Countertops: Frequently Asked Questions


This is a list of popular questions that many people have when starting a kitchen, bath, or other project. Please note that every project, house, and customer is unique and there may not be one right answer to every question. Please contact us for specific answers to any questions that you might have.

How does lighting affect my countertop selection?


Lighting has dramatic effects on the tone, depth, and overall impression of a countertop. The warmth or coolness of the lighting causes this change in appearance. For example, a white countertop under an incandescent light may appear warmer than it would under fluorescent. We encourage customers to look at samples under the type of lighting that will be used in their room.


Can I select colors based off of pictures online?


The true colors and patterns of stone are hard to capture in a picture. Samples can be viewed at our showroom or our dealer's showroom nearest you.


What countertops are best for bathrooms?


For bathroom or smaller spaces, we offer a variety of remnants, smaller size pieces with the same heat, stain, and scratch resistant properties as the larger pieces of stone used in kitchens and islands.


What is the difference between natural granite and quartz countertops?


View the benefits and feature page that demonstrates the differences between quartz and granite. For more specific questions, contact us or a dealer near you.


Where does granite come from?


Granite is an all-natural stone that is cut from quarries. These quarries, located worldwide, produce a vast array of colors and patterns.