Category: Trends/ Opinions

Going Green

A stone that we just started selling within the last couple years is called Ice Stone.  Ice Stone is a mixture between recycled glass and a cement composition.  Recycling has become even more important within the last ten years, especially with the Green Movement. What exactly does a recycled glass counter top look like?  It… Read more »

Marble-Best product to use?

Lately marble, especially white marble, has been one of the trends of 2012.  White marble is absolutely stunning in kitchens and bathrooms, but is it the best product to use? We do not recommend marble for kitchens, bathrooms, or public bars.  This is mainly due to the fact that marble is very porous.  Therefore, wine,… Read more »

Africa Granite

The Africa Range granites is one of our favorite lines that we carry.  The granites all have a lot of movement and great color.  They can be used in basically any type of kitchen, office, fireplace, bar, and more!  We love these!  They are imported directly from Africa and we receiving shipments regularly.   Which one… Read more »

Stone Outdoors

Ever been interested in putting granite or some other type of stone outdoors?  Perhaps for a BBQ, Fireplace, tables.  Here are somethings to think about: Soap Stone is one of the better stones to use around a fire pit.  Some stones cannot handle the heat from a fire pit very well, but soap stone can… Read more »

CaesarStone

CaesarStone is an engineered stone that we have been selling.  It has many of the same characteristics as granite.  Such as the durability of the stone.  You can place hot items directly on the counter top, it does not chip or crack easily, and it is easy to clean.  However, one of the disadvantages of… Read more »

Home Show

Now that the home show is over, it would be great to get an idea of what everyone thought.  Roughly 30,000 people attended this years event, and I am assuming everyone has an opinion.  Even if it is just the layout of the home show, favorite house, or the latest trends that can be seen… Read more »