarily the case! There are many factors that go into which sink to choose including style, material, and size. Today, our countertop company at the Lake of the Ozarks would like to share with you the different options you have to make choosing your sink a breeze!  Material You have options when it comes to your sink material. Your choice in the material for your sink will depend on your preferences of both durability and style. Popular sink materials include:  Stainless Steel  Cast Iron  Composite  Porcelain  Sink Styles & Sizing  There are a variety of sink styles to choose from. When it com

4 Reasons to Choose Marble for Your Countertop Material

So you've decided that it's time to update your countertops. New countertops can completely change the look and feel of your kitchen and bathroom. Now that you have decided that it's time for an update, your next step is to decide on the material to go with. At Metro Marble & Granite , we offer a wide selection of countertop materials of both natural stone and quartz. All of our countertop materials are gorgeous and would look great in your home but today we would like to focus on one material in particular -marble! Marble is a beautiful natural stone and today, we have four reasons you should choose marble for your new countertops at the Lake of the Ozarks ! Classic Material When choosing a countertop material, you want to make sure to choose something that will not only add value to your home but will be timeless and withstand the test of time. While something may be “in” during the time of your remodel, it’s best not to pick a trendy option. It may be trendy o

Frequently Asked Questions about Quartz

Quartz counters are becoming homeowners preferred choice because of its trendy color selections and low maintenance appeal! There are endless color selections when you choose quartz for your countertops at the Lake of the Ozarks . Metro Marble & Granite offers gorgeous slabs of both natural stone like granite and marble along with quartz. Not sure if quartz countertops are right for you? Check out a few frequently asked questions about quartz below!  Quartz FAQs Where does quartz come from? Quartz can be found all over the world, but Brazil and Arkansas have two of the largest natural quartz mines. Even though quartz is a widely occurring mineral, high quality and pure crystals are a rare find. What can be quartz be used for? Quartz is used in glass making and it’s a vital component in fiberglass. It is also used in sandblasting and sandpaper production. Many electronics contain quartz. Things like watches, televisions, and cellphones contain quartz. Quartz is the most