Residents of Kirkwood, Missouri love their town and it shows by the number of residents involved in community matters and working together to create a harmonious place to live. The down-home charm is appreciated by visitors and Kirkwood’s vibrant small business community creates an enjoyable place to shop, eat and relax.
Kirkwood’s commitment to education has not gone unnoticed with nationally recognized schools and a high percentage of educators with advanced degrees. Kirkwood is truly a city devoted to excellence and when it comes to that level of commitment in your home, it means you only want the best. Upgrading your countertops to “the best” means swapping your old countertops for beautiful, natural stone which includes granite, quartz, marble, soapstone, travertine and more.
Stone countertops in Kirkwood give your home a feeling of grandeur and luxury that you cannot get from synthetic countertop materials. Stone countertops are one of the finer things in life and if it’s in your budget to upgrade, why not? You wouldn’t settle for an aluminum wedding ring so why settle for synthetic countertops? It’s time to stop by your Kirkwood stone supplier, Arch City Granite, and check out the incredible options for budgets of all sizes.
Endless colors, styles and looks to choose from
When it comes to stone countertops, the possibilities are vast. Your selection of countertop types may even feel overwhelming at first. Educating yourself on the different types of countertops will help you determine your preference based on your needs, lifestyle and taste. We can help you select the specific type of countertop that works for you. As you explore our showroom, we will answer your questions and give you honest and accurate information about the types of stone available.
Granite slabs are cut out of quarries and polished to a fine sheen. Each piece is unique and there are many different colors to match all cabinet styles. Granite is incredibly durable as it was formed under extreme circumstances in nature. It is an igneous rock and forms during when magma is trapped by other rocks deep in the earth’s crust. As it slowly cools, large crystals form, many of these are visible in the granite slabs. This fascinating part of nature is then quarried, polished and cut to become veritable artwork in your kitchen. Though granite is porous and needs to be sealed, it is heat and scratch resistant, a huge plus especially when it comes to raising children who can be hard on things. When taken care of, cleaned and sealed properly, your granite countertops will look fabulous for decades.
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Quartz countertops, also known as engineered stone, was invented in Italy in 1963. They were popular in Italy and throughout Europe during that era but it took a little time for Americans to accept and appreciate this beautiful stone as we were still trapped in the laminate countertop era. Quartz began gaining popularity in the 1990’s and is now one of the most popular and coveted choices for countertops among homeowners. It is made of 95% natural quartz material and held together by a strong resin that makes it completely non-porous and among the most durable countertop options. It is wildly popular when it comes to selecting countertops of unusual colors as it comes in a variety of options.
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Marble is one of the most attractive stone countertops in Kirkwood. Its natural elegance is appreciated by all and incredibly desired among bakers because marble countertops are naturally a cooler stone. Bakers who work with dough containing a high fat or butter content, love working on marble countertops because the surface stays cool allowing the dough to maintain its desired consistency. The world’s largest underground marble quarry is actually in Danby, Vermont which produces 4,000 square feet of marble per day. The veining in marble gives it the distinction everyone is familiar with and it is a gorgeous addition to any kitchen or bathroom.
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See a our endless selection at Arch City Granite
Don’t let the different varieties of granite, marble, soapstone, travertine and quartz intimidate you. Our staff is talented at helping you match the perfect slab to your kitchen and helping you select the countertop that fits your style. When you are ready to update your bathrooms, kitchen and other areas of your home, we are here to help you choose the best look for your budget. Come see us today!