Quartzite vs Quartz
Quartzite and Quartz: These two words sound almost the same and there are some similarities between the two products, but they are definitely not the same thing. There are more differences than there are similarities. Let’s examine these two beautiful but different products.
What is quartzite?Quartzite is a 100% natural stone, created by Mother Nature and mined from the earth by men ... More
A Brief History of Stone Polishing
When was the first known stone polishing done?Stone polishing has been done since the beginning of civilization. Egyptian workers used sand and other rough materials to polish the surfaces of statues and monuments made of stone. This is the first time that polishing stone is known to have been done. Ancient Greeks and Romans also used this method. They used a variety of tools and materi... More
Staining vs Etching on Natural Stone
Staining vs Etching on Natural StoneSometimes, things may look the same, but in reality, they are 2 completely different things. This can sometimes be the case with staining and etching on natural stone. These 2 things are the most common issues that can damage your natural stone projects.
What is staining?Natural stone (with the possible exception of soapstone) is considere... More
How to Clean and Maintain a Stone Pool Deck
By Frederick M. Hueston Do you have a stone pool deck and are wondering how to maintain it? Do you need to seal it? How do you deal with stains? The following will give you guidance from a pro on what you need to do to keep your stone pool deck looking great.
Basic Stone Pool Deck MaintenanceTo maintain a stone pool deck, you should regularly:
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