(608) 442-ROCK (7625)

3225 Kingsley Way, Madison, WI  53713                              © 2013 Midwest Rock Tops All Rights Reserved

MANUFACTURERS OF KITCHEN COUNTERTOPS, DESKS,

VANITY TOPS, FIREPLACES, BAR TOPS, AND MUCH MORE

(608) 442-ROCK (7625)

A Heavenly Stone!

Posted on: February 24th, 2015 by rocktops No Comments

What is onyx? Onyx is a stone which historically has been used in art and jewelry. In the Second Dynasty in Egypt, they used onyx to make bowls and other pottery items. Onyx is also mentioned in the Bible a few times, including one of the stones foreseen in the foundation of the city of Heaven in the book of Revelation. On a more grounded note, onyx is a stone Midwest Rock Tops is familiar with. Are

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Don’t Lose Your Marbles!

Posted on: February 5th, 2015 by rocktops No Comments

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” –Michelangelo Have you been thinking about new countertops in your kitchen or bathroom? One of your options at Midwest Rock Tops is marble. Marble is often associated with beauty and art, including sculptures to the caliber of Michelangelo. Marble can be in many different colors:  white, gray, black, red, yellow, green, and pink

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Where Does Granite Come From?

Posted on: January 5th, 2015 by rocktops No Comments

Where does granite come from? Granite is a metamorphic rock that can come from all over the world. Metamorphic rocks are often found in areas that have many mountains. They’re made by heating up or the pushing together of the earth’s crust. So, what does that mean for taking care of your granite countertops? Granite is least affected by acids or alcohol as compared to other types of rock, and you

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What’s on your Christmas List?

Posted on: December 16th, 2014 by rocktops No Comments

We are in the season of giving (and receiving)! Are you having a hard time thinking of what you want or need for Christmas?  Why not go with something both beautiful, but also functional and practical? Granite countertops can be a great investment in your home, especially if you spend a lot of your time cooking.  Granite is a strong opponent to the blows from preparing all kinds of food. Love to

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Thank You!

Posted on: November 25th, 2014 by rocktops No Comments

In this season of thanks, we want to show our appreciation for you! We know that remodeling your home is probably higher on the stress list than you’d like, and you may or may not know very much about granite. Luckily, our team at Midwest Rock Tops has you covered. We are thankful to work with so many of you each and every day. You welcome us into your homes, and we do our very best to take every

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Holiday Preparations

Posted on: November 11th, 2014 by rocktops No Comments

Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? Hosting a holiday meal can be very time consuming, and sometimes, even stressful.  You have to think of everything you need to prepare for your friends and family to come over and share a meal together. What dishes will you serve? Hot? Cold? What ingredients will you need to buy for these dishes? Do you have enough food planned? How many people will come? Are

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Word Association

Posted on: October 24th, 2014 by rocktops No Comments

What do you think of when you think “granite”? Buildings… Walkways… Statues… Art… Beauty… Strength… Durability… Power… Countertops? Granite is a rock that has as many excellent qualities as it has uses.  Similarly, your home has as many excellent qualities as you have uses for it.  Your life is constantly changing and evolving.  You need

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A Stepping Stone For The Strong

Posted on: October 4th, 2014 by rocktops No Comments

“The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong” -Thomas Carlyle This quote says it all in regards to granite.  It is synonymous with strength and durability.  It is timeless.  You can depend on granite.  You can expect granite to hold its own against anything you throw at it.  And it’s beautiful. Would

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Can Your Countertops Keep Up With You?

Posted on: September 30th, 2014 by rocktops No Comments

Think of all of the counters in your home.  Bathroom, kitchen, possibly a family room or den. Now, think of all everything that touches your countertops.  Pots, pans, hot, cold, blades, potions, lotions, diapers, drinks… the list goes on and on.  You want countertops that will stand up to all of your daily wear and tear.  They shouldn’t only last a few years and begin to show stress, cracks,

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Our Philosophy Is Our Passion

Posted on: September 12th, 2014 by rocktops No Comments

A company is only as good as its philosophy. At Midwest Rock Tops, our passion is working in the Natural Stone industry.  We are not a company that will whirl in, install, and take off, leaving you confused with the process, the stone, and the price.  We love to share our passion!  It’s our goal to work with you and make sure you feel comfortable throughout the process.  If you have any questions

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