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Easy Ways to Keep Tile and Grout Clean

If you have children, pets and/or an active lifestyle, the installation of tile seems like a quick way to clean up messes without needing to drag out the vacuum all the time. What no one tells you pre-installation is that keeping the tile and grout clean in bathrooms, mud rooms

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Make the Kitchen Shine this Holiday Season

For anyone who loves to cook and bake, this is the time of the year for them to shine. The turkey, mashed potatoes, homemade cornbread stuffing, and pie enjoyed in the Thanksgivings spread was just a warm-up. Now it’s time for the month-long extravaganza of cookie exchanges, holiday parties, and

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Easy Care for Granite Fireplace Surrounds

It’s the season for chestnuts roasting on an open fire and with these current temperatures, there’s certainly a potential for Jack Frost to be nipping at the nose. When the temperatures begin to plummet, it’s probably fair to say that it’s more appealing to stay indoors than to venture out

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Tips and Tricks to Choose Granite Colors

Remodeling a kitchen can mean making a number of big decisions, especially if you are looking to replace the countertops, floor and cabinetry. For many people, the choice of what color of granite or other natural stone can be the biggest hurdle. This is why it’s best to begin the

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Keeping Things Clean for the Holidays with Rock Doctor

The holidays are just around the corner. That means good food and fun times are on the way but it also means that there will also be a number of rounds of cleaning on the agenda as well. No matter if you’re looking at cleaning in the kitchen or bathroom,

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Go Prehistoric Cooking on Granite Slabs

If you’ve recently finished a kitchen or bath remodel that included the installation of resined granite countertops, you may be blessed to have a sink cut out or piece of resined granite slab lying around the house. Instead of letting this gather dust or letting the fabricator take it away,

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Swift Granite Care for Pre-Holiday Prep

Another month of 2014 is in the books and that means it’s time to start preparing for another holiday that’s just a few weeks away. For many, the Thanksgiving holiday continues to be a favorite because of the retention of its traditional roots, including the gathering of friends and family

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Why is There Resin in My Granite?

If a remodeling update is on your agenda before the holidays, you may be in the midst of choosing the perfect slab of granite for your kitchen, bathroom, patio area or garden. With all of the beautiful granite options out there this might be a bigger and more time-consuming decision

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Decisions, Decisions: Granite Slab vs. Granite Tiles

Granite has long captured the eye of professional and non-professional remodelers for its range of colors, textures and patterns. Just take a look at many of the home remodeling blogs and you’ll quickly see the enthusiasm for the natural stone material used in bathrooms, kitchens, patios and gardens. Beautiful yes,

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