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Are you a fan of the "juice of the grape"? Dudley Design certainly is (in moderation, of course)! Do any of these apply to you: Stashing your growing wine collection in available kitchen cabinets and under your wet bars is becoming a challenge. You've...read more
My Mom who lives here in Colorado Springs writes: "Son, why are you writing about soapstone and sandstone? Don't you know we all want to know what's best for countertops ... granite or quartz?" "And will you be coming over for dinner Sunday...read more
With my recent advise on less-often-used natural stone countertops, Dudley Design would be remiss in not mentioning one of my personal favorites ... slate! I'm a bit prejudiced, but I think all of the stone surfaces stocked here in Kitchen...read more
Betty from the Black Forest Subdivision in Colorado Springs asks a follow-up question: "Thanks for your quick response to my sandstone kitchen countertop question. In your reply, you mentioned 'soapstone'. Can you tell me a little bit about it as a...read more
Betty from the Black Forest Subdivision in Colorado Springs asks: "Your Countertop Replacements webpage shows a sandstone counter. It's gorgeous! The illustrated use seems to be a bar or dining counter. I'm wondering if sandstone is durable enough for...read more
Andy from Colorado Springs asks: "You installed my new black granite countertops last month. They look great and I get lots of compliments. My old cabinetry, which we didn't replace, barely gets noticed. Thanks!" "How should I best clean my new counters...read more
The polishing I'm discussing here gives your granite (or other stone countertop) an entirely new surface. It removes a small layer of granite; the layer that is dull, scratched and/or stained; to reveal fresh, smooth, gleaming stone beneath. How often...read more