Tips on How to Care for Stone Countertops

Here are a few tips to help better care for your stone countertops! Stain removal ▪           Stains on stone countertops can come from oil, wine, and all kinds of condiments and drinks. Whatever the nature of your spill, the key is to wipe it up as soon as possible. This will prevent the liquid from … Continue reading Tips on How to Care for Stone Countertops

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Fun Facts About Soapstone

Soapstone is used for practical, artistic, and architectural means. This incredible stone may be soft, yet its stain resistance and durability gives it a multipurpose nature! Here are some fun facts to know about soapstone. Soapstone formation and properties Although a metamorphic rock, soapstone is largely made up of talc. It is soft, nonporous, nonabsorbent, … Continue reading Fun Facts About Soapstone

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How Natural Stone Can Transform Your Bathroom

There are several ways you can use natural stone to turn a drab guest bathroom, an ordinary powder room, or a boring master bathroom into a stunningly beautiful room! •    Natural stone tiles are easy to clean and are durable. Many of them are waterproof, so they can be used in shower stalls and the … Continue reading How Natural Stone Can Transform Your Bathroom

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How to Add Stone to Your Interior Design

Long recognized for exterior design of homes, stone has become a popular choice for interior design as well. It is durable and has a wide color and texture variation. Here are some ways to incorporate stone into your interior design or renovation! •    Exposed stone walls can provide unique texture and color. They give your … Continue reading How to Add Stone to Your Interior Design

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Working with Limestone in the House

Here are some things to know while working with limestone in the house! •    Limestone has unique characteristics as a building material. As a sedimentary rock, limestone is basically calcium carbonate. The rock is formed by fossils, shells and other fossilized debris. Some limestone have a fine grain or visible pieces of the material that … Continue reading Working with Limestone in the House

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Benefits of Stone Countertops

Natural stone countertops have been cut from granite, sandstone, quartz, or marble, and can be a beautiful and convenient addition to your home!  Here are a few advantages to stone countertops: •    Cleaning your stone countertop is easy. You simply wipe with a damp cloth and they shine. Working with seafood, raw meat, vegetables and … Continue reading Benefits of Stone Countertops

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Natural insect pest control ideas

Forget those commercial pest control products. They are expensive, often dangerous to the user, and environmentally unfriendly. Our forefathers used natural products and methods to control pests effectively, which are kind to the environment. Try these. Tired of ants invading your kitchen? Well first of all, don’t send them an open invitation! Put sugar, honey, … Continue reading Natural insect pest control ideas

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Using Fossil Stone in the House

What is Fossil Stone? Fossil stone is a material formed, changed, or altered by a process called fossilization. This process replaces organic materials in rock or stone with minerals that seep into the rock or other object eventually hardening. The resulting fossil stone has an impression or imprint of the object or objects that became … Continue reading Using Fossil Stone in the House

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Try using a stone basin or sink in your kitchen or bathroom

What’s old is new again. In times before manmade materials became plentiful and popular, things were constructed from natural materials. A good example of this is stone basins in bathrooms and kitchen sinks. Stone sinks in bathrooms and kitchens not only serve a practical purpose as basins. They had an air of elegance. Their presence … Continue reading Try using a stone basin or sink in your kitchen or bathroom

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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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