kitchen countertops Tag

The Versatility of Stone

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Stone is often referenced within the design industry. Companies particularly emphasize that they serve some of the finest stone surfaces on the market and boasts their product’s unique composition due to its extreme versatility. In reality, all stones are versatile to an extent. It is only the degree of your imagination that is the limit.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] A Form of Art [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Let us take you back in time and remind you of the infamous stone sculptures that you probably studied in your history class as...

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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Designer Spotlight – ARDesign

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="7770" img_size="large"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] "Opening our eyes to more than just one design perspective; together we improve our design capabilities. We really are the perfect team and it has truly paid off." - ARDesign [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Meet this dynamic duo, Ryan & Alina Spicer, from ARDesign! They met as colleagues and instantly felt sparks and it's easy to see why. Check out their inspiration, their favorite design styles and techniques, and their favorite project featuring UMI stone![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Q: Can you tell us a little...

Antolini Precioustone: A One-Of-A-Kind Countertop

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Looking for exclusive stone that contains that special “WOW” factor? Well, look no further! Antolini’s Precioustone is a unique material that is unparalleled to any other stone in the market! Handmade by Italian artisans, each slab is crafted to portray a stunning and intricate mosaic of varying stones.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Precioustone Benefits [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Precioustone has an abundance of benefits making it, not only a wonderful countertop, but a great asset to your home for fireplaces, wall cladding, and more. Precioustone is composed of quartz, which...

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Designer Spotlight – Tina Margrander

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="7726" img_size="large"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] "I have never pushed my personal style on a client because it’s their home and it always should reflect their likes and style." - Tina Margrander [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]We love to see the unique qualities that each designer possesses - it's what makes their work one-of-a-kind! As we continue our Designer Spotlight's blog series, today we share with you Tina Margrander from Tina Marie Interiors. Tina discusses with us her upbringing, why she became a designer, and more![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Q:  Tell us...

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...

UMI Stone: Mark Wilson CEO of London Bay Homes Chooses SapienStone

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] London Bay Homes' CEO, Mark Wilson Chooses SapienStone SapienStone is known worldwide for for dressing kitchens with their beautiful and luxurious porcelain slabs. They are one of the leaders in the production of full-body porcelain slabs,  universally known for offering some of the highest quality products in the stone industry. SapienStone offers a variety of porcelain slabs that are specifically designed for kitchen countertops, fireplaces, vanities, & other interior and exterior design applications. Their manufacturing process is extremely unique and it...

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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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