There are few design elements that spark heated debate and divide homeowners as much as granite and quartz. But is one really better than the other or is it merely a matter of aesthetics? To help break down the granite vs. quartz quandary, we came up with five categories to help show the differences between the two. At the end of this article, you can vote for which one you prefer. Before we get into all of that though, what exactly is granite and quartz?
If you’ve recently watched an episode of any home improvement show, you’ll know that the current trend among homebuyers is an open-concept floor plan. While this way of living has its major upsides, you may want to consider whether it is truly the right concept for you. Below are some pros and cons to an open floor plan. Check it out and see whether an open floor plan is a good contender for your home. Continue reading
Contemporary kitchens are a combination of modern and traditional styles. Not only are these types of kitchens comfortable, but they are very stylish. If you are considering renovating your kitchen to have a more contemporary feeling, check out our 7 different contemporary styles perfect for your kitchen. Continue reading
Many have an idea of what their dream kitchen looks like. But before starting the remodel, they may come to a complete halt thinking about the amount of effort it takes to keep them looking breathtaking and clean. It’s obvious; who doesn’t want the gorgeous countertops without the effort? So how can you have your cake and eat it too? There are many other options besides granite that will make your kitchen the envy of the neighborhood. Continue reading
Every year you look at your kitchen and think about the things you would like to change, update or replace in your kitchen; but you never get around to it. 2017 is the year that you will make it happen! This is the year you have the time and budget to really make a significant improvement to this space. Continue reading
When replacing your countertops, whether kitchen or bathroom, you have a multitude of choices. But which one is right for you and your space? Some of the most popular are granite, ceramic tile and laminate. Here is some information about different material choices so you can make the best decision for your space. Continue reading
Kitchens are the most lived in room in your house and with the right look and feel; it can be a warm, comfortable, stylish, and extremely functional place for everyone to gather. Create the kitchen you love and that you will enjoy spending time in with simple or extravagant remodeling ideas. Here are some remodeling ideas to help you get started. Continue reading
Boyce and Bean is known for its glass, stone and porcelain tile and have a wide variety of each. Their tile is produced in Mexico and Portugal. They have long been known behind the scenes in the tile business as a go-to company for high quality kitchen tile, and have only recently come to the forefront as a design option for the everyday person. They have an inexhaustible and impressive selection of architectural slab that they work from in limestone, granite and marble. So how does their product hold up compared to other brands? Let’s take a closer look at the company and reviews.
They are known for their beach glass, which is in a beautiful sea green color and comes in different shapes and designs. They are a small to medium company with not a lot of exposure to the national stage, but they are well known for their beautiful tile designs and seem to have a small but loyal following. What should you expect from Boyce and Bean? Well, since they are a small company, you should find that they are attentive to the customer and their needs. Their product should in all likelihood come to you well taken care of and undamaged, since they don’t have thousands of orders to fill that go halfway across the country. All in all, you should expect a pleasant experience that makes you feel like you are not just another number.
In our humble opinion, Boyce and Bean is a great choice for high quality bathroom tile. It may be more expensive than the national brands, but it will be worth it for the individual care you receive and the appreciation you are given. You will be less likely to encounter issues with Boyce and Bean than with a more mass-produced national brand.
With so many choices at your disposal, it can be difficult to pick out out a kitchen counter that is perfect for your home and lifestyle. Since this is one of the more important elements of kitchen design, and the material chosen can even affect how you use it, it’s important to choose something that looks good, will stand the test of time, and is within your budget. So here are our insights to the 5 most popular kitchen countertop materials to help you choose.