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Saving a Piece of History with Natural Stone

by | Jun 21, 2017 | Working With Stone

Stone can easily be reused, repurposed, and recycled into new applications.

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Cleaning Natural Stone Surfaces

by | May 29, 2017 | Living With Stone

Protect your natural stone surfaces by avoiding these five common practices.

The Mystique of Onyx

by | May 29, 2017 | Working With Stone

Even though onyx can’t be used everywhere, its appeal is universal.

Use Natural Stone in Living and Work Spaces to Increase Well-Being

by | May 11, 2017 | Inspired by Stone

How Using Natural Stone in Living and Work Spaces Increases Well-Being.

7 Ways to Use Natural Stone to Increase Your Home’s Value

by | Apr 25, 2017 | Living With Stone

Read how upgrades featuring natural stone can increase real estate value.

Targeting Architects-in-Training to Foster a Love of Natural Stone

by | Apr 14, 2017 | Working With Stone

How 2 stone companies foster a love for natural stone among local students.

Kitchen Countertop Comparison Chart

by | Mar 17, 2017 | Countertop Comparisons, Living With Stone

Compare countertop materials. Consider price, durability, and maintenance.

Pros & Cons of Granite Countertops

by | Mar 17, 2017 | Countertop Comparisons, Living With Stone

When choosing a countertop surface for your kitchen, there are a lot of factors to consider. If granite has made it to the top of your list, read through the article below to determine if its advantages and disadvantages make it a good choice for your family.

Granite vs. Marble

by | Mar 17, 2017 | Countertop Comparisons, Living With Stone

Marble has been a popular trend in kitchen countertops for the past several years. If you compare performance characteristics in a kitchen environment, granite is the better choice.

Granite vs. Limestone & Travertine

by | Mar 17, 2017 | Countertop Comparisons, Living With Stone

Limestone and travertine will etch when exposed to the acids and bases present in many cleaning products and common kitchen ingredients such as vinegar, bleach, citrus, and wine.

Granite vs. Recycled Glass

by | Mar 17, 2017 | Countertop Comparisons, Living With Stone

“Recycled” is a popular term for homeowners concerned with sustainability. These countertop surfaces are made with glass chips from a variety of materials

How Natural Stone Helps Create Balance in Spas

by | Mar 2, 2017 | Inspired by Stone

A case study on Chicago’s River North featuring a natural stone focal point.

Getting to Know Your White Stones

by | Feb 23, 2017 | Working With Stone

Getting to know your white stones including marble, quartzite, and pegmatite.

Building Off the Land: A Look at Historic Natural Stone Farmhouses

by | Jan 10, 2017 | Inspired by Stone

In many parts of the country, the most easily accessible material was natural stone.

Fireplace Facelift: Remodel Your Fireplace in Natural Stone

by | Dec 13, 2016 | Living With Stone

Add beauty to your fireplace while creating a return on investment for your home.

Research for Healing at the National Cancer Institute

by | Nov 2, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

A case study featuring stone cladding in a hospital building.

How Does Your Stone Garden Grow?

by | Oct 17, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

How to use natural stone in your garden landscape.

A Blueprint for the Future

by | Oct 10, 2016 | Working With Stone

A case study showing how cultured stone has performed in one community.

The Healing Elements of Natural Stone

by | Sep 26, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

Why one landscape designer uses natural stone in hospital healing gardens.

Rock On!: Why I Use Natural Stone

by | Sep 13, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

Why one interior designer chooses natural stone for many projects.

What’s Your Stone Personality?

by | Aug 16, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

Take this quiz to determine if marble is the right choice for your home.

Natural Thin Stone Veneer: An Introduction

by | Aug 10, 2016 | Working With Stone

An introduction to using natural stone thin veneer for your project.

Forging a Path Using Natural Stone

by | Jul 18, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

A natural stone pathway forms an eloquent bridge between a home and its surroundings.

What Stone Fabricators Wish You Knew [For Their Good—and Yours]

by | Jun 28, 2016 | Working With Stone

From choosing a countertop fabricator to preparing for installation day.

Kid and Pet Friendly Natural Stone Flooring

by | May 16, 2016 | Living With Stone

Why natural stone tile is a good option for residential flooring.

Top Five Reasons Why Natural Stone is a Sustainable Choice for Your Home

by | May 11, 2016 | Living With Stone

In today’s marketplace, with many materials and design options fighting for your attention, natural stone stands out as the perfect choice for meeting all of your needs while also enhancing the sustainability of your home.

Native Dolomite Builds Sustainable Park Design

by | Mar 28, 2016 | Working With Stone

Native stone influenced the design of George “Doc” Cavalliere Park in Arizona.

Four Myths About Natural Stone (And Why They’re Not True)

by | Mar 22, 2016 | Living With Stone

Get expert explanations for common myths about natural stone.

Romancing the Stone: In Search of the Perfect Kitchen Countertop

by | Mar 22, 2016 | Living With Stone

I was standing in the middle of a granite warehouse amid 42,000 square feet of stone slabs. My kitchen designer sent me here with just one piece of advice: see what speaks to you.

I was overwhelmed. Until I saw one particular slab. Then I was smitten.