Industry Update: Custom Stainless Backsplash

Having stainless steel in your kitchen allows you to accomplish a more modern look.  Whether you choose to incorporate a stainless sink, hood range, or cabinet fixtures you can always count on stainless steel for a sleek, polished look.

Those of us that have worked in the restaurant industry know the benefits of having stainless steel covering all surfaces.  Not only does it look futuristic but offers a quick clean up.   As of February this year, Commercial Metals has released a new line of stainless steel backsplashes designed for the residential home.

Countertop Education: Introducing Soapstone

s it time to renovate your kitchen, but you don’t want to do a complete overhaul?  Oftentimes all it takes are new countertops to bring your old kitchen back to life.  When the time comes for new countertops many people choose to upgrade their surfaces to granite.

For years granite has been the go-to natural stone choice for kitchen upgrades.  Granite is durable, comes in hundreds of colors and patterns, and adds instant class to any kitchen.  The one downfall to granite is that it is porous.  Spills have to be cleaned up immediately and your granite countertops should be re-sealed regularly.

Doesn’t sound like something you want to worry about?  Not a problem, there’s another natural stone that’s gaining ground on granite.