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How to Be Your Own Stone Sleuth

How to Be Your Own Stone Sleuth

Learn how to test stone samples for hardness, acid resistance, and porosity. Kitchen designers, architects, fabricators, and restoration professionals can use diagnostic techniques to learn as much as they can about particular varieties of natural stone.

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Cleaning Natural Stone Surfaces

by | May 29, 2017 | Educate

While it’s true that natural stone is extremely durable and made to last, it is not indestructible. There is a chemistry to natural stone, and making mistakes can harm it. Protect your investment by avoiding these five common practices.

Kitchen Countertop Comparison Charts

by | Mar 17, 2017 | Educate

Compare and contrast features of the countertop surfaces available in today’s market. With so many possibilities to choose from, it’s hard to know which options you should consider. Think about your budget, your design taste and how your family will use your kitchen before making your decision.

A Definitive Guide to Quartzite

by | Jan 24, 2017 | Educate

Quartzite may be the most confusing natural stone out there. A quick internet search will reveal an unsettling disparity of information. Some people say it etches. Some say it doesn’t. Sometimes you hear it’s a hybrid between marble and granite.

How to Care For Your Granite Countertops

by  | Feb 26, 2018 | Educate

Granite has long been a favorite choice for countertops due to its beauty and ease of maintenance. Granite is a durable material, but like all surfaces, it does require regular maintenance. We sat down with several stone care experts to learn how best to care for granite countertops.

Singing the Praises of Natural Stone in the Shower

by   | Oct 4, 2016 | Inspire

Stone can be a good choice for the shower, but it does require special care and maintenance. As long as you are aware of how to care for and maintain it, it will look beautiful for years to come.

Getting to Know Your White Stones

by | Feb 23, 2017 | Educate

White kitchens and bathrooms are perpetually popular. While there are many white minerals, such as quartz, feldspar, and calcite, they don’t always assemble themselves into a perfectly white rock. Read more about your options in natural stone.

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Natural Stone Featured on Lifetime Network’s Designing Spaces

Natural Stone Featured on Lifetime Network’s Designing Spaces

Home renovations reach a new summit with genuine, durable, sustainable natural stone. Learn how to make your granite dreams a reality with eco-friendly, low-impact, choices from Mother Nature, and get insider knowledge from an industry leader to create inspirational spaces that can last a lifetime.

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