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General faqs

When choosing a countertop for your kitchen, there are a lot of factors to consider. This is a list of popular FAQs and questions that many people have when starting a kitchen, bath, or other project. Please note that every project, house, and customer is unique and there may not be one right answer to every question. Please contact us for specific answers to any questions that you might have.

General Questions

Quartz resists 65 degrees, which means that you should not put a hot pot directly on it. Granite resists this heat, however, the use of a trivet is always recommended.

For best results sealer should be re-applied every 12-18 months.

It is possible, most chips occur with impact of a heavy object.  Chips are easily fixed.  If it is a big chip, try to keep the piece.

There is very little maintenance required after install. It is non-porous and never needs to be chemically treated or sealed. Mild soap and warm water is always the best method to maintain your beautiful new countertops.

We strongly recommend that you DO NOT try to repair your countertop yourself for several reason. Stone is unforgiving and can lead to breaking or damaging the stone. To get a tight seam it is recommended that you contact us.

We fabricate our tops from one of the thickest slabs available. They are designated 3CM (centimeters), which is approximately 1 1/8″ inches. This thickness provides optimal aesthetics and durability.

The largest tops are digitally optimized from the slab first. The remaining stone is often able to be cut for vanities, utility rooms, sills, etc.

We have an inventory of remnants, which can be used for a smaller project without the cost of purchasing a full slab.

It will depend on the size of the project mainly, but in an estimated 3 weeks after choosing the design and materials

Questions about Quartz

Clean the quartz countertop with a soft cloth and warm water. Dry it with another soft cloth. Water is all you need for a daily light cleanse. Fill the sink with hot water and add a few drops of mild dishwashing soap, stone soap, or white vinegar if the counter needs a deeper clean.

Generally, it is very heat resistant, but it depends on “how hot” an object is. A tea kettle or a hot dish out of the microwave is typically not a threat but a 450° pot from the oven can cause damage. However, it is always better to be safe rather than sorry, so we recommend the use of a hot pad. make sure that your cabinets can carry the weight of the granite slab you choose.

Under normal use, it is unlikely that it will chip. The edges are more susceptible to chipping than the middle of the surface, so if you struck with enough force (e.g., a heavy pot) a chip can occur. Such occurrences are not covered by any manufacturers warranty, but are usually repairable, depending on the size of the chip. year for the best protection and performance.

It is not recommended to cut on stone surfaces. Though they are very durable and can take the abuse of a knife cutting on the surface, the best practice is to prevent any damage to the countertops or your knives and use a cutting board.

There is very little maintenance required after install. It is non-porous and never needs to be chemically treated or sealed. Mild soap and warm water is always the best method to maintain your beautiful new countertops.

Just like a diamond, the value of it increases with the clarity of the stone. When it is cloudy or contains hints of blue, pink or yellow can cause countertops to have discolored patches or uneven color and depth. That’s why the Cambria and Hanstone brands rigorously test all of its products to ensure purity and clarity. Countertops Specialist will not charge you the full slabs price. Plus, we will fabricate your granite countertops for free and add any modifications you like.

Questions about Natural Stones

On the contrary, granite is one of the cheapest stone countertops on the market today. So, how much are granite countertops? The cost usually depends on the kind of granite slab you choose, the number of slabs, the kind of edge you choose, and other modifications that you require. At our Showroom, options of cheap granite countertops on sale will amaze you! These are the cheapest stone countertops that don’t lack in quality or beauty you’ll be able to find

We will seal your new granite countertops as soon as we install them in your home. In general, it is recommended to seal your granite countertops once a year for the best protection and performance.

You don’t have to. We will come to your place and determine how much material do you need for your countertops. Countertops Specialist will not charge you the full slabs price. Plus, we will fabricate your granite countertops for free and add any modifications you like and performance.

They should be cleaned only with soap and water with a neutral PH, nothing else, without other chemicals. Countertops Specialist will not charge you the full slabs price. Plus, we will fabricate your granite countertops for free and add any modifications you like and performance.

Marble is a rock formed from small limestone rocks (stones whose main component is calcium carbonate). There are different types of marble, their colors are given by the different impurities that each stone presents.

The main difference is that the marble is transformed from a calcareous rock into a resistant sea marble than the original and the granite that is formed from burning lava at high temperature and pressure and has a grain shape that binds together.
Theoretically granites and materials with a similar structure, then marbles, travertines, stones and limestone We treat different types of Limestone cream, white, Limestone Capri, extra strong green, etc.

There are many types but they are usually classified by color (white, red, cream pink, beige, black, gray green, arabesque, travertine and onyx) or by their origin Macael, Pakistani Carrara, Turkish, Portuguese and Italian. different types of Limestone cream, white, Limestone Capri, extra strong green, etc.

Questions about Porcelain

It is a material that is used for covering floors and walls. This ceramic-type product is manufactured from a combination of quartz, clay and other materials, which are molded, pressed, subjected to a drying process and treated at a temperature of more than 1,300 degrees Celsius.
Two, those composed of a single mass and the enameled ones. The former have greater resistance to wear because their base and surface are made of the same material. The second are, on the other hand, those that have a porcelain base and their surface is covered with different high-resistance enamels.
Both ceramic and porcelain achieve very high resistance of different types, as well as varied attributes depending on the use, place of installation and maintenance conditions. However, there is a characteristic of porcelain tile that makes it different due to its use in a special condition: If the geographical area where it is going to be installed has an extremely cold or polar climate, it presents sudden temperature changes or there are frosts as in some areas from Chile or Argentina, for example, it is advisable to use low-absorption porcelain tiles or ceramics. For other places that have a tropical or temperate climate, there is no difference between installing ceramic or porcelain.
Ceramic, like porcelain, is very easy to maintain. Our products only need water and some degreasing product.
The vast majority of porcelain, as well as materials such as marble or granite, can stain contact with acid or chlorine-based products. It is very important to pay attention to what time to clean. Dilute the product in water, do not use metallic caps and checking the package labels is essential to avoid not only stains, but also wear and tear.
Porcelain has a very low water absorption, which makes it an excellent resistance material in different situations. In a kitchen, in the case of temperature change, for example, this type of ceramic coating protective layers fresh from the fire ovens. The duration of porcelain is similar and in many cases even superior to natural materials, pulling below because of its cost-effectiveness.

Our Services

We are proud to manufacture and install all of our countertops without intermediaries, ensuring the best prices, the highest quality standards, and fast response times. We guarantee that you will have the ideal countertop: beautiful, durable and easy to maintain.

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Quartz
Quartz is a marriage of a natural mineral and modern technology and that is why these countertops are so resistant and durable.
Dekton Kelya
Porcelain
Porcelain looks like any other natural material you might want for your spaces without its maintenance issues or usage restrictions.
Scalea Blanco Leblon
Natural Stones
Granite and marble are hard and durable natural stone materials. It never needs to be replaced as it will retain its original appearance for a lifetime.