Arch City Grantie and Marble serves the St. Louis and St. Charles counties, including the Metro east area including Edwardsville and Collinsville, Swansea, Columbia, Waterloo etc., and Alton and other parts of southern Illinois. Their website includes a comprehensive guide to ins and outs and the benefits of switching to a granite countertop. Find the answer to almost any question you may have related to granite countertops.
SolidSurface.com offers the "do it yourself" (DIY) and the general public the opportunity to buy full and partial solid surface sheets without having to be a certified fabricator or installer. SolidSurface.com also offers pre-made bathroom vanity counters, shower wall surrounds, sinks, and adhesives. Products offered are from leading manufacturers in the solid surface industry (including DuPont Corian, Avonite, LG HI-MACS, Wilsonart Gibraltar, Samsung Staron, Formica, Mystera, Karran, Integra Adhesives, etc)
BATH WIZARD is an all-in-one repair kit for cosmetic defects in cultured marble sinks and countertops, tubs, spas and more. The product is easy to use, can match virtually any color or texture and is suitable for indoor or outdoor use!
If you want to build your own concrete countertop, do it right the first time! Find the best instructional materials and products at Cheng Concrete Exchange! Better than mixing "from scratch", their new all-in-one concrete mix has been designed to give more vibrant colors and more consistent results for both interior and exterior projects. They also have a new sealer that has been designed from the ground up for top notch decorative concrete work. Pros and amateurs alike can benefit from their wisdom!
Corian is one of the most well known "solid surface" countertop products. Dupont, manufacturer of Corian, has established a nice site with good basic information on this durable manmade product. INCLUDES SOME LIMITED REPAIR INFORMATION, TOO!!
DO IT YOURSELF GRANITE is the place to shop online for reasonably-priced granite countertops, backsplashes and tile. Check out the best prices plus loads on information on granite installation and maintenance!
If you are interested in what your plastic laminate countertop is made from, how to maintain it, and other interesting but important trivia, click on the LAMINATES link! That link will take you to the REXCEL de Mexico home page... virtual laminate world!! Rexcel is the largest producer of decorative high and low pressure laminates in Mexico where it is marketed under its Wilsonart trademark.