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Tile & Stone Materials:

 

The quality of your project starts with the quality of material. With over 45 years of industry experience, we have worked with virtually every type of stone and product on the market. With our experience and resources, we can help you avoid many of the common mistakes that lead to poor quality and wasted time and money.

 

With our vast selection of stone materials and suppliers, we will help you choose the proper material to ensure it meets the aesthetic and functional needs of your project. Here you will find some answers to common questions and information about some of the common tile and stone materials we use.

 

 

Granite or Man-Made Materials?

 

With the recent boom in the construction industry, new products have been made available to consumers. With them, many claims were made that they are far superior to natural stone. While we work with most surfaces, natural and man-made, it is our experience and professional opinion that granite is still the best, most durable surface for a countertop, while keeping its elegant appearance for extremely long periods of time. Perhaps too long…

 

 

Marble, Travertine, Limestone?

 

Many people ask about the implications of using softer stones, like marble, travertine, limestone, etc. Their milder, lighter colors are attractive to homeowners and designers alike.


 

One has to keep in mind that the Europeans have been using these softer rocks for thousands of years and they are still looking good! Yes, they do scratch, stain and fade when compared to granite but that is part of their look, which stabilizes after a while. A good example is the marble floors in many high rise buildings: everyone loves them, but upon a closer look one can notice the many scratches caused by all the traffic these floors are subjected to on a daily basis!

Granite

granite material sample

Granite is one of the most popular materials used for countertops and tiles. It is also one of the hardest stone materials offering a blend of beauty and durability.

Marble

marble material sample

Known for bringing an element of beauty and sophistication to a space, marble is a great option to convert any space from just living to luxurious.

Travertine

travertine material sample

Travertine offers a polished look that can make any floor look fabulous. It contains crystalized minerals and limestone and a popular history going back to the Roman Empire.

Limestone

limestone material sample

For a softer look and feel, limestone is a great choice. It offers a polished yet rustic look perfect for any flooring or tile application.

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