Last Updated on January 22, 2020

It’s hard to miss it as the banner is splashed across our homepage, but it’s true! You can win a trip for 2 for ten days (TEN days!) to Italy by merely telling us what you love most about the products we’ve installed in your homes. We’re all ears (and eyes if you’re into the video message thing).

Everything is included from the flight out of North America, to the hotel that will house you and your partner, to the car that will ferry you around the rolling Italian countryside, through the heart of the Roman ruins, and past some of the finest wineries and granite fabricators on the planet.

We’re proud of the work that each and every one of our franchises performs. It all starts with the right materials and we’re happy to be using Trend Stone, Trend Glass, and Trend Mosaics for many of our installations. If you’ve had work done on your home by Granite Transformations, whether it be a new countertop, vanity, fireplace surround, bathtub, bar, backsplash, or shower let us know! We love to hear from happy customers who to this day love the gorgeous and durable combination that the Trend line provides.

So go ahead, enter the contest. It started on February 25 and ends September 16th, 2011. By simply creating a video or writing an essay about why you love your Granite Transformations kitchen or bathroom you could get a chance to enjoy Italy lavishly. Check the rules and guidelines before you enter. Have fun, and continue to enjoy those Granite Transformations home installations!

Last Updated on February 23, 2011

Picking the right kind of patio materials for your home is as important as choosing a bed for your bedroom (especially if you like sleeping under the stars). In the quest for the perfect house, you should always look for an enjoyable, cozy, and reliable patio that will compliment your surroundings.

With so many great patio materials to choose from, deciding on one or two of them can pose as a big dilemma. If you already have an idea on the specific layout you want, the budget you are willing to spend, and the needs you want to meet the patio of your dreams is just a few steps away.

During a sunny day, or when you feel like enjoying the night air while gazing up at the stars after a long day, very few things can beat the comfort of your own outdoor area. And to achieve the coziness, durability, and beauty you are looking for, choosing the right patio materials is, perhaps, the most important step of all. You also need to think about which patio materials will last longer and what kind of maintenance each type will need.

Your choices:

Last Updated on February 17, 2011

Last week’s granite bar post got us thinking: outdoor kitchens are a pretty nice deal if you can swing it. For every homeowner or homebuyer, outdoor entertaining is a must have in their households.And new trends in design are aiming precisely to open-air constructions of rooms that usually have an indoor concept, entering the kitchen. What most designers and homeowners around the world are discovering is that an outdoor kitchen can be both functional and attractive, not to say original.

“The outdoor kitchen is not an area looked at as a ‘work’ space, but it is a place to express hospitality and creativity – and to enjoy family and friends”, said Barbara B. Berry, sales associate with Downing-Frye Realty.

Last Updated on January 22, 2020

With people spending more time in their kitchens today, home makeover trends are paying extreme attention on transforming this room in the most enjoyable part of a house.

With this exciting journey ahead, you must keep in mind that granite countertops for your center island and wraparound breakfast bar deserve the most care in your remodeling plans. After all, these features play vital roles as the highlights of your kitchen.


Last Updated on January 7, 2020

A clean bathroom is no joke. It’s a real pity when we spend hours and hours cleaning the tiles and surfaces of the room and end up dealing with stains that are impossible to vanish.
Ironically, the place that people relates the most with cleanness is the one that gives us more trouble for its unpredictability, especially when we have guests over that can’t be blindfolded to stop them from seeing true chaos.

If you can relate to these situations, maybe it’s time to think about giving your bathroom a new and fresh makeover.


Last Updated on January 3, 2020

Worn-out bathtubs are not only unappealing but also can prove to be dangerous for you and your family. Germs and other micro-organisms often lurk in what appear to be the cleanest places in your house, such as bedrooms, kitchens and bathrooms, and only you hold the solution to this problem. Mold can pose a serious problem and making sure you don’t have to keep fighting it back time and time again is something worth looking into. It all starts with the surfaces, and which ones promote the growth and abundance of germs.


Last Updated on February 2, 2011

A kitchen can go centuries (well, maybe not that long, but pretty long) without being remodeled. Ask yourself, in what year your house was built – you might end up with shocker news. In many ways, your kitchen is the most important part of your house as the heart of your living situation. Think about it for a second. Where do you cook, eat and spend most of your time anyway?

If your kitchen is in need of a clean and improved look, don’t neglect it. Begin the kitchen remodeling with a first step: the cabinet makeover. The first impulse when considering a kitchen cabinet remodeling is to replace all of the old cabinets. But that idea can not only be expensive but also time consuming.