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  • 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.

Natural stone is a sliver of mother nature inside your home. . It’s durable, , low maintenance and is sustainable for years to come.

So where should you install it? Certainly in a variety of places throughout your house, but here are the most popular right now.


At GMS Werks, countertops are our specialty! Kitchen and bathroom countertops are the most common places you will find natural stone. Installing a natural stone countertop can dramatically increase the value of your home. This finishing touch is ideal for food prepping, dining and cleaning while also adding attention-grabbing details to the kitchen,.

Accent Walls

Adding an accent wall to any room in your home will draw the eye in that direction. Consider adding  a wall of granite or quartz behind your bed to bring alive details in your room. . This also works well with dining room walls and entryways. This type of installation features a variety of optionsbecause the wear and tear of accent walls area lot less compared to floors or countertops.


Another popular place to put natural stone in your home is in your shower! Today’s bathroom trends are pointing toward consistency and fully tiled showers. Natural stone can transform your shower from a cold white space into a spa-like oasis. Stone works great for showers because water will not have any negative effects on its finish.

Floors and Walkways

Floors and walkways are another common area people install natural stone. Unique styles make walkways and entryways stand out from all the rest. Stones like marble, cobblestone and granite are popular for this type of project.

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Natural stone can add a unique style to any space. If you are looking to start a home renovation project this summer, GMS Werks has a wide selection of beautiful and durable natural stone! If you are interested in adding natural stone to your home, office, or retail space, contact us at GMS Werks and we would love to help you create the space you’ve always dreamed of!

We have been meeting the needs of both residential and commercial customers for over 90 years.