Exclusive Precioustone Collection

In April we introduced our brand new Antolini Precioustone Display in our Dallas showroom. With a slight smell of fresh paint, we hosted an ASID lunch the following Tuesday to unveil the unique samples and full size slabs on site. The colors we carry are exclusive with Allied Stone and we take much pride in giving them the adequate space …

Durability and beauty of granite

It isn’t much of a wonder that granite has been in use for thousands of years in every conceivable application where there has been a need for exposure to the elements. There aren’t many materials that have more varied uses than granite. It can be both a dull and uninteresting stone, or quite colorful and beautiful. The one endearing trait …

Outdoor living areas with natural stone

Concentrating on natural stone for countertops and finishes within the home, we sometimes forget that stone has many additional uses. It can provide a wonderfully smooth surface in a kitchen application, but the same natural stone can appear in many other places without the need for having a smooth finish, allowing it to remain in its unaltered state. The More …

Fireplace surrounds used as wall art

Marble and granite are becoming clear choices for fireplace surrounds for many homeowners. There are a great many ways that natural stone can be used to make a fireplace a central feature of the room. Retrofitting a brick faced fireplace can add class and elegance to an otherwise dull situation. As fireplaces have evolved through recent history, so have the …

A new bathing experience – bathtub surrounds

More people now choose bathtub surrounds made from stone, and a great many of those are marble. The most obvious reason is that natural stone is an attractive choice, and upkeep combined with durability makes it a popular material. The old ceramic tile came in four or six inch blocks, which left a lot of grout cracks to invite mildew. …