Last Updated on January 30, 2019

The bathroom is the second most utilized and important room in your home. As with anything that is utilized so often, it will show its age with chipped or loose tiles, or water damage. Take this quick quiz to find out if it is time to call Granite and Trend Transformations to remodel your bathroom.

Does it look outdated? Yes _____      No ______

Go from “the look” of your grandparent’s bathroom, to sleek and modern







Do you need more counter space? Yes _____      No ______

Expand the vanity space, with a double sink, which adds extra storage space underneath.







Is the grout or caulk changing colors? Yes _____      No ______


Grout changes color due to ‘hard water’ and harsh cleaners. Put a shine on the bathroom tiles, without ever having to worry about grout again.




Do you have cracked tiles in the shower? Yes _____      No ______

Professional installers, plus an impeccable product will guarantee that you never see cracks over time.








Does the lighting seem dull? Yes _____      No ______



Bring light into your bathroom, with light colored tiles and countertops. With many beautiful options to choose from, your bathroom will soon become your favorite room in your home.







Are you tired of cleaning a shower curtain?        Yes _____      No ______

Glass doors are easier to clean, as well as add a sleek look to the shower overall










Is the paint peeling or do you have water damage on the ceiling of the shower?                 Yes _____      No ______

 Not only is water damage unsightly, but growing mold can be harmful to your family. That is one issue you will not experience with a bathroom remodel from Granite and Trend Transformations.









If you answered “yes” to at least 5 of these, then it’s time for you to call Granite and Trend Transformations for a bathroom makeover. Make an appointment with a design consultant to revamp your current surroundings to the bathroom of your dreams.







Last Updated on January 21, 2019

Now available in our Granite – Classic Series


This deep-hued granite color was originally created for a world-renowned Italian fashion house. This dark and mysterious granite features specs of Aventurine throughout, adding a striking shimmering effect to a classic Italian granite.




Now available in our Quartz – Natural Series

Warm White

Composed of all quartz, Warm White is a beautiful and eco-friendly engineered stone, perfect for your kitchen countertop, bathroom vanity top, shower, tub surround, or even floor. Our Warm White quartz countertop is sealed with our proprietary ingredient called ForeverSeal®, a polymer resin that ensures it is nonporous, and remains stain, scratch, and heat-resistant for years to come. The surface is easy to clean with a soapy sponge, and we guarantee it will stay beautiful for life with our warranty. Its fine grains are predominantly grey, white and beige, making it a perfect match for almost any décor.







Now available in our Classic Marble Collection


 Inspired by the marble quarried in Carrara, Italy, Arabescato features similar veining patterns of that city’s legendary Carrara marble.  It’s distinguished dusty greys and soft whites are made with recycled glass and quartz and mimic the traditional beauty of marble.  With Arabescato surfaces, your space will be transformed into an elegant setting that will be not only the envy of your friends and family, but will also increase the value of your home.




Now available in our Recycled Glass – Crystal Series

Blue Dream

Get lost in speckles of blue. Composed of recycled glass, porcelain, quartz and granite, Blue Dream is the perfect choice for your next remodeling project. A mix of white and blue blends well with light or dark interiors and will easily become a centerpiece of any kitchen or bathroom.








Now available in our Recycled Glass – Crystal Series

Night Blue

This beautiful blue blend of recycled glass and quartz will make Night Blue your “go to” choice when seeking a pattern that evokes serenity and calm. Its brilliant glass reflections are reminiscent of twinkling stars in a clear, night sky. You can also rest easy in the knowledge that it is non-porous, stain, scratch and heat resistant, all thanks to our proprietary ForeverSeal® protection.







Now available in our Recycled Glass – Crystal Series

Bianco Spizzio

Stone and glass combine to create an off-white and subtly-patterned expression of clean style in Bianco Spizzio. You’ll love our unique ForeverSeal ® polymer resin protectant that keeps it non-porous, heat, stain and scratch-resistant. Bring modern, Italian-inspired elegance to any kitchen or bathroom renovation project by having our design consultants pair it with our beautiful glass mosaics.








