• 7/17/2019 8:53 AM

Updated: Pros and Cons of Travertine in 2019

Travertine has been used for thousands of years in many amazing structures all over the world. It is a type of limestone that is created from very high heat and pressure. Travertine is very porous and somewhat resembles marble. It is even referred to as onyx marble at times. It is formed and imported from areas in Italy, Turkey, Mexico, and the Middle East. It comes in many earth tone hues, such as walnut, cream, gold, beige, ivory, and coral red.

  • 7/16/2019 6:00 AM

Updated: 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.

  • 7/10/2019 1:50 PM

Top tips for choosing the right bathroom tiles

There are hundreds of various types of tile in the market. They come in different colors, sizes, styles, and shapes which can cause people to feel overwhelmed when they are renovating their bathroom. 

  • 7/3/2019 5:16 PM

Which Material is Best For Bathroom Countertops

When deciding which material to use for your bathroom countertops, you may be overwhelmed by all the options. There are many designs to choose that will complement what your bathroom looks like already. It is hard to decide what the best bathroom countertops are, as it is ultimately up to your personal taste and what will look good.

  • 6/26/2019 10:15 AM

3 elements to consider when choosing a kitchen countertop

G.M.S. Werks are experts on everything countertops Omaha! We offer a wide range of exclusive countertops.  Here are three things to consider when deciding which countertop to go with! 

  • 6/19/2019 12:13 PM

Outdoor kitchens and grilling for Summer

It takes some planning and research for what type of outdoor countertop material to use for an outdoor kitchen or grill area. The countertop needs to be very durable and require little maintenance. So, today we will discuss some of the best choices for outdoor countertops.

  • 6/12/2019 8:08 AM

Polishing your granite

There are two ways in which homeowners can try buffing granite. A wet material or a dry material can be used. There is a divide on which method is better because both methods can work well. Let's look at some of the benefits and downfalls of wet versus dry polishing.

  • 6/5/2019 12:52 PM

A checklist for natural stone slabs

Hand selecting stone slabs is one of the most important components to meeting a buyer’s expectations. The purchaser should hand select the specific stone slab or slabs that they want to purchase, which then need to be tagged with the purchasers information.

  • 5/29/2019 8:21 AM

Identifying Your Marble

What adds a seasoned elegance and clas s to a home or commercial building better than natural marble? Not much, in our opinion. However, it can be challenging to determine if you are looking at natural marble, man-made marble, or granite.

  • 5/22/2019 8:48 AM

Shiny and new! Polish your granite.

There are two ways to polish granite. Wet materials or dry materials can be used. There is a divide on which method is better, because both methods can work well. Let's look at some of the benefits and downfalls of wet vs dry polishing.

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