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Countertop FAQs

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Can you cut on a granite countertop?

Granite countertops are extremely tough, durable and in most cases can be used as a cutting surface without scratching the stone. However, repeated cutting on a granite counter top can dull knives and can damage the granite if it is not sealed properly.

Does granite stain, chip or scratch?

Granite is a very dense material and under normal conditions it is stain, chip and scratch resistant. Beveled edge options are recommended reduce the chance of chipping. Granite is a natural material and can stain. Avoid setting hot pans on your granite top and wipe up spills immediately to reduce the chance of stains.

How do I know if I need to seal my granite?

Test your granite at home to determine if it needs to be resealed. Sprinkle water on your counter tops, if the water soaks into the stone then you need to resealing your granite.

Can I set hot pans on a granite counter top?

Granite is ideal for kitchen use. Under normal conditions granite will not burn or discolor from heat. Granite is a non-flammable natural stone that will not be harmed by hot pots, pans or open flames. To avoid discoloring your granite, try not to place hot pans on the surface.

Can I set hot pans on quartz countertops?

Never set hot pans on Quartz. Quartz countertops are a durable but in many cases you will experience a discoloration from placing hot pots or pans on a quartz countertop.

What are your Showroom hours?

10 Day Kitchens is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can request additional hours by appointment. 10 Day Kitchens also offers in-home consultations with a designer based on your availability.

What areas do your installers cover?

10 Day Kitchens intalls and remodel kitchens across the Greater Capital Region

How much does a custom design estimate cost?

Your estimate is free, with no obligation. Your 10 Day Kitchens can meet you at your home or at our showroom.

Can we schedule an estimate?

To schedule an estimate, click here or call (518) 371-0433 or stop by our showroom. Estimates can be created within 24-48 hours and can include potential installation dates for your consideration.

What is the warranty on my cabinets?

Yes, the cabinets installed come with a limited manufacturer warranties. You will receive documentation at your install. All workmanship is also warrantied for 1 year after your kitchen installation is complete.

Are you NYS insured?

Yes, we are fully NYS insured and you may request a copy of our insurance certificates before your install.