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Granite Countertop Installation and Repair in Estral Beach

So you just purchased a home and are ready to start upgrading it to your own taste and standards, but where do you start? A quality granite countertop will dramatically increase a rooms appeal and increase your homes value. We can offer you a complete installation package or a do-it-yourself kit to install the granite countertop. To learn more and speak with one of our staff about your project Estral Beach, MI call or email us anytime.

Michigan Granite & Natural Stone Contractor in Estral Beach

An outdoor kitchen and bbq can utilize natural granite for its countertops. Although you may have a color palette in mind, know that on bright sunny days, dark colors will be drastically hotter than light colors – sometimes even too hot to touch! Also know that in Estral Beach, MI you should only install a SWR, severe weather rated, granite that can withstand the seasonal changes of our northern climate. Abella Stone can show you SWR granites from current our inventory at our full slab showroom.

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Natural stone near unanimous pick among NKBA design competition finalists (Shelby Township, MI)

If there was ever any doubt that natural stone is the preferred countertop material for kitchens and baths, a list of finalists in a nationwide competition for kitchen and bath designers and their choice of stone should put that to rest. Among the 30 projects selected as finalists for the National Kitchen and Bath Association’s “Art of the Industry” annual design competition, 80% or 24 installations, included natural stone for countertops. The finalists were selected from more than 550 entries from across the U.S.

Half of the 24 entries that used natural stone included granite countertops, while five used marble, three limestone and one each soapstone and onyx. Among the six non-natural stone projects, two picked wood and one each utilized engineered stone, solid surface and glass.

“These results again reinforce the inherent beauty, durability, functionality and safety of all types of natural stone in kitchen and bath environments,” said Gary Distelhorst, executive vice president of the Marble Institute of America. “The fact that a majority of designers continue to make granite and other natural stones their first choice for kitchen and bath applications is extremely noteworthy. We obviously commend the finalists for their selection of natural stone over other surface materials.”

Finalists in the NKBA competition were selected in 10 categories, including small, medium, large and open plan kitchens; small, medium and large bathrooms; powder rooms, showrooms and specialty rooms.

The NKBA praised the designers for their “inherent talent and practiced skill and with an appreciation reserved for fine art.” According to sghomeinteriors.com

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