We’re Proud to Support International Businesses During the Pandemic

COVID-19 has greatly impacted industries around the world and shaken the global economy. Businesses large and small have had far more difficulty staying afloat in these uncertain times, which is why we’re proud to say that we continue to support international suppliers that provide beautiful, high-quality materials. Quartzite is a natural stone that consists of approximately Read more »

The Advantages of Working with Artistic Stone

If you’ve been planning to remodel your kitchen or simply add new countertops, you might be considering trying your hand at much of the work yourself. However, not all home projects are alike – and while some types may be easy to do yourself, it starts to get tricky when the project involves cutout, level Read more »

Stay On-Trend with Timeless Contemporary Kitchen & Bath Styles

Have you been considering remodeling your kitchen or bathroom? With the current kitchen and bathroom trends, there’s never been a better time! In the past decade, European styles have been coveted, spurred in part by the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Exotic woods and colors like taupe, gray, and soft brown reigned as Read more »

Prefab vs. Slabs: What’s the Difference?

One of the most common questions we’re asked is, “what’s the difference between prefabricated and slab countertops?” While both our prefabricated and slab countertops are of the same quality, there are some important differences you should be aware of, as they can affect the options available to you, as well as the cost. Prefabricated materials Read more »

Why is it so Important to Choose a One-Stop-Shop?

Whether you’re adding new countertops or remodeling your entire kitchen or bathroom, taking on home projects can feel a little daunting. There are many factors to consider, including materials, design, fabrication, contractors, and budget. Even if you have a very clear idea in your mind of what you want, how can you make sure your Read more »

What’s the Difference Between Quartz and Quartzite?

What’s the Difference Between Quartz and Quartzite?

A common question we’re asked is, what’s the difference between quartz and quartzite? Based on the name they sound like they’d be similar, but they actually have quite a few differences. One of the biggest differences is that quartzite comes directly from the earth and is 100% natural, while engineered quartz is a manufactured product. Read more »

Prefabricated Versus Pre-cut: What’s the Difference?

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  If you’ve looked around for vanity tops for your bathroom, you may have discovered that there are a variety of options (beyond materials) to choose from. There are custom slabs, prefabricated, pre-cut (also called “cut out”), and integrated vanity tops. There’s often confusion on the difference between prefabricated vanity tops versus pre-cut, so here’s Read more »

We Are Still Here To Help You-Our Mountain View Store Is Open By Appointment Only, Our San Leandro Store is ONLY virtually open between Monday and Thursday and physically open after Friday.

 

We are reopening to the public by appointment only in our Mountain View (Mon-Fri: 9-5; Sat: 10-5 ) location. Our San Leandro location is ONLY virtually open between Monday and Thursday and physically open after Friday.  We will comply with social distancing and strict safety procedures. We still recommend clients to connect with us virtually using FaceTime or Google hangouts for color and cost ideas. Please call us at 650-988-8581 (Mountain View Store) or E-mail us at [email protected] for appointments and information.

Thank you and Stay Safe!