Now available in our Recycled Glass – Crystal Series

Venus Grey

Composed of recycled glass and quartz, Venus Grey is protected with our unique ForeverSeal® polymer resin making it non-porous, stain, scratch and heat resistant. Its variety of dappled, medium gray tones creates the stately look of a fine, even-grained stone – imparting a classic look to any kitchen or bathroom renovation project. Ask our design consultants about pairing it with one of our elegant glass mosaics.







Now available in our Recycled Glass – Crystal Series

Sierra Nevada

Bright, white and lightly patterned, Sierra Nevada sits high atop any designer’s short list of easy-to-match styles. Let it be the foundation of an oh-so-tasteful kitchen or bathroom renovation that can combine with virtually any other elements including our stunning glass mosaics. Enjoy it worry-free with our ForeverSeal® protection that makes it non-porous, heat, stain and scratch-resistant.





New to our Mosaics line… Fine Lines

 Fine Lines is a collection of stone and ceramic linear blends…

Create a luxurious space, with these contemporary mosaic blends. Available in comforting light and dramatic dark shades, our Fine Lines Collection can stand the test of time and age gracefully, giving you effortless style for years to come. These gorgeous stone and ceramic blends are perfect for walls or flooring and the mosaics can be laid vertically or horizontally. The dramatic, interlocking brick-shape mosaic tiles are perfectly suited for Zen, Modern, or Spa inspired spaces.


Florence – A linear mosaic mix of ceramic, crackled ceramic and polished marble. Varying sizes and beige tones make this mix the perfect complement to any decor.








Linosa –  This ceramic and stone blend is a designer’s dream in warm white tones. Crackled ceramic and glossy pieces mixed with white polished marble give Linosa its unique look.









Sardinia – Slate and jewel tones make this mix rustic yet elegant. Glossy and crackled ceramic in a linear design with a beautiful honed slate make Sardinia stand out.







Lipari Beige –  This larger, linear mosaic features three types of polished stone in neutral tones. Thassos, wooden gray, and Athens gray marble all add a nice designers touch to any space.








Lipari Grey – Polished marble in trendy selections of gray tones with Thassos create this beautiful linear mosaic. Multiple sizes create an unprecedented and elegant look for any design project.







No matter what color scheme you have in mind for your kitchen or bath, the design consultants at Granite and Trend Transformations, will assist you in designing a space that you will fall in love with.

Contact your local Granite or Trend Transformations store today for an in-home consultation.

Last Updated on April 12, 2022


The term “home remodeling” inspires two opposing feelings: pride and fear. Homeowners can imagine – and take pride in – how nice a room would look after a remodel. This is followed by the growing fear of realizing the cost of a renovation, as well as the time and inconvenience. For the long-term scheme, however, homeowners investing in a home renovation project now will likely benefit financially later on.


You and your home

Something to think about: The home is in many ways the extension of the person or family who own it: People take care of their health in order to function, and groom and dress appropriately for the purpose of being presentable. Similarly, proper care and upkeep of a home will generally maintain its overall functionality and appearance. But as attentive as homeowners are to where they live, changes will inevitably need to be made, whether from necessity or the desire to have something new and fresh.

Value of a remodel

As mentioned, any change requiring money can be intimidating. Let’s first examine the benefits of investing in a home renovation, as this may lessen the feeling of intimidation. Consider also starting with one of two rooms to renovate; specifically, the kitchen or bathroom. Julia Dellitt, writing for Forbes, observed that of all home renovation projects, the value of a kitchen or bathroom remodel yields the greatest return on investment, as these rooms are considered to have the greatest impact on resale value. Additionally, professional appraisers will check these rooms first when scouting homes for buyers. In short, if you’re going to spend money investing in a home renovation, zero in on the kitchen and/or bathroom before anywhere else in the house.


