Kitted Out Kitchens: Ten Top Trends for 2020

There’s no more effective way to make your home shine than by showcasing a brilliant kitchen. Some features—like natural materials—are perennial favourites, while others boldly reflect the latest in cutting-edge design. Read on for more about the top trends in kitchens for this coming year. Big Backsplashes A backsplash is an easy-to-clean panel, usually found…

Natural stone can help you turn your backyard into an outdoor oasis

Spring has sprung and that means more time in the great out-of-doors. With good planning, materials, and design, you can have your own parcel of paradise right in your backyard. Incorporate natural stone elements for a fashionable and functional outdoor kitchen, and enjoy the warm weather in style. Elements of an exceptional exterior If you’ve…

Quartz: An eco-friendly option for countertops

Homeowners are increasingly concerned with eco-friendliness in their construction and renovation projects. This might mean using reclaimed or upcycled materials and low toxicity paints or looking at installing energy efficient systems like solar panels or low-flow faucets. Did you know that your countertops can be eco-friendly as well? Quartz is an engineered stone that offers…

Natural stone countertops: ¾” versus 1 ¼” slabs

When considering natural stone for your countertops, you’re likely most interested in the colour, pattern, and type of material to best suit your needs. There’s another choice to make, however: the surface thickness. For decades, the industry standard for natural stone countertops was ¾” (2 centimetres), but more recently, 1 ¼” (3 centimetres) countertops have…

Countertop installation: What you need to know

With 25 years of experience serving Southern Ontarians, we’ve come to understand the process of countertop installation inside and out, and we are pleased to be able to offer the absolute best selection of stone installed quickly and professionally. Over the years, we’ve gotten a pretty good sense of what our customers think, too—and the…

Trend alert: Two-tone kitchens

Whether it’s cooking, socializing, or design trends, kitchens are where the action is. Two-tone cabinetry, where some of the cabinets are finished in a different colour or material, is showing up all over the place—and with good reason. It’s versatile and stylish, and, because you needn’t cover all surfaces in the same material, can have…