The holiday season really can be “the most wonderful time of the year,” with family and friends getting together to celebrate. However, with the holidays quickly approaching, it is easy to forget about the care and maintenance required for your countertops. Here are five tips to protect your countertops, whether you have granite, marble or… Read more »
Etching Natural Stones
When beginning the process of picking a stone for your home or business, it is important to factor in the different characteristics of the natural stones. Some natural stones are softer than others, which makes the stones more susceptible to etch. The process of etching takes place when there is a reaction between an acidic… Read more »
Patio Season in Buffalo
Hopefully in Buffalo the weather will begin to change and all the snow will start to become sunshine. With this in mind many people are beginning to plan their outdoor patios, outdoor kitchens, and other outdoor living spaces. When making selections for your outdoor patios their are many things to keep in mind when determine… Read more »
Marble Countertops: A Year Later
For those of you who are unsure of whether or not marble is the right choice for your kitchen, read this article! It describes the different ups and downs this homeowner experienced during a year of heavy use of her marble countertops. Many of our customers that come in wanting to install marble countertops are… Read more »
What surface do you like?
Granite Marble Onyx Butcher Block We are wondering what surfaces you like best. Different people have different preferences, and we are curious what you like. So take our survey!
When most people think of a solid surface such as granite they automatically think of a polished looking surface. But, there are different finishes that a stone can have. For example, most marbles we prefer to put a honed finish on because scratches are less noticeable. Honing is a process that we only do to… Read more »
Onyx is a stone that we just started to see a lot of people using in the last 7 years. We have been installing it in a lot of commercial places, as shown above. The pictures above are from two local restaurants in Buffalo New York, Sea Bar and Mike A’s Steak House. We have… Read more »
Interesting Facts about Soap Stone: Can take heat better than any other stone Oil to maintain Stains-but can oil the stone and it will go away scratches but can lightly sand and oil and it should go away Where people use it EVERYWHERE Public bars Patios-especially around fire pits Kitchens Soap stone is a… Read more »