Popular Countertop Choices for Busy Kitchens

The day has come...a new era has spoken...and by popular demand...a new countertop material has been chosen as the best countertop for a busy kitchen. The leader has been an up-and-coming contender for many years now. You may all recognize¬†the name of the material and may be familiar with the different name brands of the Read More »

Did You Know? Quartz Facts (Part 1)

Did you know quartz comes in various different colors? Quartz isn't just a clear or white mineral. It is fairly diverse in colors including (but not limited to): pink, purple, green, brown, yellow, and red. In order to intensify the colors though, heat is applied to the gemstone. Did you know quartz is not just Read More »

Remnants

Our remnant pieces are in high supply right now. We have all different sizes and colors to purchase, whether it be for a small kitchen or a large vanity. Also, we have a few sale racks for the smaller vanities. If you are thinking about updating a room in your house and don't want to Read More »

Process of Updating Kitchen Countertops

Updating your kitchen countertops? Of course calling Midwest Marble & Granite¬†should be the first step but we'll just throw out there that contacting a fabricating company should be at the top of the list. Unless you are already working with a contractor, designer, or builder, in which case, then you should check with them first. Read More »

Did you know? Granite Facts (Part 1)

Did you know that sound travels 10 times faster through granite than air? Granite is a solid, solids are packed tighter than gases/liquids...so sound travels faster in solids. Did you know that there are no two same slabs of granite? These facts make each slab of granite unique in it's own way. Sometimes we will Read More »

Kitchen Laminate to Granite Before / After

Laminate out, granite in. This is our first before and after project that we have posted to our new website. One of our most recent customers was very gracious to let us share the pictures of his kitchen remodel. Midwest Marble & Granite tore-out and disposed of the existing laminate countertops. We fabricated and installed Read More »

Maintenance of Granite Countertops

Maintenance of Granite Countertops for lasting elegance Your granite countertop unit adds elegance to your kitchen. Without proper maintenance your granite countertops are likely to be affected by materials that contain citrus or alcohol content. Acidic food items and very hot objects are detrimental to granite countertops. Use mats or trivets to keep plates and Read More »