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Porcelain Shower Materials: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Porcelain Shower Materials: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know We use it daily, but when it comes to redesigning our homes, the shower is often sadly neglected. It waits, in the corner of the bathroom, for someone to swoop in and remodel it. With so many options to choose from, how do you know [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Porcelain Shower Materials: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

March Employee of the Month: Jessica Quitugua

Congratulations Jessica Quitugua for being our March 2017 Employee of the Month! Jessica has been with Capitol Granite since June of 2015 and has always exceeded her expectations. She endured the transition from our old job tracking system to our current enhanced job tracking system with little frustration. She always takes the initiative to problem [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Employee of the Month|Comments Off on March Employee of the Month: Jessica Quitugua

Get the Edge on Designing with Natural Stone

Get the Edge on Designing with Natural Stone Does anything compare to the beauty natural stone adds to a home? When we think about natural stone for a home – thoughts tend to wander towards more traditional uses such as kitchen and bathroom countertops, backsplashes and flooring. Whether it’s a traditional or super sleek [...]

By | January 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Get the Edge on Designing with Natural Stone

Granite or Quartz, Which One Makes A Better Countertop?

If you are looking to remodel your kitchen or bathroom, there's a lot to consider when making a decision about countertops. As much as you would just like to pick the one that looks the best, there are other factors that should influence your decision. The durability of the material, the maintenance, your lifestyle, and [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|News, Tips and Tricks|Comments Off on Granite or Quartz, Which One Makes A Better Countertop?

October Employee of the Month: Jason (Red) Boord

Capitol Granite is proud to announce Jason (Red) Boord as our October "Employee of the Month" again! Red started here 2 years ago on 3rd shift as a sawyer and proved himself to be more than just a saw guy. He runs multiple machines, is always on time and ready to work everyday. Always looking for something to do, [...]

By | October 10th, 2016|News|Comments Off on October Employee of the Month: Jason (Red) Boord

September Employee of the Month: Christy Carter

Capitol Granite is pleased to announce Christy Carter as our September "Employee of the Month". Christy joined our team as a receptionist and quickly advanced within the company. In her current roll Christy coordinates projects for HH Hunt orders, assists Leigh and Robin with other builders and fills in for retail associates as needed. Christy is a [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|Employee of the Month|Comments Off on September Employee of the Month: Christy Carter

August Employee of the Month: Jeff Smith

Capitol Granite is proud to announce Jeff Smith as our August "Employee of the Month". Jeff started with us in February of 2008 as an installer but has filled many roles in his eight-plus years of service. Everything from install to template to metal fabrication for recent shop upgrades. Jeff has proven to be a [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|Employee of the Month|Comments Off on August Employee of the Month: Jeff Smith

How to Clean, Sanitize, Seal and Maintain Natural Stone Countertops

Learn the proper do's and don'ts of Countertop cleaning! Stone countertops such as granite, quartz and marble are a great investment and with just a little care will remain beautiful for a lifetime. For decades, natural stone has been the most popular for modern kitchen countertops and even today, it continues to reign supreme. [...]

By | August 4th, 2016|FAQ, Tips and Tricks|Comments Off on How to Clean, Sanitize, Seal and Maintain Natural Stone Countertops

Do Your Granite Countertops Need Sealing? Try This One Simple Step

Does your granite countertop need to be sealed? To see whether your granite countertop needs to be sealed - follow this one simple step. Just leave a glass of iced water on the counter. After a few minutes check to see if the condensation forms a wet ring after wiping away excess water! If so, it's time [...]

By | August 4th, 2016|FAQ, Tips and Tricks|Comments Off on Do Your Granite Countertops Need Sealing? Try This One Simple Step

February Employee of the Month: Quentin Huggins

Capitol Granite is proud to announce Quentin Huggins as our February "Employee of the Month". While Quentin has only been a part of our Capitol team since October 2015, he has demonstrated his willingness to be a team player and help “move the needle“. When Quentin is waiting for parts to QA or is finished with the [...]

