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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Helpful home organization tools

There’s a plethora of home organizing products on the market today that can help get your drawers, closets, kitchens, bathrooms or garage tidy and aesthetically pleasing. Here are some neat organization tools that may help save you time searching for lost items and create more space! Using hangers that don’t come off the rods, boxes … Continue reading Helpful home organization tools

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Marble 101: Your guide to this special stone

You’ve probably seen marble in fancy hotels, or maybe even in your own home. But what makes it so special? How does it get so smooth? Read on to find out. How it’s formed Marble occurs in large deposits that form at plate boundaries in the Earth’s crust. These deposits can be hundreds of feet … Continue reading Marble 101: Your guide to this special stone

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Change your backyard landscape with stone

Tired of the same old, same old in your backyard? Look no further than stone to change things up and feel like you have a whole new yard for a fraction of the cost. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Use river stones to replace mulch Call attention to your favorite tree … Continue reading Change your backyard landscape with stone

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The world’s most historic buildings have one thing in common

From the Colosseum to the Empire State Building, all of the world’s most iconic buildings were made of stone — and with good reason. Its durability and longevity are second to none!  Here are just a few examples of strong stone structures throughout the world: The White House Arguably the most famous address in the … Continue reading The world’s most historic buildings have one thing in common

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Stone’s role in history

Stone has been part of our civilization for as long as we have. Some of the Earth’s first known human inhabitants lived in stone caves. What you might not know are other ways that stone has influenced our lives over the course of history! The start of the marble bathroom trend The Greeks were thought … Continue reading Stone’s role in history

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