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Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall — Natural Stone Covers It All

Changing your home’s décor with each season is a great idea, but what’s the best way to do that? By highlighting the beautiful colors that occur naturally in natural stone.If your home already features natural stone, such as in stone floors, countertops, or walls, draw out the existing colors...

What’s the Best Finish for the Stone You’ve Chosen?

You’ve narrowed down the types of natural stones you love best for each particular project. Now, what are your choices of finishes? Not every finish — polished, honed, brushed, leathered, flamed, bush hammered, tumbled, sandblasted, cleft face, river washing, plus others — applies to each particular type of stone....

Natural Stone Countertops – Popular Again

The world’s oldest structures date back nearly 5, 000 years and are built from stone, of course. Later, commercial and industrial structures used stone inside and out. Then, modern homes and buildings relied on man-made materials and used very little, if any, natural stone inside. But now, natural stone...

Colorful Granite

White, black, brown, beige, and the less common blue, burgundy, gray, green, red, and yellow. Granite’s solid color palette includes stalwart choices that will coordinate with any color scheme, from classic to country. Want to see your options? Start here for lots of photos and articles on white, dark, and neutral...

Reconnect with Nature – Inside Your Home

Reconnect with Nature – Inside Your HomeHow can you experience the peace and beauty of nature when you can’t be outside? By creating biophilic designs and spaces within your home through building practices thought to improve human health and well-being.Imagine seeing and feeling the textures and colors of a...

Natural Stone Satisfies when Going Green

Natural Stone Satisfies when Going GreenWith all of the choices that need to be made when building or remodeling, choosing natural building supplies satisfies not only the practice of building green, but your inner green, too. Natural stone meets green requirements – it’s environmentally responsible, locally available, resource efficient,...

A Path Well Traveled — to Your Pool or Spa

The Path Well Traveled — to Your Pool or Spa April showers may bring May flowers, but the warm sunshine also brings visions of you relaxing in a pool or spa just outside your backdoor. Hold on to that dream, because reality might be more like the constant coming and...

Natural Stone Will Outlast a Lifetime of Trends

Natural Stone Outlasts a Lifetime of TrendsTrends come and go, but when you’re ready to build or remodel, take a good look at natural stone countertops. You want to invest wisely, and natural stone countertops will be the solid investment that will blend with the trends — no matter...

5 Design Upgrades to Increase Your Home Value

No matter what the season, you should always consider your home's value — no matter if we plan to sell five weeks or five years from now.  It's justt good business sense to make good investment that will not only increase your enjoyment of the home but create value...