By | January 29th, 2016|Employee of the Month|Comments Off on February Employee of the Month: Quentin Huggins

January Employee of the Month: Scottie Martin

Capitol Granite is proud to announce Scottie Martin as our January "Employee of the Month". Aside from being a great templator, Scotty has jumped right into the mix when we needed help on implementation of our new in-office systems. And he continues to do so! Scottie listens to staff needs, helps solve problems, and communicates with senior management to centralize [...]

By | December 31st, 2015|Employee of the Month|Comments Off on January Employee of the Month: Scottie Martin

Thank you to our wonderful clients John and Kim

Thank you to our wonderful clients, John and Kim, for these delectable homemade treats. They were the talk of the company! Working with clients and knowing we make a positive impact on their daily lives is why we love what we do. Happy holidays to all our friends!

By | December 20th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Thank you to our wonderful clients John and Kim

December Employee of the Month: John Dominguez

Capitol Granite is proud to announce John Dominguez as our December "Employee of the Month". John has been a part of our Capitol Granite team since March 2010. John is talented in many areas of fabrication and has honed his skills as a Polisher over the years, making him our Lead Polisher. He trains our [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Employee of the Month|Comments Off on December Employee of the Month: John Dominguez

October Employee of the Month: Joey Mayeaux

It gives us great pleasure to announce Joey Mayeaux as our “Employee of the Month”.  Joey joined Capitol Granite a little over two years ago and brought with him his vast knowledge of the retail Big Box store.  Joey quickly learned our Capitol administrative processes and our commitment to Customer Service Excellence.  Joey is always willing [...]

By | October 30th, 2015|Employee of the Month|Comments Off on October Employee of the Month: Joey Mayeaux

Project Spotlight: Melita Kitchen Countertops

Our clients had a vision and we’re so proud to be a part of helping bring that to life. Check these pics out.  They went with a Sienna Bordeaux Granite with a Blanco undermount sink. To ensure its gorgeous looks for many years to come and keep maintenance low, it’s protected with an Invisablock 15-year [...]

By | October 30th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Project Spotlight: Melita Kitchen Countertops

September Employee of the Month: Melissa Sanchez

Capitol Granite is proud to announce that Melissa Sanchez is our September Employee of the Month. Since joining Capitol Granite less than a year ago, Melissa Sanchez has handled our Reception desk and all of her work obligations flawlessly. Her ability to multi-task in our fast paced business is truly an asset. From managing the Reception desk, to processing folders for our additional [...]

By | September 1st, 2015|News|Comments Off on September Employee of the Month: Melissa Sanchez

July Employee of the Month: Jim Sutton

We are proud to announce that Jim Sutton is our July Employee of the Month Jim continues to go above and beyond to get the job done. He has taken on all of our cabinet/remodel jobs - and doing a great job managing them! He is helping in all aspects of these projects from ensuring we meet [...]

By | July 10th, 2015|Employee of the Month|Comments Off on July Employee of the Month: Jim Sutton

Employee of the Month: Jason “Red” Boord

I am proud to announce Jason "Red" Boord as our June Employee of the Month Red came in on 3rd shift and quickly learned our process and how to operate our equipment. He was moved to 1st shift when we shut down 3rd shift operations. He did this with a smile on his face and proves himself [...]

By | June 3rd, 2015|Employee of the Month|Comments Off on Employee of the Month: Jason “Red” Boord

Employee of the Month: David Harris

I am proud to announce David Harris as Employee of the Month David has many talents , he started off as a installer, and being one of the few that could install solid surface. From installing he went to the solid surface shop to assist with Commercial projects.  From the Solid Surface shop  he came to [...]

By | May 3rd, 2015|Employee of the Month|Comments Off on Employee of the Month: David Harris

Employee of the Month: Josh Spain

Congratulations to Josh Spain, our April 2015 Employee of the Month! This month we would like to recognize installer Josh Spain. Josh has a great attitude and willingness to help guide and help any of his coworkers. He shows great strength in some of the most difficult job settings and never shies away from any challenge.  [...]

