Entries by Seacoast Stone

Your Outdoor Kitchen Countertop – A Guide

Outdoor kitchens are more popular than ever, but designing an outdoor kitchen is not without its challenges. UV rays, freezing cold temperatures, extreme heat, strong winds and driving rains can take a toll on outdoor kitchen structures. Outdoor countertops must be capable of withstanding these harsh conditions without cracking, warping, fading or becoming otherwise damaged. Not all materials […]

Granite Vs. Marble: What to Know Before You Choose

Natural stone countertops are the most beautiful and functional part of any kitchen. Some feature dramatic swirls, others have charming speckles or long meandering veins. Natural stone comes in multiple types, each with its own qualities and characteristics. Two of the most common stone types are granite and marble. While these two stone types may seem similar, the differences are numerous. […]

Designing for Entertaining at Home – 10 Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

It’s fun to host fantastic parties, especially when you’ve got the right kitchen for the job. From new stone countertops to a built-in espresso maker, there are many features you can add to make your kitchen the perfect space for entertaining. Creating that space starts with choosing the right materials. Long-lasting, high-performing materials that easily withstand a lot […]

Quartz Brands For Countertops – A Breakdown

Nothing tops the beauty of natural stone – except, perhaps, quartz. Featuring the look and feel of marble, granite, and other stones found in nature, quartz is a product that improves upon nature’s design. Also known as engineered stone, quartz is made from a mixture of durable resin and natural crushed stone to create a […]

Additional Kitchen Interior Design Options To Consider

For many homeowners, designing and decorating a kitchen is an opportunity for self-expression. It’s important to choose a kitchen style you love. Recently, we posted Part I of an article outlining the various kitchen styles. There are so many ways that you can design a kitchen that we were only able to get through half of them […]

Stone Fireplaces – Stone Considerations

Stone has natural beauty and durability that’s perfectly well-suited for the fireplace. From the rugged, handsome appearance of granite to the smooth, classic elegance of marble, there’s just no material more appropriate and attractive on a fireplace. If you’re installing a stone fireplace in your home, start by choosing the right stone for your tastes. […]

Pairing Your Kitchen Countertops with the 2022 Color of the Year

There isn’t just one 2022 color of the year – there are many! Most paint manufacturers choose their own color of the year, as do businesses like Pantone, the company that created a standardized color matching system for printers and designers. This means that in any given year, consumers may see a rainbow of colors designated as […]

Pairing Kitchen Countertops, Backsplashes and Cabinets

5 Tips for Pairing Cabinets and Countertops Cabinets and countertops are the focal point of most kitchens. You could even say that well-paired countertops and cabinets are like art – they give the kitchen its character, beauty and aesthetic appeal. Finding the perfect combination of cabinets and countertops for your kitchen isn’t easy. Both fixtures […]

Bathroom Remodel Do’s and Don’ts

According to this 2022 Cost Vs. Value Report , the average cost for a bathroom remodel in New Hampshire is around $25,000, so you can imagine how important it is to get your bathroom remodel project right the first time. This list of do’s and don’ts includes tips that can help you find success in your bathroom […]