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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The Versatility of Stone
We may need to change how we think about natural stoneMost of the time, when people think about natural stone, what comes to mind is building facades, countertops, shower surrounds, floors, and other “big” projects. That doesn’t necessarily have to be the case. Natural stone is great for smaller projects outside as well as inside.
Why is natural stone great for smaller outdoo... More
5 Common Stone Misconceptions
In all phases of life, different products come and go. Some are good, some are not. The one thing they all have in common is that every product, no matter what it is, has some sort of “misconception” or mistruth told about it. Carrots improve night vision, canned vegetables are not healthy, coffee stunts growth, etc. Stone is no different. There are plenty of misconceptions surrounding natural... More
Granite vs Porcelain for Countertops
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 became popular. Now, porcelain has entered the countertop market. Not as tile (although that is an option), but as full-size slabs for countertops. The question is: How does porcelain stack up against... More