Why Is My Concrete Cracked Every Few Feet? Oooh I do love fascinating physics questions like this! Yes, I did say ‘physics’ – but don’t fall asleep quite yet! The...Read more
Honed Stone – What Is It?
Honed Stone – What Is It? So many fancy terms…..! Granite, marble, or limestone that is honed has a matte or satin finish, rather than a glossy, highly-reflective polish. One really...Read more
Can You Stain Granite?
Can You Stain Granite? 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...Read more
How Are Cement and Concrete Different?
How Are Cement and Concrete Different? Nerd alert! A pet peeve that really gets under my concrete-dusted skin is when people use the terms ‘concrete’ and ‘cement’ interchangeably. As in...Read more
Why Are There Holes In My Granite?
Why Are There Holes In My Granite? Granite has a crystalline structure (ooo, very Star Trek!) and so always has tiny pits. These are simply spaces or air pockets between...Read more