Frequently Asked Questions




What areas do we service?


  • Fairfield County, CT: Bethel, Bridgeport, Brookfield, Danbury, Darien, Easton, Georgetown, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, New Fairfield, Newtown, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Sandy Hook, Shelton, Sherman, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Weston, Westport, Wilton.


  • Greater Litchfield Hills County, CT: Barkhamsteed, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Canaan, Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Lakeville, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, New Milford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Roxbury, Salisbury, Sharon, Sherman, Southbury, Torrington, Warren, Washington, Winchester, Winstead, Woodbury.


  • Northern Westchester and Putnam County, NY: Armonk, Bedford, Bedford Hills, Brewster, Carmel. Chappaqua, Cross River, Croton Falls, Goldens Bridge, Katonah, Mahopac, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Patterson, Pleasantville, Pound Ridge, Purchase, Purdys, Putnam Valley, Somers, South Salem, Vista, Waccabuc, Yorktown Heights.



What do I have to do to maintain my countertops?

  • Solid Surface, and Engineered Stone (Quartz) are non porous and do not need maintenance.

  • Butcher Block should be oiled.



Can I put hot pots on my countertops?


  • All tops should be protected with a trivet or hot plate.



Can I cut on my countertops?


  • Always use a cutting board or you will ruin your knives.



What are the guarantees/warranties?


  • Countertops By Starian guarantees all of our work for 1 year.

  • Manufacturers warranty their products for 10 - 15 years depending on the product.



How long will I be without my countertop?


  • Most of the time we can template over existing tops. We remove old tops when we install the new tops.



Can I have an integral bowl and backsplash?


  • Solid surface tops can have a seamless bowl and back splash.

  • Quartz tops will have an under mounted bowl and a back splash that is attached with silicone.



Do you perform repairs?


  • We are Dupont certified to repair chips, cracks and seams.

  • We enlarge cook top cut outs as well as shorten cut outs in Solid Surface.

  • We can repair chips and nicks in Quartz.

  • We enlarge cook top cut out and stove spaces in Quartz.



Can you match or coordinate my tile color in solid surface?


  • Yes, we have a large variety of Corian colors in remnant pieces that can be used for sills, thresholds, wall caps, saddles and door jambs.


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