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…

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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…

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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…

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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]  

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Honed Countertops: Pros and Cons

If you like the look of natural stone, but not the ultra-glossy finish, you may want to consider installing honed countertops in your home which have a soft, matte look. Honed countertops are particularly nice if you like an old world or farmhouse style. It’s important to be aware that honed surfaces tend to stain…

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Current Countertop Trends

Your new countertops are going to be one of the biggest statement-making elements in the room, so it’s important to love what you choose. Here’s what’s currently trending in the countertop industry: Ultra-Thick | Using a mitered edge to create the illusion of an extra-thick slab of material gives your countertop a more rich and…

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