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Which Countertop Material is Best for Your Kitchen?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]At UMI, we offer a plethora of different surfaces and materials to suit your design preference. Various veining, colors, compositions, and characteristics are offered at each of our UMI locations to provide every customer with the countertop of their dreams. But, with plentiful options and a world full of beauty, how do you know which countertop material is best for you? It all comes down to 3 different criteria: composition, lifestyle & design.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Granite/ Quartzite [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="6448" img_size="large" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Granite is one of the...

How to Properly Clean Your Countertops: Do’s & Don’ts

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Let’s ask you one simple question: How often do you sanitize your countertops? Some might say, “everyday!” while others may look around in shock and ask, “Do people actually clean them that frequently?”[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The truth is, many people become lazy and look at the surface and think it’s clean. Or even worse, people refer to the “wipe away” method! They simply see a few grease spots, take their napkin, and swipe rather harshly on the kitchen countertop or table.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are really...

New Pompeii Quartz Colors Revealed!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The time has come! Our newest Pompeii Quartz colors are HERE and they might just be the next best thing to enter our showrooms! [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] These slabs are each unique and intricate in their own way and we are excited to finally present to you the newest craze in the industry! [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Introducing to you: Thazos, Perla, Volaza, Vena Oro and Serenata! [/vc_column_text][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vf0UnCg3mXk" align="center"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] What Makes These Stones Unique? [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]All of these slabs differ than any other material on the market. Quartz is known for its...

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Countertops 101

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In the Countertop Surfacing industry there are a growing number of products being used regularly in residential construction. Some are natural materials that have been around for centuries while a number of man-made surfaces have been introduced over the last decade. There are three key factors to consider: budget, appearance and practicality. To help consumers get all the information they need to weigh out before making their decision we asked our friend Alex Rogers from AGS Stone to break down...

UMI Material Featured On HGTV New Show

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] UMI recently had the pleasure of providing unique and exotic stones for HGTV's new show, 90 Day Dream Home. After supplying the material to our friends at Gulf Bay Builders, they partnered with Mika and Brian Kleinschmidt, to help make a local Tampa family's dream home become a reality. The up-and-coming show highlights the combined forces of Mika, the realtor, and Brian the developer, to help clients both design and build the perfect house from the ground up in 90...

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Marie Kondo’s Tips to Declutter your Kitchen and Bathroom

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Declutter Your Kitchen And Bath With Marie Kondo's Famous Tips Marie Kondo has shot to fame with her mission to cut clutter out of our lives. Maybe you’ve read the book, or seen the Netflix series – or just heard everyone talking about the famous KonMari method! And she has some specific advice to keep your kitchen and bathroom in order. As we know at Distinguished Kitchens and Baths, the foundation of great space is a great design. So the last thing...

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