Stone Countertop Care and Other Information

Countertop Care, Material Pros and Cons, Comparisons and More Information

The staff at All Stone has been installing countertops since the 1950s. Our customers have come to depend on our expert knowledge to help them choose the right stone type, color and edge profile for their needs. Part of being a leader in fabricating and installing kitchen and bathroom countertops involves educating the public. Read our articles to learn more about stone countertops, the pros and cons of each material, how to care for them and other frequently asked questions.

Contact the kitchen and bathroom counter remodelers at All Stone for answers to any other questions you have about stone countertops.


Guide to Granite Overhangs

When Your Granite Countertop Needs Support

Designing, fabricating and installing a new custom granite or quartz countertop is a significant investment, and creative buyers want to know all available design options to make their kitchen one of a kind. Part of a good design is optimal usage of space.…

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How to Price Granite Countertops

The Ins and Outs of Granite Countertop Cost

Installing a new granite countertop in your Waukegan home is a large investment, and proper research should be done to ensure you are getting a high-quality and durable kitchen countertop to serve you for years to come.

Getting started on selecting the right stone piece for your kitchen can seem like a daunting task, and the first step is figuring out how to…

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How to Seal Granite Countertops

Seal Granite to Protect Against Permanent Stains

Granite countertops are naturally porous and must be re-sealed occasionally to ensure liquids aren’t soaking into your stone counter and causing permanent staining. Fortunately, sealing i…

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Granite vs. Quartz Countertops

Which is Better: Granite or Quartz?

Unfortunately, the answer to this question is not straightforward. The important thing to remember is this: either way, you're getting an extremely high-quality countertop. If you find yourself tearing your hair out trying to make up your mind, take a step back and remember—both granite and quartz are top-of-the-line kitchen and bathroom countertops.

However, …

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How to Remove Stains from Your Granite Kitchen Countertop

Disinfect Your Kitchen Counter in Six Simple Steps

Somehow, you managed to stain your new granite kitchen countertop. You didn’t invest in a beautiful, new kitchen countertop so you could grimace every time you cook.

Fortunately, cleaning a granite countertop is straightforward and you…

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