Capitol Granite

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About Capitol Granite

Capitol Granite is a Custom Fabricator and Installer of Granite, Marble, Quartz, Cambria, Butcher Butcher Block, Solid Surfaces, and Green/Recycled Countertops & many other surfaces. Located in Richmond VA. Our Google+ Profile

October Employee of the Month: Justin Peebles

By | 2017-10-09T15:09:06+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Employee of the Month, News, Tips and Tricks|

Congratulations to our Employee of the Month for October – Justin Peebles! Justin has been with the company nearly 10 years and has always risen to any challenge thrown his way. He started with us in the granite shop on the fusion and the saw. He then moved over to solid surface. Justin has a [...]

Quartzite: Nature’s Answer to Beauty and Endurance

By | 2017-09-29T09:21:28+00:00 September 29th, 2017|News, Tips and Tricks|

You've often heard of sandstone but did you ever connect it with Quartzite? That's what Quartzite was originally known as. Rightly so since Quartzite begins with sand grains, which closely adhere to each other to form sandstone. Compressed and buried between layers of rocks, the sandstone is subjected to extreme heat and pressure. It’s composed [...]

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September Employee of the Month: Steve Richardson

By | 2017-09-06T08:22:06+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Employee of the Month|

Congratulations to our September 2017 Employee of the Month – Steve Richardson! Steve started in April as a Velocity operator in second shift. Right off the bat, his great work ethic was apparent to all. He’s a wiz who quickly masters anything asked of him, who multi-tasks and prioritizes like no one else. In addition [...]

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How to Choose a Kitchen Backsplash that Makes You Go “WOW”

By | 2017-08-31T15:56:14+00:00 August 31st, 2017|News, Tips and Tricks|

Once purely a functional part of the kitchen, the countertop backsplash has become an integral part of a kitchen’s aesthetic design. In fact, a backsplash is currently required by code in all counties of Virginia. The idea behind the backsplash - found mainly behind your kitchen sink and other potentially wet areas, sitting on top [...]

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August Employee of the Month: Carol Artz

By | 2017-08-09T15:58:28+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Employee of the Month|

Congratulations Carol Artz – our August 2017 Employee of the Month! Carol joined us in November of 2015 not knowing anything about stone. She started in reception and within months (due to her eagerness to learn and grow within the company) was transferred to sales. Carol continually exceeds expectations and is now one of the [...]

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Let’s get cooking! Tips for choosing the best stove and oven for your kitchen

By | 2017-08-02T09:42:03+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|News, Tips and Tricks|

Tips for choosing the best stove and oven for your kitchen The myriad of kitchen appliance styles and choices can seem overwhelming. When shopping for a stove, which one is right for you? Which are more popular? Are the features of higher priced models worth the cost? Before you throw your hands up in [...]

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New Countertop? Time to dress it up.

By | 2017-07-11T12:55:01+00:00 July 11th, 2017|News, Tips and Tricks|

Ah, the satisfaction of having a new kitchen countertop installed. It’s smooth, clean surfaces beckons you to start cooking. Nothing beats a beautiful countertop, but have you ever thought about the accessories to complement and make everyday tasks simpler? There are many types of add-ons and add-ins, plus accessories that you can integrate into your [...]

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5 Tips to Mastering Today’s Kitchen Trends

By | 2017-05-03T12:52:46+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|News, Tips and Tricks|

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home. It needs to be functional, aesthetically pleasing, but most importantly tough enough to stand up to a variety of daily uses. If you build your own home, you have the unique opportunity of designing your kitchen from the ground up. Or maybe [...]

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Porcelain Shower Materials: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

By | 2017-04-03T13:10:56+00:00 March 13th, 2017|News, Tips and Tricks|

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 [...]

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March Employee of the Month: Jessica Quitugua

By | 2017-03-07T12:32:18+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Employee of the Month|

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 [...]

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Get the Edge on Designing with Natural Stone

By | 2017-08-02T09:43:51+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|News|

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 [...]

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Granite or Quartz, Which One Makes A Better Countertop?

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:37+00:00 October 21st, 2016|News, Tips and Tricks|

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 [...]

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October Employee of the Month: Jason (Red) Boord

By | 2016-10-10T09:16:43+00:00 October 10th, 2016|News|

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, [...]

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September Employee of the Month: Christy Carter

By | 2016-09-12T15:10:38+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Employee of the Month|

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 [...]

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August Employee of the Month: Jeff Smith

By | 2016-08-26T11:26:38+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Employee of the Month|

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 [...]

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

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:37+00:00 August 4th, 2016|FAQ, Tips and Tricks|

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. [...]

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

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:37+00:00 August 4th, 2016|FAQ, Tips and Tricks|

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 [...]

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February Employee of the Month: Quentin Huggins

By | 2016-01-29T15:24:48+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Employee of the Month|

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 [...]

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January Employee of the Month: Scottie Martin

By | 2015-12-31T08:26:21+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Employee of the Month|

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 [...]

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Thank you to our wonderful clients John and Kim

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:37+00:00 December 20th, 2015|News|

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!

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December Employee of the Month: John Dominguez

By | 2015-12-10T06:42:12+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Employee of the Month|

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 [...]

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October Employee of the Month: Joey Mayeaux

By | 2015-10-30T15:26:59+00:00 October 30th, 2015|Employee of the Month|

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 [...]

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Project Spotlight: Melita Kitchen Countertops

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:37+00:00 October 30th, 2015|News|

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 [...]

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September Employee of the Month: Melissa Sanchez

By | 2015-09-01T16:55:56+00:00 September 1st, 2015|News|

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 [...]

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July Employee of the Month: Jim Sutton

By | 2015-07-10T12:09:19+00:00 July 10th, 2015|Employee of the Month|

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 [...]

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Employee of the Month: Jason “Red” Boord

By | 2015-06-03T16:29:44+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Employee of the Month|

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 [...]

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Employee of the Month: David Harris

By | 2015-05-03T13:53:45+00:00 May 3rd, 2015|Employee of the Month|

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 [...]

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Employee of the Month: Josh Spain

By | 2015-04-23T15:34:53+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|Employee of the Month|

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.  [...]

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It’s Included!

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:38+00:00 August 14th, 2014|granite, Kitchens, News|

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!

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Grand Opening!

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:38+00:00 May 23rd, 2014|granite, Kitchens, News|

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 [...]

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$999 Spring Special

By | 2016-04-14T11:03:48+00:00 April 8th, 2014|Kitchens, News|

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! [...]

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Capitol Granite selected as Premier Installer by Lowe’s

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:38+00:00 May 24th, 2013|News, People|

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 [...]

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Capitol Collection: Tropical Brown Granite

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:38+00:00 April 29th, 2013|granite, News|

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, [...]

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Capitol Collection: New Venetian Gold

By | 2017-05-11T10:12:51+00:00 February 25th, 2013|granite, Kitchens, News|

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. […]

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Job Showcase: Hampton Inn, Hopewell, VA

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:38+00:00 February 8th, 2013|Job Showcase, News|

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 [...]

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What does your dream kitchen look like?

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:38+00:00 January 2nd, 2013|Kitchens|

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 [...]

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Holiday Hours at Capitol Granite

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:38+00:00 December 19th, 2012|News|

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! […]

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Butcher Block: Countertops that will last for generations

By | 2017-03-06T17:31:38+00:00 July 26th, 2012|Kitchens|

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 […]

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