The Durability and Beauty of Granite Stone

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 …

Bathtub Surrounds – A New Bathing Experience

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. …