Countertops Articles Archive


2015 Countertops & Architectural Surfaces Buyers Guide


Volume 7, Issue 4 – Q4 2014

Solid Surface on Display: Mobile Showroom Highlights Material Capabilities

Tips for Improving Your Hiring Process

Router Bits Designed for Solid Surface Sinks

The Top Factor to Boosting Sales

Selecting the Right Tooling for the Job

Managment Matters: Quartz Surfaces Are Trendinig Up


2014 Countertops & Architectural Surfaces Buyers Guide


Volume 7, Issue 3 – Q3 2014

Backlighting Translucent Surfaces

Avoiding Pitfalls with Heated Countertops

Induction Charging in Smart Kitchens

5 Ways to Leverage Technology to Increase Profits

Simplify to Multiply Sales

Management Matters: The Unlimited Design Potential of Solid Surface


Volume 7, Issue 2 – Q2 2014

A Showroom That Doesn’t Fall Flat

Give Met $200 and I’ll Give You $2,000

Equipment Minded? Mind These Rules

Tipping the Scale of the Sale

Fabricator Profile: Lincoln Laminating

Management Matters: The Importance of the Cove Backsplash in Solid Surface and How to Fabricate It


Volume 7, Issue 1 – Q1 2014

Advanced Stone Marketing Strategies for Those Who Want More Profits

Growth – The Double-edged Sword

Fabricator Profile: Surface Link

Set up to Succeed: Transitioning leadership in a family-owned business

Management Matters: Selling Solid Surface as a Kitchen Countertop


Volume 6, Issue 4 – Q4 2013

Staying ahead of the Curve: New York office building features monolithic design

Promises, Promises (and How to Keep Them)

How to Create Marketing and Sales Systems for Highly Profitable Stone Companies

Battling Germs with Surfacing Material

Top 10 Tips, Tools & Techniques for Making Sales Now


2013 Countertops & Architectural Surfaces Buyers’ Guide


Volume 6, Issue 3 – Q3 2013

Unique Angles: Radisson Blu Hotel at the Mall of America features one-of-a-kind surfacing project

Capitalizing on Recycled Glass-based Materials

Small Sales Changes Can Equal Big Profits

A Look at the History of Engineered Stone

Management Matters: Solid Surface Fabricators Should Stop Waiting for the Phone to Ring


Volume 6, Issue 2 - Q2 2013

Job Jacket: Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel 

Using Showrooms to Boost Countertop Sales

Management Matters: Social Media is Here to Stay

Concrete Countertop Mix Designs Simplified

Building a Safety Program for Your Business


Volume 6, Issue 1 – Q1 2013

5 Keys to Adapting to the New Economy

Considerations for Making Concrete Countertops in Cold Weather

Management Matters: You Need a Safe Shop

Stunning Kitchen Transformations


Volume 5, Issue 4 – Q4 2012

A Surface Fit for a King: CREA Diffusion Installs Solid Surface in the Palace of Versailles

Management Matters: Answering Architects Frequently Asked Questions about Solid Surface

Inbound Marketing and Why it’s Important to the Countertop Fabricator

Five Tips for a Successful Fabricator Blog

Fabricator Profile: KB Surfaces

Solid Surface in Russia


2012 Countertops & Architectural Surfaces Buyers’ Guide – Q3 2012


Volume 5, Issue 2 – Q2 2012

Zinc Surfacing Plays Critical Role in Restaurant Design: Mio Metals expounds on the choice of zinc as a countertop material

Copper Tops: Copper as a Countertop Material

Taking Green Up the Chain: DuPont achieves zero landfill status in Building Innovations business

Writing the Killer Sales Plan: Sales planning could be your ticket to success

Fabricator Profile: A look at The Countertop Shop in Holland, Ohio

Compact Grade Panels: Could this be the next new thing in laminate?

Shop Management Matters: Solid Surface and Millwork