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    How A Granite Countertop Sealer Works

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    Most Granite countertop sealers work in essentially the same manner; however, there’s plenty of misunderstanding about what sealers actually do. The common perception is that granite sealers form a protective film or shield that absolutely prevents staining or damage to the stone, which is not …

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    Simple Tips For Marble Care

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    Do you love the look of marble countertops but you’ve heard horror stories of living with it in your home? We can put your mind at ease. While marble does need some tender loving care, it’s actually very easy to maintain. The secret is simply …

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    THE SINK SELECTION BLOG – KITCHEN SINKS

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    When designing or remodeling a kitchen, the sink may not be your first design consideration. However, the kitchen sink is one of the most used fixtures in a home and with so many design options it is important to consider the form and function that …

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    Picking the Perfect Granite Kitchen Countertop

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    When you look at a beautiful granite kitchen countertop, you’re actually looking at a piece of history.  The granite itself was formed eons ago from molten lava, and the use of granite in construction goes back to ancient civilizations like Greece and Rome.  Today, we …

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    SOAPSTONE

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    As durable as it is timeless, soapstone can seem to be a bit of an enigma… Old & New? It feels equally at home in slick, modern settings as it does in antique home restorations. Hard & Soft? Used even in high-traffic areas, soapstone flooring …

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    Imperfections Make Granite Perfectly Beautiful

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    So you’re ready to start your kitchen or bathroom project, or maybe you’re thinking of adding an outdoor kitchen. Your next step is deciding on what kind of materials you’re going to use – especially for any countertop surface.  Will you select a granite countertop, …

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    Edge Treatment Options

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        EASED:  This edge treatment is very common and offers a clean and simple look for your granite counter tops.      SMALL BEVEL: The quarter inch bevel is a subtle edge that highlights the thickness of the granite.     LARGE BEVEL: This is our …

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    Comparing Granite Finishes

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    There are distinct differences in how granite can be finished.  Choosing the finish can affect not only the look of the stone, but it’s surface tendencies as well.   Polished As it implies, a polished granite is the most shiny and reflective surface.  This is considered a …

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    Granite Recycling in Rochester

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    M.C.M. Natural Stone is the first company in the Rochester area to bring full granite recycling to life with our line of Bella Terra paving stones.  We take what others consider waste products and turn their left over granite into a beautiful and functional new product. While …

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    Common Questions about Granite

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    Is Granite expensive? It is true that up until a few years ago, only the very wealthy could afford granite. Today, with the advancements that have been made in the quarrying, shipping and fabrication of stone, this is no longer the case. As a general rule, there …

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