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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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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 marble?

Marble is a beautiful stone that has been used for thousands of years for everything from crafting buildings to sculptures to fireplace mantles and bathroom vanities. Geologically, marble is a metamorphosed rock made of carbonate minerals. It is essentially a limestone or dolomite that has been subjected to high levels of heat and/or pressure within […]

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Stone Focus: A look at ThinSlab Porcelain

The look of marble, the durability of porcelain A question we get all the time is whether there is an easy care, durable alternative to marble that has a similar look. Granites, while beautiful in their own right, just don’t have the same appearance. Some engineered quartz products do come close (which we’ll talk about […]

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Q&A: Why does marble etch?

A: Etching is the result of a chemical reaction between acid and the calcium carbonate found in marble (and also limestone and travertine). Here is a picture of a sample of marble that has been etched by a lemon left on it for 5 and 10 minutes. You can see how quickly the chemical reaction takes […]

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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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Custom Marble Bathtub

Make your mark in stone We love a challenge! Unique projects and custom installations like this crafted marble bathtub illustrate our ability to fabricate just about anything you can dream up. Spa jets and heat tubes can be added; we can integrate it with tub deck and riser or create a versatile tub/shower combination. The […]

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