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5 Reasons to Consider Quartz

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According to the National Kitchen & Bath Association, granite countertops have been losing market share to quartz countertops at an alarming rate. It’s no surprise that quartz is taking over as everyone’s new favorite countertop. You’re probably thinking that it’s too risky to choose a countertop you don’t know much about. So to ease your mind, here are a few things you should know about quartz before you decide which Read More

Countertop Woes: Rolling Dough

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Many people experience frustration when rolling out dough on countertops. I myself have been both alarmed and worried by the sticky mess left behind on my counters. Here are a few good tricks for getting a nice, flat dough without ruining your surfaces or causing a giant mess.

Quarry Locations in the world

At Accent Surfaces we are asked all sorts of questions about granite and one of the most popular questions is where does it come form? Because there are some many places it can be hard to remember them all. The number one place is Brazil. They have some seriously good quarries.  Take a look at the map and see where granite and other stone come from- MAP

Green Building (Lavatory Reading)

Accent Surfaces does all we can to be ECO-friendly and the products we use are very ECO-friendly and the practices we use in fabricating are some of the top practices available. Here is a case study about the use of the materials we use in “Building Green”- Natural stone has many innate attributes that make it a green building product: it is natural, low-maintenance, and exceptionally durable. However, with the Read More

Accent Surfaces Goes Green

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Accent Surfaces, A Fetzer Company is going green in every capacity. Whether in our shops, offices, or just as proud part of our community you will see Accent Surfaces hard at work implementing the following environmentally beneficial procedures: Remnant Recycle Programs *Large remnants and countertops are donated to Habitat for Humanity. *Others are liquidated to benefit our employee nominated charities; Autism Speaks, Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Kidney Foundation, National Multiple Read More