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Learn more about granite and quartz counertops
Quartz countertops in Sacramento CA from Palm Tile & Stone Gallery
Granite countertops in Sacramento CA from Palm Tile & Stone Gallery

You deserve quartz and granite countertops

If you’re ready for a little something different in the kitchen, but you don’t want to dive into a full-scale remodel, why not look into quartz and granite countertops? Of all the changes you could make in this particular room, you’re likely to get more benefits out of different countertops than anything else, aside from brand new appliances. After all, you’re going to be using them every day. Why not choose the best?Both quart and granite have unique characteristics, and it’s likely you’ll prefer one over the other. But before you can make a decision, you know you need more facts. And that’s where we can help.

Palm Design + Surfaces has over thirty years of experience in dealing with natural stone, and we’d love to put that to use for you. In fact, we invite you to stop by our showroom, located in Sacramento, CA, to see what our countertops look like up close and personal. Someone will be standing by to assist you with any questions that you might have. We service the areas and Sacramento, Folsom, Roseville, Eldorado Hills, and Elk Grove, and we’d love to serve you too.

Quartz and granite countertops and their benefits

You can have quartz and granite countertops installed for about the same price, with quartz running just a bit higher in some cases. Quartz, being one of the most abundant minerals on the planet, is roughly 95% quartz, with a resin binder added in, along with color additives.

There are many different patterns and colors to choose from, and though they are crushed and blended, they still look as if the stone came straight from mother nature herself. Needing little to no maintenance at all, you’ll be happy to find that you’ll never have to seal your quartz countertops, and they will not stain.

Each granite slab countertop is completely unique, as they are mined just that way. The stone is 100% natural, with no additives of any kind, and because of this, there are no two sheets that are ever exactly alike. These are particularly great for large islands and cabinets, as you’ll never have to worry about having a seam running through the middle, which can be unsightly.

When installed and properly sealed by professionals, you won’t have to worry about granite countertops staining or soaking liquid into the material. We do suggest that you never use this material as a direct cutting board, as it can dull your knives quickly.
Granite countertops in Folsom CA from Palm Tile & Stone Gallery

What is granite used for?

Granite is able to be used both interiorly and exteriorly. Some examples of use of granite are countertops, tile floors, stair treads, buildings, monuments, bridges, and paving. The prestige nature of granite allows it to be used in projects that require elegance and quality.

Textures of granite

  • Polished
  • Honed and Matte
  • Chiseled
  • Bush hammered
  • Tumbled
  • Flamed
Granite textures in Sacramento CA from Palm Tile & Stone Gallery

Granite pricing

Granite countertop prices are determined by adding costs for stone, edge polishing cutouts for sinks and cooktops, backsplashes, and installation. Palm Design + Surfaces offers granite and quartz countertops installed and sold by the square foot. This way you are not buying two full slabs if your kitchen only requires one and a half. You only pay for the amount of material needed for your project.

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