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Important Limestone Facts San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 23, 2018

Limestone has long been popular for architecture with a history that goes back to the pyramids of Ancient Egypt. Today, limestone is often used for flooring but it can also be used for showers and countertops. Here’s what you should know about this beautiful natural stone and how to use it in your home. What…

Slate Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 21, 2018

You have a lot of options for flooring, even if you’ve already narrowed down your choices to natural stone. While granite and travertine have a lot to offer, slate is a unique choice with beautiful shades that complement any design. Slate is one of the most forgiving types of stone when it comes to spills…

Travertine Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 16, 2018

In recent decades, nicely polished slabs of granite have virtually become a standard of interior décor for kitchen and bathroom counters, and there are various reasons that justify this trend. While granite is durable and very attractive, its current popularity in the United States can be attributed to the flurry of trade agreements that came…

Natural Stone Throughout History San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 14, 2018

When you select natural stone such as marble for your floors or granite for your countertops, there is a good chance the chosen material could be more than 200 million years old. Furthermore, some of the criteria that influences your decision may have been applied by ancient architects and builders dating back to the Bronze…

Uncommon Uses for Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 9, 2018

You’re already familiar with granite countertops, floors, and showers, but there are many ways to incorporate a beautiful piece of natural granite in your home. Granite can have a grounding effect in any room or become an eye-catching focal point. Here are some creative and unconventional ways to use granite inside your home. 1. Dining…

Natural Stone for Garden San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 7, 2018

The aesthetics of landscaped vegetation combined with natural stone arrangements dates back to the days of ancient Greece, where sculptors copied the techniques of the Egyptians, first with bronze and earthenware before moving on to marble. Later, ancient Greek explorers learned about the massive Mesopotamian gardens, which made them shift their focus on combining marble…

Natural Stone Enhances Wellbeing San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 2, 2018

Interior design is about more than making your home look beautiful. The elements you choose for your home can also affect your mood and wellbeing. Bringing nature indoors is one of the easiest ways to boost mood, productivity, and wellbeing. There are many ways to bring nature inside, including adding more plants, opening the windows,…

Curb Appeal with Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | January 24, 2018

Curb appeal is essential if you plan to sell your home, as it creates a positive first impression and encourages potential buyers to step inside. Your home’s curb appeal is also important even if you have no plans to sell. Enhancing your home’s exterior can boost the home’s value, create a welcoming environment to return…

Difference Between Staining and Etching San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | January 19, 2018

Etching and staining are two common forms of damage to natural stone that can occur at the same time if the stone is not properly sealed. Depending on the type of liquid spilled on your countertops, it may leave a visible stain, or it may cause a chemical reaction called etching. When your stone develops…

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