Trending Now: White Kitchen Countertops

We know white countertops create clean lines, give the illusion that the room is larger, and can add a contemporary element to your kitchen, but it’s important to understand the different countertop materials available in white as well. Natural white stone is heat-resistant and strong, but it is somewhat porous making it more prone to…

Cleaning Quartz Countertops

So you’ve heard how low-maintenance quartz countertops are and you wipe your beautiful counter with soap and water diligently every night, but you feel you need a deeper clean every once in a while. Which cleaning products are safe to use? Usually cleaning products with pH levels between 6 and 8 are safe to use…

Preparing for your Countertop Installation

  1.  Make sure your cabinets are properly installed, structurally sound, and supports are in place. 2.  Make sure there is a clear pathway for the installers to maneuver the countertop into the install area. 3.  Remove all drawers, utensils, and other items from your lower base cabinets and remove any fragile items from the…

Three Reasons to Choose Quartz Countertops

There are many different materials you can choose when remodeling your countertops. Each different type of material has its own pros and cons, and serve different types of kitchen needs. One of newest countertop materials is quartz.  Even though they are still fairly new on the market, quartz countertops have gained a loyal following.  In…

Recycled Glass Countertops

Accent Surfaces offers several different options for customers looking for eco-friendly countertops. Our recycled glass countertop brands include IceStone, Vetrazzo, and ECO. All are composed of 100% recycled glass combined with cement, pigment, and/or resin. Unlike granite and other natural stones, this type of surface is not quarried. The recycled glass content is primarily made…

Choosing the Right Countertop Edge

So you’ve picked out your slab. Now it’s time to figure out the details. What kind of edge do you want? Straight | This basic square profile comes standard on our countertops. If you have a busy backsplash, the simplicity of this edge may be the perfect option for you.   Mitered | This is…

Most Sanitary Countertop Options

If you’re concerned about bacterial contamination of your countertops, the two most sanitary options are quartz and solid surface. Quartz is 99% bacteria-free when kept clean. The man-made resin in the quartz seals the surface making it nonporous, so there are no pits, fissures, or pores for bacteria to grow. Silestone even has built-in bacteriostatic…

Accent Surfaces Featured on HGTV’d

Accent Surfaces had the opportunity to participate in an HGTV’d kitchen and living room remodel. We fabricated and installed beautiful quartz countertops and fireplace mantle shelves for this deserving couple in Park City, Nevada. [youtube_video] UgDdx6e-PnU [/youtube_video]