Quartz vs. Granite: Which One Comes Out on Top?

Quartz vs. Granite: Which One Comes Out on Top?

So maybe you’re at that point in your renovation where you’re considering materials for the all-important countertop. You’re browsing places like Pinterest and Houzz and asking friends on Facebook and Twitter. You keep hearing about two popular surfacing materials: natural stone (which people typically refer to as granite) and quartz. Problem is, you’re not sure what the difference is. Don’t …

Innovative Teamwork Leads to Success on Residence Hall Project

Innovative Teamwork Leads to Success on Residence Hall Project

Innovative teamwork between Messer Construction Company and Tower Industries on a large, multi-phase residence hall project in Columbus, Ohio proved favorable after an unsettling start. The strategic actions of Messer and Tower generated a savings of nearly 30 percent on sleek solid surface showers and durable quartz vanity countertops throughout all phases of the project. Understanding …

Not All Solid Surface is the Same

Not All Solid Surface is the Same

For a bathroom or kitchen project, there are several factors to consider when it comes to selecting materials for countertops or showers. After evaluating elements surrounding budget, installation, design, durability, and long-term benefits, architects often reach the conclusion that solid surface solutions will meet the needs and expectations of most projects. But, not all solid …