Sol Dourado

Quartz Countertops: Just the Facts

Are you considering upgrading your kitchen or bathroom countertops? If so, quartz countertops might just be the perfect choice for you. Quartz countertops are becoming increasingly popular among homeowners due to their durability, versatility, and aesthetic appeal. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of quartz countertops and why they are a fantastic…

JUST THE FACTS (Part 1): common misconceptions about quartz

Ah, the internet…arguably the most innovative, world changing tool of the last century, the internet has allowed any and every one access to ALL knowledge currently available. Literally everything that can be known can also be learned online. However, making sure the information you seek is based on facts and not opinion can be tricky.…

A Diverse Inventory and How It Saves You Time and Money

A DIVERSE INVENTORY AND HOW IT SAVES YOU TIME, MONEY, AND YOUR SANITY! There are many things in life that bring me joy. The smell of fresh cut grass, the first cool morning of Spring announcing its arrival, and getting containers full of new inventory. Anyone working on a new construction project, remodel, renovation, or…

Natural Stone Countertops: Adding Texture to Your Everyday Life

Technology allows us more choices than ever before in almost every aspect of the design process whether renovating, remodeling, or building a new home from the ground up. An exciting new option for natural stone countertops has emerged and is gaining in popularity as it becomes more accessible to natural stone distributers. The same way your wall paint is available in a variety of finishes, natural stone slabs can be polished, honed, or textured to your preference, giving you myriad options with one color. We will explore the different textures available for natural stone slabs and the techniques used to obtain them.

Fantasy Brown | Superior Granite

FANTASY BROWN…”What IS this stuff?”

FANTASY BROWN – “What IS this stuff?” If you’ve visited any reputable slab yard of late chances are you’ve seen the beautiful Fantasy Brown. As gorgeous as she is popular, Fantasy Brown is the head cheerleader of the natural stone world. It’s being used with increasing frequency because of its unique ability to pull both warm…

Kitchen Countertop | Superior Granite

Proper Granite Care

Proper granite care can keep your granite or marble countertop new-looking for years. Stone is one of the easiest surfaces to maintain. And granite, being 7 on the Mohs hardness scale of 1 to 10, is virtually unscratchable. (A stainless steel knife blade is a 6 on the scale.) INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Blot up spills…