August 2013

Why would a salesperson talk me out of marble?

August 29, 2013
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Sit and Stay a While: Handcrafted Granite Benches

August 27, 2013

Customized granite benches have become popular features in many outdoor spaces. From an elaborately ornate pew, complete with quotes and carvings, or a simple seat that just showcases the beauty of the natural stone, a handcrafted bench offers the opportunity to sit, linger a while, and reflect. Whether used as a cemetery memorial or landscape accent, there are innumerable ways to customize a meaningful spot to sit that will stand the test of time.

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Countertop Trends: Through Thick and Thin

August 22, 2013

Is thin “in” or is thick where it’s at? When it comes to the latest trends in countertops, the answer is actually both.

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Isn't Travertine Just a Fancy Word for Marble?

August 15, 2013

 The short answer…not exactly.

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Raise the Bar on Luxury; ideas for the basement bar

August 13, 2013

It’s the season before the season. You may have already started dreaming about football season coming this fall. What better place to watch the big game than in your new basement bar?

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Oil Stain Removal 101; maintenance of marble and granite

August 08, 2013

Okay, so you didn’t exactly follow your stone expert’s instructions with sealing and now you have a deep, stubborn oil-based stain on your stone. Now what? Often times a natural stone “poultice” can help bring your stone back to its original condition.

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Luxury Trends: Satellite Kitchens made of marble or granite

August 01, 2013

Imagine having a freshly brewed cup of coffee or chilled juice right in your bedroom each morning…without leaving your master suite. Smaller versions of the real thing, satellite kitchens add a tremendous sense of luxury to the home, not to mention convenience.

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