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Natural Stone Polish Tips San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 19 October 2018

After natural-stone blocks are extracted from quarries, they go through a masonry process that involves cutting, forming, and finishing prior to installation. Depending on the methodology and style of work…

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Natural Stone Sealer Tips San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 17 October 2018

A little-known fact about classic sculptures from the Renaissance period is that artists chose to leave their white marble surfaces unpainted because they thought this was an aesthetic from ancient…

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Natural Stone Cleaner Guide San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 12 October 2018

Daily cleaning is one of the keys to keeping natural stone looking great. If you’re new to stone care and aren’t sure how to clean granite and other types of…

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Marble in Kitchen Considerations San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 10 October 2018

In October 2018, an article published by The New York Times provided an interesting glimpse of modern interior design trends. The focus of the article was a Manhattan penthouse that…

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Make Small Bathroom Like a Spa San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 09 October 2018

Everyone wants a large and luxurious bathroom to sit and relax in at the end of the day, but what do you do if your bathroom is smaller than you’d…

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Remove Water Spots from Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 05 October 2018

Bathhouse ruins in places such as Caracalla, Bath, and Wiesbaden are certainly magnificent, but they would look even better these days had ancient builders been able to develop a sealant…

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Popular Quartz Brands San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 03 October 2018

For many decades, engineered stone wasn’t associated with branding. It was mostly called quartz because that was the name originally given to the construction material patented by the Italian company…

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Corian Countertops Benefits San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 28 September 2018

Corian is a construction material with an interesting history that dates back to the late 1960s. It was developed by DuPont and introduced to American home builders in 1971, around…

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Quartz Counter Things to Look For San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 26 September 2018

According to a market research report published in 2018, the value of the global quartz market will increase to $9 billion by the year 2025. While this projection includes tiles,…

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Stacked Stone Facts San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 21 September 2018

Stacked stone is one of the various ways to incorporate the beauty of natural stone into your home. This natural-stone application has a timeless look that evokes a time when…

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Kitchen Island Quartz San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 19 September 2018

Over the last two decades or so, granite has dominated the interior decoration landscape as the preferred material for kitchen center islands, but this trend is being quickly replaced by…

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Types of Calacatta Marble San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 14 September 2018

Marble is usually named after the region where it’s extracted from. For example, Carrara marble comes from the legendary quarries of a Tuscan city where millions of years of volcanic…

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Backsplash Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 12 September 2018

Backsplash designs are accents that are smaller than a full wall and larger than a simple mosaic, and they can be installed for the purpose of contrasting, highlighting, or complementing…

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Reasons for Sandstone in Home San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 07 September 2018

In the United States, sandstone is not used as widely as in other countries such as Australia, where the outback region is very rich in surface quarries where this natural…

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How Much Maintenance for Quartz San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 05 September 2018

Very low maintenance requirements are part of the appeal that makes quartz countertops so attractive to homeowners in 2018. Compared to natural stone such as granite and marble, quartz is…

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Why Marble Is Great for Bathrooms San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 31 August 2018

A few weeks after the tragic passing of celebrity chef and television star Anthony Bourdain, the upscale apartment he kept in Manhattan was listed for rent at more than $14,000…

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Choose Granite Countertop Installer San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 29 August 2018

Choosing a nice slab of granite for your kitchen or bathroom countertops can be a lot of fun. You get to see natural stone in all its raw beauty in…

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Dos & Don'ts When Caring for Travertine San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 24 August 2018

Even though travertine has the historic distinction of having been used extensively by builders during the Roman Empire, this type of natural stone is not commonly found in American households,...

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Best Quartz Countertops for a Home San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 22 August 2018

If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your kitchen or bathroom countertops with quartz, you’re hardly alone. When it comes to trendy construction materials, quartz is king in 2018. This engineered...

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Popularity of Quartz Counters San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 17 August 2018

Despite engineered stone having been around since the late 1960s, the trend of installing slabs made of this material as countertops has really taken off in recent years. On the...

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Carrara & Calacatta Marble San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 16 August 2018

Make no mistake, as similar as these two natural stones are, there are some key distinctions – find out what they are before buying. Many designers and homeowners alike are...

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