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Care for Marble Counters San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | May 25, 2018

Marble may be a timeless stone in terms of interior decoration and aesthetics, but this does not make it an eternal construction material. If this was the case, quite a few ruins from ancient Greece and Rome would still be around and in better shape. Even though marble is durable, the metamorphic nature of this…

Cleaning Quartz Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | May 23, 2018

As the pace of new home sales increases across the United States, more real estate listings are highlighting quartz materials as part of their property descriptions. From countertops and shower stalls to flooring and fireplace surrounds, the demand for quartz has grown substantially and is poised to overtake granite in terms of popularity. Thanks to…

Choosing Quartz for Home San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | May 18, 2018

When you visit modern luxury hotels, shops, and restaurants, chances are the material installed on the floors and countertops is quartz, even though to you it may look and feel like an exotic type of marble. Though quartz slabs and tiles have been around for decades, they took a backseat to marble, granite, and other…

Millenmials and Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | May 16, 2018

Every generation brings about at least one major change in terms of interior décor. In some cases, the changes are radical. For example, the Space Age futurism of the 1960s was a major overhaul of Art Deco combined with visual effects derived from aerodynamic design. In the 1990s, the American Craftsman and Mediterranean styles enjoyed…

Caring for Quartz Countertops Mistakes San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | May 11, 2018

Quartz is a crystalline mineral of considerable abundance around the world. As such, it can be found in many varieties of stone used for construction purposes. For example, when looking at marble, you can see some of its quartz content if its veins have some translucency or if the surface has faint yellow streaks. Quartz…

Guide to Quartz Counters San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | May 9, 2018

Just a decade ago, many homeowners were unfamiliar with quartz countertops, but they have exploded in popularity in recent years. Offering beauty and durability, quartz is not a natural slab of stone, but it may be worth your attention as an option for installing in your home. Here’s why. Made from Quartz and Resin Quartz…

Mudroom Stone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | May 4, 2018

Some coastal homes have side entrances that serve as spaces where residents and guests can drop off their sandy shoes, towels, surfboards, and fishing gear as they return from the beach. There was a time when mudrooms exclusively preceded the foyer. These days, they are more likely to be connected to the garage or the…

Matching Granite Counters with Cabinets San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | May 2, 2018

As the most popular natural stone for modern kitchen counters, granite has become a staple of American interior design. Even homeowners who enjoy the retro styling of the 1960s and 1970s will not dare return to Formica laminate or Corian slabs for their kitchen counters. Such a move would not make any sense at a…

Sealing Outdoor Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | April 27, 2018

As one of the oldest construction materials still in use today, natural stone can be found in many outdoor structures. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World all featured natural stone, and this inspired Roman and later Italian architects to continue using limestone, travertine, marble, granite, and other metamorphic rocks to build ancient and magnificent…

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