• 9/19/2018 8:27 AM

Unusual stones for your home

Whether it’s a holiday meal or backyard barbeque, entertaining is fun.  We love our natural stones for your kitchen table, bathroom sink or fireplace but there are also rare stones you can use as accessories in your home.

  • 9/12/2018 8:06 AM

Sealing your natural stone

While not every natural stone needs to be sealed, you should play it safe and get it  sealed for maximum protection. You spent too much money trying to make your kitchen counters or bathroom sink look beautiful, so don’t ruin all the work you just had done in your home.

  • 9/5/2018 2:51 PM

TYPES OF NATURAL STONES

Stones directly mined from the ground  are called Natural Stones, and there are various processes of extracting them from Earth.Once extracted,  they passed through a process of refining and polishing. From there, they are used in building materials, decorating the interiors of a home and many other applications.

  • 8/29/2018 9:27 AM

Tips on granite maintenance

A lot of people consider granite as a stone exhibiting  power and hardiness. However, proper maintenance of your granite countertops, backsplashes and walls leads to longevity - in addition to its natural makeup.

  • 8/22/2018 6:00 AM

How to use natural stone to design a farmhouse-style home

If you are trying to build a farmhouse-style home for your family, then you must be imagining all of the ways to create the best layout and design for your needs. Materializing a farmhouse-style home is not easy but it is still doable. Have you ever considered using natural stone in the design process?

  • 8/15/2018 6:00 AM

Quartz Countertops for Your Family Home

The possibilities are endless when it comes to creating a beautiful home. If you have a family, however, there are a number of other factors to consider when making a purchase. Normally, anything white is steered away from by families with kids, but you don’t have to worry about this with white quartz countertops! A durable surface such as quartz is stain-resistant and scratch-resistant with little to no maintenance needed over its long service life.

  • 8/9/2018 6:00 AM

Limestone Variations

Projects containing limestone have recently grown in popularity across the globe, especially in the United States and Europe. It is used in homes, warehouses, architecture, decorative features and more! Limestone is long-lasting and versatile. Because of this, limestone can be used in a number of applications with several finishes.

  • 8/1/2018 6:00 AM

Interior Design With the Help of Natural Stone

It’s undeniable, natural stone is becoming increasingly popular. Interior design doesn’t stop with the installation of natural stone. You have to figure out how to accent, decorate and arrange everything so it looks cohesive. A few trends are really standing out in 2018.

  • 7/25/2018 6:00 AM

GMS in the Werks: The Burghardt’s

This week, we’re highlighting a stellar design we created and just completed. Recently, we designed Mark and Kami Burghardt of Gretna’s wine room project! For the space, we used Zebrino Light Onyx as a backsplash, which the stone is translucent by nature. Now, imagine installing backlit LED lights to illuminate the entire room while showcasing the wine bottles. The mastermind behind this project is interior designer Beth Settles with Interiors by Joan.  Every design detail is crafted intentionally like the “cradles” used to hold the wine bottles on display. Take a look at the finished product below!

  • 7/11/2018 6:00 AM

The Best Places to use Natural Stone in your Home

For some, natural stone is all about it being rustic and using neutral colors to bring life into a space.  It is good to use use renewable resources throughout your home because they’re environmentally friendly and often are one-of-ones meaning rarely will anyone have the exact design as you. . Things like stone and wood will help you achieve this sought after look.

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