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October 31, 2022 Comments Off

Times change, trends change. In the recent past, laminate was the countertop of choice. Over time, that trend gave way to natural stone, like granite, soapstone, or marble. Then quartz came along and

October 7, 2022 Comments Off

[This article was originally published in October of 2018] Kitchen countertops, bathroom vanity tops, bar tops, and the like can be prone to staining because they are exposed to oily or dye-containing substances

July 28, 2022 Comments Off

Are cultured marble and real marble the same thing? Cultured marble and real marble sound the same, but they are two completely different things. Each one is created differently. They are fabricated differently,

June 29, 2022 Comments Off

Fissures vs Cracks Natural stone, granite, marble, quartzite, etc., is made by, well, nature. Man has nothing to do with it. We just quarry it, sell it, and put it where clients want

June 1, 2022 Comments Off

Countertop Caulking One of the biggest investments in a home is the kitchen. The right flooring, along with the paint, cabinets, appliances, and countertops can result in a hefty price tag. And yet,

April 28, 2022 Comments Off

Staining vs Etching Two very common discolorations that can happen to natural stone are staining and etching. While they may appear to be similar, they are really two completely different things. The restoration

April 8, 2022 Comments Off

Granite is a composite of magma and different kinds of minerals such as quartz, feldspar, amphiboles, and mica. The mineral mica is found in a lot of granite, and it is one of

March 10, 2022 Comments Off

We've all seen "SLIPPERY WHEN WET" signs posted at entry ways of industrial, commercial, and retail properties. Falls are completely avoidable, yet incredibly common. Sadly, they are the second leading cause of unintentional

February 2, 2022 Comments Off

The Appearance of Stone Can (and Can't) Be Altered Natural stone, a restorable surface material, is complex in comparison to restorable man-made materials, such as engineered stone, solid surfaces, and concrete. Unique as

December 30, 2021 Comments Off

THE SURPRISING USES OF MARBLE Ingestible Countertop Material? Most people are familiar with the idea that marble is used for countertops, floors, walls, statues, and decorative items. In the following article from Fred


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