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Custom Made Furnishings

Haven’t been able to find that perfect piece to complete your project but you can envision what it looks like? Custom designed for you and your space means that you can best utilize the space you have as well as adding design elements that become architectural features in your home. We work with homeowners, designers, […]

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Granite, Quartzite and Quartz: How do they Differ?

(photo credit: www.connecticutstone.com) Quartzite “Super White” So, it’s back to school time, we’re sharpening our pencils and off for a little knowledge about stone. This can be very helpful in selecting materials, so let’s forge ahead! Granite is an igneous rock which means that it has crystallized and solidified from lavas molten state. Granite is […]

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Remnants: A Great Solution for Small Spaces

Marble, granite, and quartz are becoming increasingly popular throughout the home. And this makes perfect sense – they’re beautiful, durable, and sustainable! For smaller projects, however, it often doesn’t make sense to buy an entire slab of material. In fact, doing so would put stone out of reach, cost wise, for many people. Marble, granite, […]

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Selecting your Counter Top Material

You’re starting your kitchen or bathroom remodel, and are ready to pick your counter material. But how do you choose the best counter top material for your home? We recommend that you start by talking with your fabricator before you go out looking for materials. They will help you to better understand what to look for […]

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Q&A: What is granite?

A: Granite is a crystaline, igneous rock which is well suited for kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, shower walls, tub surrounds, fireplaces, and more! Granite is a plutonic igneous rock. For those non-geologists out there (ie, most of us) that means that it’s a rock that forms by being cooled under the surface of the earth. […]

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A Natural Stone Primer

Just getting started on your project? New to natural stone? See below for some basic information, and links to photos and more! Marble, granite, limestone, travertine and slate have been used in buildings for as long as people have been building. They are timeless materials and the original “green” building products – long lasting, nearly […]

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