New Granite Colors from Avanti Marble & Granite

Great news! We went on a buying trip to a new supplier and came home with over two dozen new slabs of granite! (Here are some pics of Lori shopping for colors.) While we are always bringing in new colors, November’s featured stones from Avanti have made us happier than usual because of great prices on…

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How To: Decorate Your Kitchen

 First of all, it’s your kitchen. By all means take advice on decorating (or else I wouldn’t need to write this), but what I aim to humbly show you in this blog is that you already have the knowledge necessary to decorate well. Here are a couple of suggestions to get you started. 1.Identify your…

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kitchen section with Petruzzo granite countertops

Is Your Kitchen Hurting Your Wallet & the Environment?

If you’re at all like us, you want your home to have as little impact upon the environment as possible. If you’re like everyone in the world, you don’t want throw away money. At least in the kitchen, these two desires go hand in hand. One the biggest issues in the kitchen is energy use….

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Compton & Renee’s Earth House

This week I got to go with Lori on a visit to a project in process. It’s always fun to see the actual result after hours of planning and imagining. This particular house was so neat, I had to share.Compton and Renee built their earth house 29 years ago, way before sustainable building and green…

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How to Deal With Bad Cabinets

One of the kitchen dilemmas I hear most often is the “my cabinets are ehh” problem.  Our customers want to upgrade to granite, but they don’t like their cabinets. As anyone who has remodeled a kitchen knows, cabinets are a big ticket item. So the question they ask me is, “Should we wait to get…

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The team at Granite Grannies

Why Does a Granite Company Need a Blog?

We at Granite Granniesare so excited about our new site! We’re getting the Grannies into this century, slowly but surely. So many people connect via the internet now. Home owners share ideas for projects on forums, research the reputations contracting specialists through search engines and exclusive sites like Angie’s List, and they often contact these…

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