By | April 23rd, 2015|Employee of the Month|Comments Off on Employee of the Month: Josh Spain

It’s Included!

At Capitol Granite, we provide you with an honest, free quote that includes everything your project needs to be done the right way with the best result! Check out our "Compare us to the Rest" chart below to see what's included in our pricing!

By | August 14th, 2014|granite, Kitchens, News|Comments Off on It’s Included!

Grand Opening!

THIS PROMOTION HAS EXPIRED! Capitol Granite will have its grand opening for its Glen Allen showroom, located at 9663 West Broad Street, on Memorial Day weekend. In addition to special prices for granite countertops, customers can also enter for a chance to win a free vanity up to 61 inches in size, and three winners will [...]

By | May 23rd, 2014|granite, Kitchens, News|Comments Off on Grand Opening!

$999 Spring Special

PROMO HAS ENDED! Spring is here and Mother Nature is busy revitalizing our scenery with budding trees and blossoming flowers. But why should she have all the fun? Give yourself a change of scenery - let the pros at Capitol Granite give your kitchen or bath a fresh new look that will leave Mother Nature jealous! [...]

By | April 8th, 2014|Kitchens, News|Comments Off on $999 Spring Special

Capitol Granite selected as Premier Installer by Lowe’s

Capitol Granite wins award from Lowe's We are proud to have been selected as the Premier Installer for Region 1 by Lowe's for our performance last year. Rob Darden and Chuck Mulligan from Lowe's dropped by this morning to present the Premier Installer award. We were selected out of all countertop and cabinet contractors among [...]

By | May 24th, 2013|News, People|Comments Off on Capitol Granite selected as Premier Installer by Lowe’s

Capitol Collection: Tropical Brown Granite

Tropical Brown Granite in Richmond, VA Tropical Brown granite kitchen countertops are a warm and inviting addition to any kitchen. The rich, brown color can be played up for a dramatic effect or toned down for a comfortable, neutral look. Tropical Brown granite is a classic granite color for kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, bar countertops, [...]

By | April 29th, 2013|granite, News|Comments Off on Capitol Collection: Tropical Brown Granite

Capitol Collection: New Venetian Gold

Capitol Collection: New Venetian Gold New Venetian Gold is a lighter granite color featured in our Capitol Collection. Its neutral pallet is accented with black/grey veining and random garnet flecks. The neutral color is easy to work with whether you are refreshing your current kitchen or undergoing a total renovation. […]

By | February 25th, 2013|granite, Kitchens, News|Comments Off on Capitol Collection: New Venetian Gold

Job Showcase: Hampton Inn, Hopewell, VA

Job Showcase: Hampton Inn, Hopewell, VA Zodiaq Quartz in Cloud White The Hampton Inn in Hopewell, VA recently renovated their breakfast area with Zodiaq Quartz in Cloud White. The renovation includes a long counter for breakfast food, waterfall shelving along an interior wall wrapping around to a coffee bar, and a business center and front desk [...]

By | February 8th, 2013|Job Showcase, News|Comments Off on Job Showcase: Hampton Inn, Hopewell, VA

What does your dream kitchen look like?

Polished Kashmir White Granite and  Honed Absolute Black Kitchen Makeover Thinking about a new kitchen for the new year? While picking out the perfect color, consider using 2 colors for a chic, modern look. Add more dimension by varying the finish on the stones. Check out this kitchen featuring Absolute Black granite with a honed [...]

By | January 2nd, 2013|Kitchens|Comments Off on What does your dream kitchen look like?

