Is Natural Stone “Green”?

There has been a debate for years about whether or not natural stone slabs are “green”. To understand the answer we must look at what it means for a product to be considered green.  A sustainable or green product is manufactured by increasing the efficiency of natural resources such as energy, water, and material usage while reducing the impact on …

Cutting Natural Stone with Water-Jets

Fireplace with water-jet cut stone Using stone slabs in intricate patterns is now easier than ever. The result of patterned stone work has become more precise and efficient with the technology of water-jet machinery. Cutting granite and marble slabs with water-jets is widely used from basic sink cut-outs in countertops to custom designed floor patterning. The sky’s the limit when …