Why Does Stone Feel Colder Than Its Surroundings? Ever wondered why your kitchen floor and countertops always feel cold, no matter how hot it is in the house? Well, as...Read more
Why Is My Floor Cracked At Regular Intervals?
Why Is My Floor Cracked At Regular Intervals? Oooh I do love fascinating physics questions like this! Yes, I did say ‘physics’ – but don’t fall asleep quite yet! The...Read more
What Does It Mean If Stone Is Honed?
What Does It Mean If Stone Is Honed? So many fancy terms…..! Granite, marble, or limestone that is honed has a matte or satin finish, rather than a high reflective...Read more
Can Granite Stain?
Can Granite Stain? Generally, no. But it’s not impossible or unheard of. How’s that for an irritatingly vague answer?! All stone is porous to some extent, but granite, as a...Read more
Is There A Difference Between Cement and Concrete?
Is There A Difference Between Cement and Concrete? Nerd alert! A pet peeve that really gets under my concrete-dusted skin is when people use the terms ‘concrete’ and ‘cement’ interchangeably....Read more