The Pros and Cons of Marble Countertops

Are you considering using marble in your next home renovation or upgrade? There are different schools of thought on the use of marble in different areas of the home. So, we’re taking the time to provide the most valuable information to you to assist in your decision-making process. Let’s look at the pros and cons of marble countertops in the home.

The Pros of Marble Countertops


Top 10 Questions About Quartz

You’ve asked them, and now we’re answering them! Quartz countertops have gained popularity over the past several years and are now just as popular as granite. We want you to be educated before and during the buying process. So, here’s what you need to know about quartz.

Is Quartz a Natural Stone, like Granite and Marble?


April 2018 Remnant Sale

April 2018 Remnant Sale

For the entire month of April, Marble Granite World invites you to browse our slab yard for the perfect granite, marble, or quartz remnant to complete your next home renovation project. Bring in the dimensions of your bathroom vanity or table top—our sales staff is ready to help you find the perfect stone at a discounted price. Our discounted prices include a backsplash and one sink for your vanity. Additional add-ons such as faucets, multiple sinks, and installation are available at an additional cost.


Granite vs. Marble Countertops

Granite vs. Marble Countertops: What You Need to Know

When selecting countertops for new construction homes or for home remodels, today’s home owners are looking more toward natural stone countertops. While granite and marble are both natural stones, granite tends to be more popular in kitchens due to its durability, while marble is often selected for house accents and bathroom vanities due to its aesthetic appeal and sleek look.

Both granite and marble are excellent choices for kitchen and bathroom countertop materials. At Marble Granite World, we want to be sure that you select the right countertop material for your home and for your lifestyle. Let’s look at their similarities and difference as well as the pros and cons of each countertop material.


Caring for Granite Countertops

The truth is finally out! Granite countertops are not as high maintenance as you might think. In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about caring for granite countertops year-round.

Granite countertops used to be a high-end upgrade to modern kitchens. So, they have gained a reputation as a high-maintenance surface. Since the early 2000s, granite countertops have become more popular in mid-range homes. And homeowners are discovering that caring for granite countertops is actually pretty easy.


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We just had Marble Granite World replace our laminate counter tops with beautiful, exotic granite. It feels like we have a work of art from "Mother Nature" gracing our home. It has definitely improved the value of our home and made such a difference in the feel and function of...

The Longs

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Elie Batouli

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Lynne Hammer

Using the internet, I was looking for granite to upgrade my kitchen and 2 bathrooms. I came across several granite companies in the area, including Marble Granite World. The testimonials (and ancillary pages) on its website impressed me so I decided to visit the company personally. Immediately welcomed by Anise;...


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