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  • Countertop Measuring Guide

    February 19, 2020

    Because QGC uses prefabricated slabs and does all required fabrications on-site we do rely on customer measurements for accurate quoting. Make sure to also bring in a variety of pictures of the area both to help us visualize, and so...

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    After a certain point construction jargon just becomes mental mush, which is not good when you’re having to make choices you’ll have to live with for years and spend lots of money on. What is thermofoil? What does melamine mean?...

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    What is Acacia?

    February 6, 2020

    Acacia is a beautiful hardwood which is increasingly popular due to its durability and spectacular patterning. It grows primarily in Australia and Southeast Asia, but there has been a push in many regions of Africa to cultivate a specific variation...

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    What is Laminate?

    February 5, 2020

    Laminate flooring is composed of three main parts: A protective coating over the top, the photographic or printed patterning, and the fiberboard backing that comprises the majority of the planks. QGC Laminate comes in ¾” think planks and some of...

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    What is LVP?

    February 5, 2020

    Here at QGC we directly import our own line of LVP flooring. But what is LVP, and why would you put it in your house? LVP stands for Luxury Vinyl Planking which is the wood-look version of sectional vinyl flooring....

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    Staying Safe Cleaning Up

    February 5, 2020

    Little known fact: the kitchen and bathroom are dangerous, dangerous places. You could slip and fall, slice your finger with your brand new chef's knife, fail to resist the cookies you baked on a whim, and there are so many...

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    Cabinet Trims

    February 1, 2020

    To continue our previous post on standard cabinet components, the following is a list of the nine most common cabinet trims and moldings:  Fillers - Fillers (also known as spacers) are painted or stained the same colour as the corresponding...

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    Cabinet Components:

    February 1, 2020

    When selecting your new cabinetry it’ll be important to understand what your potential cabinet installer is talking about, and to know how to ask questions about their construction. These are the main components of your average cabinet:      ...

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    Choosing Sink Size and Material:  Yet another decision that must be made when giving your kitchen a makeover is what kind of sink you’ll be putting in. We’ve already gone over the different formats that sinks come in (topmount, undermount,...

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    Types of Kitchen Sinks

    January 22, 2020

    What is the difference between Topmount and Undermount? Regular and Farmhouse/Apron? There are a lot of sink options out there and it can be confusing trying to choose between them in the stress and frenzy of a remodel. To help...

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