Natural Stone for Swimming Pools

We’ve come a long way since the “Beverly Hillbillies” referred to their swimming pool as the “cement pond.” Many materials have been used in constructing swimming pools with varying degrees of success. Swimming pool construction materials have included: concrete, fiberglass, metal, plastic, tile, or vinyl. Concrete Advantages Concrete pools can be custom designed in shape, … Continue reading Natural Stone for Swimming Pools

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How to Clean Natural Stone Floors

Stone tiles are often associated with outdoor patios.  However, with the advent of modern production techniques, natural stone tiles have made their way indoors as a great alternative to hardwood floors.  Stone tiles are durable, beautiful, and easy to maintain, as long as the proper care is provided. Here is the natural stone floor maintenance … Continue reading How to Clean Natural Stone Floors

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The Benefits of Natural Stone Building Materials

Natural stone was one of the first building materials ever used. For many of the same reasons that made it an important building material over thousands of years, it still remains as one of the best today. Stone is immensely popular, partly because it has countless applications as a building material. From commercial construction like … Continue reading The Benefits of Natural Stone Building Materials

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A Guide to Choosing Natural Stones for Your Kitchen Remodel

  Advantages of Natural Stone There are several reasons to choose natural stone counter tops and floors for your kitchen remodel. Stone is durable. It won’t crack, chip, or show knife marks. It doesn’t discolor with age. Stone comes in a wide variety of colors so you have plenty of selection. Once it is in … Continue reading A Guide to Choosing Natural Stones for Your Kitchen Remodel

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Deciding Between Carpeting, Wood, or Stone Flooring

There are a lot of flooring choices from which to choose these days. Appearance, personal preference, practicality, and cost are all deciding factors. Here are interesting facts that will help you decide. Carpeting Carpet gives a floor a warm feeling. It is soft for walking and in case of falls. Carpeting is quiet for multi-home … Continue reading Deciding Between Carpeting, Wood, or Stone Flooring

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0615 The Advantages of the Different Types of Natural Stone

Anywhere in the home, natural stone is a beauty to behold. Having a countertop made out of high quality, properly installed and polished natural stone gives the room an elegant, highly stylistic look that would rightfully belong on the cover page of any home decoration magazine. Still, there are different types of natural stone and … Continue reading 0615 The Advantages of the Different Types of Natural Stone

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Top 5 Reasons to Use Natural Stones

Whether you prefer a more natural look or a highly polished, sleek finish, natural stone can be the perfect building material. From floors and fireplaces, countertops and backsplashes, natural stone has made a comeback as a design element. Homeowners appreciate its natural beauty and timeless look and are finding more ways than ever before to … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Use Natural Stones

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Innovative ways to use granite in your home

Sure, everyone knows about granite countertops or tile floors, but uses like that are just the tip of the granite iceberg. Here are a few less common ways to use this beautiful stone in your home! Granite desktops Large pieces of granite are not just for kitchen counters anymore. The smooth surface is ideal for … Continue reading Innovative ways to use granite in your home

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The Varied Uses of Stone in Home Construction

Stone has long been regarded as a practical and decorative building material both outside and more recently inside your house. But, while builders have been including stone as a feature in construction, it has recently taken on new uses and become easier to work with thanks to modern technology. Stone has also moved from inexpensive … Continue reading The Varied Uses of Stone in Home Construction

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Small home improvements you should do when you move into a new house

Here are a few cost-saving home improvements you can make when you move into a new home! 
1. Check Your Energy Efficiency Low energy costs are a selling feature, but they also save you homeowner costs. Many local utility companies may offer free energy efficiency inspections of your home and/or energy saving workshops. Put Your … Continue reading Small home improvements you should do when you move into a new house

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