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Dan DiTomaso

Dan DiTomaso

Dan DiTomaso is the President of Stone Masters inc. Located in Kennett square PA 19348

Posted by on in Countertop Selection and Design

So you’re going through a spring cleaning phase. You want to make sure the entire house is clutter free and spotless. As you notice stains or cracks, or simply realize they will be difficult to maintain, it’s time to start thinking of an overhaul. Bring your vision to life and make your kitchen the most beautiful room in the house with natural stone.

With all the options and materials you can have for your countertops, the most challenging part of the transformation is choosing the stone or material. Look at your current design, the color of surrounding walls, and consider your budget. There’s never been a better time for a new counter with all the options you’re presented.

Now it’s time to start shopping. Do you want a natural stone with elegance, an eco-friendly stone that is sustainable, or one that offers little maintenance? Common options we see with homeowners transforming their kitchen starts with granite. Once seen only in high-end homes, granite has become the most popular natural stone material. If not granite, other fabrications include soapstone, slate, marble, and quartzite.

Are you looking for a particular color that complements your décor, or do you have your heart set on a pattern and texture that you find beautiful? With natural stone, you have plenty of options and directions, all transforming your kitchen. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular—and beautiful—materials.

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When you’re looking for natural stone countertops in West Chester, PA, there are a number of options to select. We are often asked questions regarding which products provide the most value and durability to the kitchen. Some of the most aesthetically pleasing materials are natural quartzite and man-made or engineered quartz. To help you understand the difference, we’ve compared these two materials to help make your decision easier.

Benefits of Quartz Countertops

Quartz is a fabricated and man-made material that is manufactured with a resin. Though it is man-made, quartz has proven time and time again to produce an exceptional countertop.

• Available in a wide range of colors

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Posted by on in Soapstone Countertops

Soapstone is a soft natural stone material that allows you to use readily available wood working tools. We often have to set aside extensive budgets in order to plan and execute a renovation of our kitchens. The problem is that the labor of installation accounts for a substantial portion of the total cost of your kitchen overhaul.

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Here are all the tools you’ll need for soapstone fabrication and ensuring the proper fit for your kitchen space:

·        Metal Files

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Posted by on in Countertop Selection and Design

As we welcome in a new year, we’re thinking of new projects that we’d like to complete by years end. Most of us have been thinking about upgrading the kitchen with a whole new design, including cabinets and countertops. As always, a new year means new trends when it comes to kitchen cabinets in West Chester, PA, and around the world.

No matter how much thought goes into the project, we always think about the end result and not the entire project. We have all these visions, but are they consistent with the layout of your kitchen? Can you picture an island kitchen counter? What about a shaker style or blend of colors?

Gray is beginning to trend upward as homeowners veer away from the traditional white and black. Let’s take a look at some styles and designs that are trending upward as we begin a new year.

Mix of Modern and Traditional: This is getting big for homeowners that can’t muster a breakup with the traditional style just yet. We want a space where we can feel at home, but also looks like a modern kitchen. You could have a marble or granite countertop complemented by wood cabinets. Cabinets can be a variety of colors, but we’re seeing the mix and match of modern stone and stainless steel counters with traditional styled cabinetry and designs.

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Posted by on in Granite Countertops

We spend most of our time at home in or around the kitchen. Scratching the countertop or placing a hot pan on the surface can cause damage as time goes on. When you’re thinking about the next home improvement project, you’re faced with an overwhelming decision. There are plenty of options, each with their own benefits and advantages. Granite countertops in West Chester, PA, can make the interior of your home stand out and result in a worthy investment for your remodeling project.

Form the countertop into any shape you would like. The natural stone offers a number of luxuries other than its beautiful appearance. Let granite transform your kitchen, and watch as it stands the test of time.

Unique. With the variety of granite slabs, you’ll be hard-pressed to find any two slabs that match. Patterns, colors, and amount of veins vary from one to the next. No matter the décor or color of the paint on your walls, there are slabs that complement all structures and colors in your home. Stand out from the rest by investing in a unique slab of granite for your new countertop material.

Low Maintenance. When we cook, clean, and prepare food on the top of the kitchen counter, the last thing we want to do is spend extra time cleaning the counter so it shines. The material of granite counters in your West Chester, PA, home are proven to be water and chemical resistant. Don’t worry about spills seeping into the countertop and causing damage.

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EXOTIC STONE SALE!

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25% off when bundled with 40 S.F. of Kitchen countertops.

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