Before starting Capitol Granite and Marble in 2002, Paul Menninger was a woodworker who had spent time in the corporate world as a sales engineer and then sales manager. As a woodworker, he built furniture and cabinets and utilized those skills and techniques to flip houses.More >>
We here at Capitol Granite pride ourselves on not only providing our customers with the best product offerings, but with the best customer service as well. We are Accredited by the Marble Institute of America, and are the proud to have been selected "Fabricator of the Year" by Stone World Magazine. More >>
From natural stone to granite and countertops to bathrooms to Butcher Blocks, there's so much to choose from and think about when making such an important purchase. So, what is best for your budget, project, and maintenance?More >>
All three have a variety of features that lead to their appearance, functionality and maintenance characteristics. Depending on the balance that you wish to achieve between these three elements will lead to the answer to this question.More >>
Granite is an igneous rock that is formed deep within the mantle of the earth from molten lava. It is composed of elements of quartz, mica and feldspar in varying amounts. It is naturally hard, stain resistant and scorch resistant.More >>
In short, yes! It is necessary to put seams in your countertops for a variety of reasons such as the layout of your project relative to the size of the slab, the access to the jobsite and the work area, the ability to physically carry the material due to its weight, and the necessity to minimize waste in the fabrication process in order to deliver the product to you at a reasonable price.
We always recommend that you use a cutting board when using your countertop as a cutting surface. While cutting directly on your Silestone® or granite countertop probably won't leave scratches, it probably will dull your good cutlery blades.More >>