Natural Stone

Don’t Be Fooled by Builder Grade: The Importance of Investing in Quality Stone Countertops

Marble Countertop

The Hidden Costs of Builder Grade Countertops When it comes to renovating your kitchen or bathroom, the temptation to save money by opting for builder grade stone countertops can be strong. At first glance, they might seem like a cost-effective solution, but the old adage “you get what you pay for” rings especially true here. … Read more

Natural vs. Engineered Stone: A Deeper Dive into Your Countertop Choices

Kitchen Island

Choosing the right material for your countertops is a crucial decision for any homeowner. It’s not just about aesthetics; it’s about finding a balance between functionality, maintenance, and budget. In this expanded guide, Asco Granite’s experts offer a deeper dive into the world of natural and engineered stone countertops, helping you navigate through your options … Read more

The Rising Popularity of Quartzite in High-End Design

Photo of Aquatic Quartzite Slab

Understanding Quartzite Quartzite is a hard, metamorphic rock that originally was pure quartz sandstone. Through a process of high heating and pressurization, the sandstone is transformed into quartzite, which is strong and durable. This process causes the quartz grains to recrystallize, making the rock dense and hard. Quartzite is known for its hardness and resistance … Read more