Cleaning Granite Countertops Safely

Cleaning Granite Countertops Safely

Today Susan writes: Dear Diva, A friend of mine just told me I could use regular Pledge on my granite countertops. Is this true? I’ve used Pledge on my wooden surfaces but it just doesn’t seem like the thing to use on granite. Please help, I’m confused! Cleaning granite countertops safely is what I’m after … Read more

Alternatives To Granite Countertops

Alternatives To Granite Countertops

Today Sally writes: Dear Diva, I really want a solid surface countertop but I hate granite. I want something more unique in my kitchen, something that I won’t find in my friends houses.  What are the alternatives to granite countertops? Please help! Granite has definitely become the standard that all kitchens strive for.  So I … Read more

How To Choose Granite Colors?

How To Choose Granite Colors?

Today a reader asks: I am remodeling a small kitchen (12×10). I have installed: stainless steel appliances, Diamond Kitchen Cabinets in Cherry Harvest finish, and Alloc – Japanese Cherry hardwood flooring. I am having a difficult time selecting a granite countertop color? I cannot decide whether to go light or dark? Can tell me how to … Read more