Custom Granite Installation. Think Beyond the Countertop
Granite and solid stone surfaces have been used for years to bring a luxe appearance and durability to buildings. While classic, they are actually growing in popularity, with homeowners and commercial building owners across all price points wanting to use granite to add an expensive looking update to their buildings at surprisingly affordable prices. What is new are the ways that homeowners, architects, and builders are using granite in buildings. Looking through our portfolio, you can see some of the innovative ways that homeowner use granite and other solid stone surfaces to keep their homes current and on trend without veering from that classic and classy look that solid stone surfaces have.
Think outside the countertop
Granite has long been a staple in countertops, but where else can it add drama and high design to a home? In the kitchen, solid stone backsplashes behind stove tops can turn a plain wall into a work of art; see our portfolio designs to see how some owners have even used contrasting stone to highlight areas, while still retaining a classic design. Go beyond the traditional stone fireplace mantle and build and entire stone hearth; it becomes the focal point of a living room, adding an almost royal appearance to your living room. Why are these little touches so important? Our name says it all: Artisans*Craftsmen*Designers. We do not think of solid stone as just another building material; we believe that as designers, craftsmen, and artisans it is our job to bring out the elemental beauty in every piece of stone. ACD’s owner Cynthia Schomaker has more than 20 years as a designer in the stone industry and has assembled a crew of crew of artisans, craftsmen, and designers not only know what looks good and is on trend, but also how to use solid stone surfaces to achieve the look you want without sacrificing the durability or the function that you need.
Use the beauty of stone to create a serene living space outside.
One of our favorite things to work on is when customers use solid stone to help create living spaces outside. Whether you are crafting an entire outdoor kitchen from stones or simply having a custom table top designed for your favorite outdoor table, the durability and beauty of solid stone brings something special to your outdoor living space. Your patio transforms beyond a patio and becomes an extension of your home. While ACD is known primarily for granite, we work with granite, marble, travertine, onyx, limestone, basalt, quartzite, glass, and engineered stones to achieve the look you desire, and our designers and craftsmen can tell you what types of stone would work best with your project.
Contact ACD today with any questions you have about your custom granite or solid stone installation. We would be happy to help you with your designs, show you our inventory, and work with you to help you locate the stone you desire in order to get your dream look.