Holiday Hours at Capitol Granite

We’ll be adjusting our showroom hours for the holidays over the next several days so we can bake cookies, spend time with our families, and empty the coal out of our stockings. We hope you’re enjoying a wonderful holiday season! […]

By | December 19th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Holiday Hours at Capitol Granite

Butcher Block: Countertops that will last for generations

Butcher block countertops add value and warmth to your kitchen.With proper care and maintenance, they’ll keep your kitchen looking great for generations. Simply sand and oil to renew the surface. There are 2 types of finishes available for butcher block countertops: Unfinished/oiled Sealed […]

By | July 26th, 2012|Kitchens|Comments Off on Butcher Block: Countertops that will last for generations

Paperstone Countertops FAQ, Paperstone Care & Maintenance:

FAQ – Facts & Information about PaperStone Countertops & PaperStone Surfaces: View our Paperstone Color Selection Here. What makes PaperStone® Countertops so earth-friendly? PaperStone® is a sustainable composite made from 100% post-consumer recycled paper and PetroFree™ non-petroleum based phenolic resins. PaperStone® is VOC-free, including formaldehyde, and emits no radon […]

By | January 24th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Paperstone Countertops FAQ, Paperstone Care & Maintenance:

Staron Solid Surface Countertops FAQ, Staron Solid Surface Countertop Information

FAQ – Facts about Staron Solid Surface Countertops and Vanity Tops: View all of Capitol Granite’s Staron Solid Surface Countertops Colors Here: Advantages of Staron Surfaces: Staron Solid Surfaces are Durable: Staron solid surfaces are made of an all-acrylic material, so they’re very durable and long lasting, especially when compared to laminate surfaces. If you […]

By | January 12th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Staron Solid Surface Countertops FAQ, Staron Solid Surface Countertop Information

Facts & Information about ECO by Cosentino Kitchen & Bathroom Countertops & Other Surfaces

FAQ – Facts about Eco by Cosentino Countertop Surfaces: What is ECO by Cosentino? ECO™ by Cosentino is a durable surface made of 75% recycled content composed of post-industrial or post-consumer materials and is bound by an environmentally friendly resin […]

By | January 4th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Facts & Information about ECO by Cosentino Kitchen & Bathroom Countertops & Other Surfaces

Zodiaq Quartz Countertops FAQ, Zodiaq Countertop Care & Maintenance Tips

FAQ – Facts about Zodiaq Quartz Countertop Surfaces: What are DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surfaces? DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surfaces bring the beauty of natural quartz together with DuPont technology to create a new and exciting possibilities. Because […]

By | December 29th, 2011|News|Comments Off on Zodiaq Quartz Countertops FAQ, Zodiaq Countertop Care & Maintenance Tips

LG Hausys HI-MACS® FAQ, LG HI-MACS Countertop Color Information

LG Hausys HI-MACS Project Gallery: HI-MACS Kitchen Countertops & Other HI-MACS Surfaces: Facts about LG Hausys HI-MACS Countertop Surfaces: LG Hausys Produces HI-MACS Countertops in the US: LG Hausys Surfaces Division produces HI-MACS® and Viatera® materials in their own cutting-edge Georgia manufacturing facilities. LG Hausys is the only producer in [...]

By | December 27th, 2011|News|Comments Off on LG Hausys HI-MACS® FAQ, LG HI-MACS Countertop Color Information

LG Hausys Viatera® Quartz Countertop FAQ, Color Information

LG Hausys Viatera Project Gallery: Viatera Countertops and Viatera Surfaces: FAQ – Facts about Viatera Quartz Countertops and Other Viatera Surfaces: Viatera Quartz Countertop Advantages: Please Contact Capitol Granite for any additional questions regarding Viatera Quartz. You can also view our Complete Viatera Countertop Color Collection Here. Stain-Resistance of Viatera® [...]

By | December 27th, 2011|News|Comments Off on LG Hausys Viatera® Quartz Countertop FAQ, Color Information

Dupont Corian Countertop FAQ, Corain Color Information

FAQ – Facts and Questions about Corian Countertops & Corian Surfaces: What is Corian? Corian is the brand name for a solid surfacing material created by DuPont that has earned trust and respect as a proven material […]

By | December 24th, 2011|News|Comments Off on Dupont Corian Countertop FAQ, Corain Color Information