• 5/24/2017 6:00 AM

2017 : The Year Of Remodeling

Has the thought of remodeling been on your mind lately? Well, you aren’t the only one. A recent survey by LightStream.com, a division of SunTrust Bank, shows that over half of homeowners are planning to spend money this year on home improvement projects including bathroom and kitchen remodels. This study was cited in a recent article in Kitchen & Bath Design magazine with some interesting insights.

  • 5/17/2017 6:00 AM

In GMS News: Our New Truck Wrap

Here at GMS Werks, we have recently redesigned our truck and added a graphically designed wrap that was designed by Omaha Media Group and was applied by our friends over at Revolution Wraps.

  • 5/10/2017 6:00 AM

From The Ground Up: Rebuilding M’s Pub

M's Pub is set to reopen in August of 2017 - and their iconic green marble bar is coming back... And guess where they found it?

  • 5/3/2017 6:00 AM

Polished vs. Honed Natural Stone - Which Should You Choose?

Nothing says luxury quite like marble. The good news is you don’t have to be wealthy to enjoy the natural elegance and luxurious aesthetic of natural stone, such as marble. There are various types of marble or other natural stone to choose from to create a timeless look in your home. But don’t think you’re done making decisions once you have chosen the perfect stone for you. There’s still one more choice to make…. The finish. There are various ways to finish natural stone, and two of the more popular finishes are polished or honed. So how do you decide? We have broken down some characteristics of both to help make your decision a little easier.

  • 4/26/2017 6:00 AM

Natural Stone Myths - BUSTED!

Natural stone is one of the most versatile and stunning materials available, making it the perfect choice for both commercial and residential design. Each and every piece of natural stone is unique, unlike manmade materials. Natural stone is a top choice for designers and consumers due to its ability to fit effortlessly into various styles of décor. However, there are multiple myths about natural stone concerning many homeowners, we’ll explain why those myths are busted.

  • 4/19/2017 6:00 AM

From Quarry To Countertop : Il Capo And The Apuan Alps

From afar, the Apuan Alps in Northwest Italy might look like they are covered in snowcaps, but that’s not snow you are looking at. The specks of white you see atop of the mountains is actually Carrara marble that has been quarried from the face of these mountains. Quarrying this beautiful marble has been going on for centuries and is the source of many famous sculptures throughout history.

  • 4/11/2017 6:00 AM

Benefits of “Wood” Tile Floors

Choosing new flooring for your remodeling or new home needs comes with a multitude of flooring options. One of the top options for homeowners today is to use tile for new flooring.

  • 4/5/2017 6:00 AM

Current Bathroom Styles Are Obsessed with Classic Tiles

There is new twist in classic bathroom design thanks to traditional materials, such as marble and subway tiles. A more sophisticated and updated esthetic in a timeless design is being created by blending natural stone, quartz, porcelain, and ceramic tiles. If you desire a luxury bathroom retreat and have contemporary, transitional, or modern style then this updated classic design is for you.

  • 3/29/2017 6:00 AM

Basic Rules For Mixing And Matching Countertops

Kitchen countertops should be both elegant and practical, with that being said then it’s important to consider that not all types of stone were created equally. Take the experts advice when it comes to choosing countertops, and mix and match.

  • 3/22/2017 6:00 AM

Go Big and Bold with Natural Stone

Like the saying goes, go big or go home… Well, natural stone is doing both. Natural stone is becoming a bold choice in home design. It’s being used indoors on vertical surfaces, particularly with natural stone slabs as a high end statement piece. And with the vast number of choices in the world of natural stone, you’ll be sure to find the right stone for your design plan.

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