How much of a return on investment would there be for a kitchen or bathroom remodel?

When a home is either bought or sold, there are many factors which determine the cost of the transaction, but it is a safe bet that  the value of a kitchen or bathroom remodel ultimately brings more money to the seller. Kathy McCleary pointed out on HGTV that renovations of either room can yield a return of more than 100 percent of the cost of the project. A kitchen remodel for a home in Baltimore, MD, for example, earned back 182 percent of its cost at resale. And bathroom remodels can earn triple-digit returns in some states. These are the rooms which get the most “traffic,” so they can be considered genuine selling points when the time comes for a home to be sold.


Yes, the decision of putting the money and time into a kitchen or bathroom remodel is one that deserves a lot of thought and consideration. The long-term benefits may not be visible at first, but it’s worth noting these projects are much easier to carry out. Just ask the professionals at Granite and Trend Transformations, where kitchen and bathroom remodels are designed and installed in less time and with little-to-no demolition. So, get inspired by your remodel dreams, not intimidated.





Last Updated on January 11, 2019

The holiday season of 2018 has come and gone. You either have, or will eventually, begin the task of post-holiday cleanup. All assorted ornaments and trimmings are taken down and packed away till next season and you more or less get your home back in order. Let this cleaning and reorganizing serve as inspiration for other home improvements – whether big or small – for you to undertake in the new year. In fact, we at Granite and Trend Transformations suggest you think of these projects as New Year’s resolutions which will benefit not only your home, but you and your family as well.


Resolution 1: To de-clutter means to de-stress.

After you’ve put away your holiday decorations, use this momentum to get rid of anything that you no longer use. Old clothes and toys your kids no longer play with can be donated to charity. Books, CDs and videos may find new interest at your local library. In short, if some items in your home are only taking up space and collecting dust,  they no longer serve a purpose. Once you’ve accomplished this, not only will there be more free space in your home, but you will feel freer and happier.

Resolution 2: Energize your home through energy conservation.

It can be taken for granted, but whether you realize it, major home resources – which include electricity, water, and heating – might be going to waste. Be mindful of turning off light switches when leaving a room and use energy-efficient light bulbs. Run the dishwasher when it is full, and at night. And make sure the ductwork for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are properly sealed and insulated. You will save energy and money, and even your health, as our next resolution explains…


Resolution 3: Cleaner and purer indoor air.

The EPA reports the quality of the indoor air as a major health concern; especially during the winter season. With doors and windows closed more often at this time of year, dust, mold spores, pollen and viruses have greater chance of spreading. As listed above, fix and maintain ductwork for HVAC systems. Additionally, purchase a portable air cleaner to improve indoor air quality. Have a fireplace? Avoid pressed wood and only burn real firewood. If you are painting a room in your home, select paint with low volatile organic compounds (VOC). And for more safety tips…


Resolution 4: Home safety, today and always.

No price can be put on keeping you and your family safe, so clear-cut tasks and procedures for safety in the home should be planned and practiced. Make sure the fire and carbon monoxide detectors are in working order and remember to replace their batteries once a year. Also, make it a point to have your home checked for radon. Radon is a radioactive, colorless, odorless gas which, if not checked for, can cause lung cancer. Granite Transformations products are all certified radon-safe. Easy-to-use radon detecting devices can be purchased from your local hardware store for under $200. As stated, no price can be put on safety.


Resolution 5: Make that home renovation project a reality.

Now for a resolution where we can truly offer insight and experience. When people think of the word “renovation,” the number of dollar signs that appear in their imaginations might intimidate them from going past the consideration phase. Get proactive this year by starting a budget where you can save money for a renovation project. The general rule to follow is to reserve one percent-to-three percent of your home’s initial purchase price for yearly maintenance and upkeep.

Everyone here at Granite and Trend Transformations wish you a happy and healthy new year, which, by following the five resolutions above, can be more of a reality for you and your family.