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How to Incorporate & Use Stone in Your Fireplace
Posted by Stone Care Experts | November 10, 2017

Most fireplaces and hearths are made from brick, which can become unsightly after years of cracks, chips, and paint. Incorporating natural stone can restore the glory to your fireplace and make it the centerpiece it should be. Using natural stone also means an end to repainting the fireplace with beauty that lasts a lifetime. The…

Interesting Details About Slate
Posted by Stone Care Experts | November 8, 2017

When most people think of stone countertops or showers, they likely think of marble or granite. However, there are more than a dozen popular types of natural stone that can be used for everything from shower enclosures to flooring. One option you may be overlooking is slate. This beautiful stone boasts a unique appearance and…

Ryan's Brick BBQ Build
Posted by Mike Rose | November 2, 2017

The Story: Food tastes better cooked over a fire. We had a neighbor who cooked us dinner many times in their brick BBQ, which was basically 3 sides of brick, open on the fourth side, standing on top of the ground. Moving provided me the perfect opportunity to build my own. I wanted something a…

Natural Stone Myths Uncovered & Clarified
Posted by Stone Care Experts | November 1, 2017

Natural stone is one of the most popular materials for home renovations. It can be used for countertops, showers, floors, patios, backsplashes, and more, with plenty of benefits you can enjoy for decades. If you’re planning to install new countertops or flooring in your home, make sure you don’t fall for these common myths about…

Benefits of Utilizing Natural Stone in a Shower
Posted by Stone Care Experts | October 20, 2017

Your shower is where you start each morning to soothe tired muscles and wake up for the day ahead. If you’re planning to remodel your bathroom, you want a shower that’s easy to keep clean yet beautiful and comfortable. Natural stone can accomplish all of these things with natural elegance and style. Here are five…

Prefabricated Stone
Posted by Stone Care Experts | September 22, 2017

Before you begin shopping for natural-stone countertops for your home, it’s important to understand the two main types of stone you will see offered: slab stone and prefabricated stone. Slab and prefab are both made of natural stone, which can make it a bit difficult to understand the difference. Here’s what you should know about…

Ways to Damage Granite
Posted by Stone Care Experts | September 20, 2017

Granite is incredibly durable, but it isn’t completely impervious to damage. Some forms of damage are more common than others, but all can be the result of a mishap or mistake. Here are 7 of the most common forms of granite countertop damage and tips on how to prevent them.  1. Stains Granite is very…

Is Heat Harmful to Granite and Other Types of Natural Stone?
Posted by Stone Care Experts | September 15, 2017

There’s a great deal of misinformation when it comes to natural-stone care and heat resistance, and the last thing you want to do is leave burns or discoloration on your beautiful countertops. Natural stone typically has some heat resistance, although the amount of heat it can withstand depends on the type of stone you choose….

Reasons to See Natural Stone Before Purchasing
Posted by Stone Care Experts | September 13, 2017

Choosing the right natural stone for your home may be a bigger task than you think. Whether you’ve opted for marble, travertine, slate, granite, or another type of stone, you will find seemingly endless colors and styles. Deciding on the right type and color of stone is only the first part of the job. It’s…