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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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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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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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How Versatile Is Granite?

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

Think granite is boring?  Granite is more than the sheets of rock on your counters.  Granite is a common type of igneous rock.  It’s made from magma that seeps up between other rock layers.  It takes millions of years for granite to form, and in turn, granite is a very durable material. The strength and durability of granite has made the rock desirable in many regards. Did you know? Mt. Rushmore

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Are Granite Countertops For You?

Posted on: July 22nd, 2014 by rocktops No Comments

What have you heard about granite? If you have a family that makes a lot of messes, you might think granite can’t stand up to the scratches, dents, stains, and strains you and your family can put your countertops through. Here are a few reasons we hear at Midwest Rock Tops from people regarding what they’ve heard about granite: Too absorbent Stains easily or permanently Granite looses its shine Granite

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Which Countertops Are Your Favorite?

Posted on: July 9th, 2014 by rocktops No Comments

What do you think of when you hear the word “countertops”? Maybe you love cooking.  Then, perhaps, you picture the time you spend in your kitchen preparing meals for yourself, for friends, and for family.  Cooking can be stress relief, a way to relax.  If that’s the case, you probably have a great deal of appreciation for your kitchen countertops.  The more cooking you do, the more durable

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