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Is Quartz Stainable San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | July 20, 2018

One of the myths surrounding quartz is related to its stain-resistant properties. While quartz does not stain as easily as marble, granite, and other natural-stone surfaces, it’s not completely impervious to staining. In fact, there are a couple of situations that can result in the permanent staining of quartz tiles or slabs. Homeowners who install…

Natural Stone Floors in Home San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | July 18, 2018

As a homeowner interested in upgrading your floors, the various options you can consider fall into two main categories: natural and engineered. Natural materials include hardwood, bamboo, and stones such as slate, granite, and marble. In the engineered category, you can find laminate materials, ceramic tiles, vinyl, carpeting, quartz, and engineered hardwood. Flooring materials tend…

Prevent Quartz Counter Damage San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | July 13, 2018

As more homeowners continue to choose quartz for their kitchen and bathroom countertops, some misconceptions are arising about how to care for these engineered surfaces. One of the problems is related to the appearance of quartz, which can mimic granite, marble, and even exotic natural-stone surfaces. However, this does not mean they should be treated…

Common Outdoor Stone Mistakes San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | July 11, 2018

Whether you’re looking to increase the value of your property or just want to build an outdoor space worthy of being featured in Better Homes and Gardens, you cannot go wrong with natural stone. Hardscaping, the practice of building elaborate outdoor spaces with natural stone, is an ancient practice the Greeks learned from the Babylonians,…

Slate Countertop Advantages San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | July 6, 2018

If you’re a progressive-minded homeowner who would like to buck the interior design trend of quartz and granite countertops, you may want to take a look at what slate has to offer. The use of slate as a construction material dates back to the Roman Empire. Stone masons found this metamorphic rock easy to work…

Granite & Quartz Differences San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | July 4, 2018

Most geologists are able to look at a granite or quartz countertop and immediately identify the correct material. However, many homeowners would not be able to do so without further investigation. Quartz is an engineered material that can be manufactured in a way that resembles granite, marble, limestone, and other metamorphic rocks. With the advanced…

Stone Tile Floors San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | June 29, 2018

Natural stone is the best choice of material for homeowners who wish to upgrade their floors and boost the value of their properties. In the United States, homeowners have a quite a few types of natural-stone floor tiles to choose from. Making the right choice is a matter of considering interior décor preferences, cost, and…

Professional Installation Quartz Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | June 27, 2018

Now that quartz has become as popular as granite, many homeowners are contemplating the possibility of remodeling their kitchen and bathroom countertops. At the same time, some of these homeowners will think about tackling these renovations as do-it-yourself projects. After all, pre-cut and finished quartz slabs can be purchased at home improvement stores. Since quartz…

Cleaning Marble Showers & Tubs, San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | June 22, 2018

The sophisticated look of marble tiles in the bathroom can add significant value to a property and enhance the overall bathing and grooming experience, particularly when exotic stone such as creamy Carrara marble is used. When it comes to showers and tub surrounds, marble isn’t difficult to clean if you know how to do it…

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