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How to Prep for Granite Countertops

How to Prep Your Kitchen for Granite Countertop Installation

Granite countertops are a classic choice for your kitchen renovation project. Granite countertop installations need proper preparation to be completed successfully. Here are some beneficial tips on properly preparing for the granite countertop installation: Create a Makeshift Space Prior to the Granite Countertop Installation The contractors need the space and time to work on the…

How Much Weight Can Counters Hold

How Much Weight Can a Kitchen Cabinet Hold?

Your kitchen cabinets create some additional storage space for different items and foods. During cabinet installation, you should consider the desirable weight capacity to make your cabinets as sturdy as possible. Your cabinet’s weight depends on various variables that affect cabinet strength. E&B Granite covers different factors that affect the amount of weight a cabinet…

How Strong is Granite

How Strong Is Granite Compared To Other Natural Stone Surfaces?

Choosing a suitable material for your kitchen surfaces can help these surfaces last a long time. And with the wide array of surfaces available, settling on what material to use can be challenging. If you’re considering granite countertop installation in your kitchen, but are unsure about how strong it is, read on to learn how…

Painting Custom Cabinets

Can you Paint Over Custom Cabinets?

Are you thinking of giving your custom cabinets a fresh look? You’re probably wondering if it’s okay to paint over custom cabinets. You can easily paint over your custom cabinets with a few simple steps:  1.    Prepare the Room Before doing anything, prepare the room. Verify that that all the cabinets are empty and…

What Type of Counter Do I Have

How to Tell What Kind of Countertop You Have

At E&B Granite, we know that a countertop is a statement piece in the kitchen. It is the center of attention, where you cook and people gather. If you are thinking about a new countertop installation, determining what you currently have is a good first step. Here is information on some common countertop materials and…

Picking Cabinets

Tips on Designing the Perfect Custom Cabinets for Your Home

It can sometimes be confusing to choose or make the perfect custom cabinets for your home without help from experts. If you are trying to decide which color, style, or size of cabinets would be best for your home, E&B Granite is an expert in the custom cabinet industry. With over 20 years of experience…

Cabinet Maintenance

The Do’s and Dont’s of Proper Cabinet Maintenance

With proper care, you can prevent long-lasting damage to your cabinets. Proper care will involve routine cabinet cleaning and polishing using the right products. The cleaning methods differ depending on the cabinet material and finishes. E&B Granite recommends the following dos and don’ts for proper maintenance to avoid damaging the cabinets: Dos Get Maintenance Instructions…

Spot Fake Granite

How to Quickly Spot Fake Granite

Granite has a long history when it comes to countertop installations. Countertops made of granite have unique styles that boost the entire home’s curb appeal and value. Granite countertop installation requires an expert to avoid mistakes that can damage your kitchen’s design. Several advantages make granite countertops the best options for homeowners. Durability is a…

Dont Ruin Your Countertops

4 Ways You’re Accidentally Ruining Your Countertops

Countertops made of granite are among the best options to update your kitchen.  Granite countertop installation in your kitchen will boost your home’s appeal and value. However, you should still be aware of how to treat and maintain your countertops so they stay appealing and valuable!  4 Ways You’re Accidentally Ruining Your Countertops Granite countertops…

Reface Cabinets

Cabinets: Should You Replace or Reface?

Cabinets play a crucial role in improving your kitchen space. Maintaining your custom cabinets is key to enhancing the curb appeal and value of your kitchen. One way of improving your old and damaged kitchen cabinets is by refacing them. Cabinet refacing is removing the damaged outer layer and adding a new veneer. You must…

Countertop Contrast

Should countertops be lighter or darker than cabinets?

Designing a kitchen can be tasking since you have to consider so many factors, including getting the right countertops. Countertop installation done right adds vibrance to the whole kitchen, ensuring the remodel is a success. Determining the countertop color depends on how you want the space to feel and look. Involving experts to help you…

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Should Kitchen Cabinets Be Matte, Satin, or Gloss?

You have so much to consider when remodeling or designing a kitchen, such as the layout and color. In the process, you might end up giving less considerations to the finish of your custom cabinets. However, once the kitchen is wholly revamped, its finish can either enhance or hinder the general appearance of the kitchen design.…