We all know that the natural, mother-nature made characteristics in a slab of granite is what makes it unique and eye catching. Often fabricators get calls from customers about “cracks” in their beautiful stone. Many times, these “cracks” are not cracks at all, but fissures. Fissures, an elongated opening, is very common in many naturally occurring stones. They develop during the repeated cycles of heating and cooling during the stone’s formation. A fissure is natural to the stone, whereas a crack is created by accident.
Is your kitchen in desperate need of an update? You know it’s time for a remodel, but perhaps the sticker shock of how much a remodel can cost has you a little hesitant. We see this a lot; folks have decided to tackle a remodel and are looking for an area they can cut costs. Often times this is with the countertops. After all, laminate is fine. Right?
As we all know, new bathroom countertops are beautiful, update the room and add value to your home. But when choosing the right countertop material for your bathroom, there a few things to consider. After all, this countertop will endure a lot – from humidity and moisture, to the normal, everyday wear of your routine. That is why it is important to choose a material that can withstand these conditions and will look great for a long time.
If you are building a new home or thinking of a remodel, we know that functionality is a top priority – especially if you have a large family or small children. Your design plans require special attention to ensure that the space is family-friendly and welcoming. At C and C Stoneworks, we’ve worked with many families to create both beautiful and functional spaces.
It’s time to spruce up for summer! At C and C Stoneworks in Greenville, NC, we have lots of great stone remnants in many colors and patterns – perfect for your small summer projects!
As we’ve said in many of our previous blogs, granite is the most popular material for kitchen countertops. Here at C and C Stoneworks, we don’t think the eye-catching beauty of granite should be limited just to countertops though! It’s naturally beautiful and incredibly durable, making it the perfect stone to incorporate into other areas of your home as well. Here are 5 ways to use granite in your home – that are not on a kitchen countertop.
Last month we featured what everyone should know about marble when choosing to use it in their home – this month its quartz’s turn!
A marble bathroom vanity, fireplace surround or kitchen countertop is a big purchase for any homeowner. Deciding that marble is right for your home may be easy because of its classic good looks and timeless qualities. After all, it is one of the most beautiful materials out there! But before you head to the stone yard to pick your slab, here are a few things you should know before your decision is ‘set in stone.’
As we all know, granite has been one of the most popular countertop materials for many years now – and for good reason! Granite countertops are beautiful, easy to maintain, durable and can last forever with proper care and maintenance. Considering your granite countertops are going to be with you for quite a while and are usually the main focal point of any space, wouldn’t you want to be able to select the exact countertop stone that will be installed? At C and C Stoneworks in Greenville, NC, we always suggest going directly to the slab when deciding on your perfect countertop – here’s a few reasons why!
Christmas is over and the hustle and bustle of baking, cleaning and wrapping gifts is winding down. During the busy holiday season, chances are you entertained family and friends in your home, and chances are a lot of that time was spent in the kitchen. With so much time spent in the kitchen, you may have noticed that it does not look or function as well as it use too. With the new year approaching what better way to celebrate than with a kitchen upgrade?