• 3/21/2018 10:36 AM

Best Places To Use Marble In Your Home

These are the following areas that Marble looks the best in! 

  • 10/18/2017 6:00 AM

Choosing The Best Natural Stone : Office/Retail Space

We are continuing our blog series on choosing the best natural stone for different aspects of natural stone for your home. This week up on the blog, we are talking office or retail space. Whether you are in the planning stages of your office/retail space or you are looking to give your space a facelift, natural stone is the way to go.

  • 9/27/2017 6:00 AM

Choosing The Best Natural Stone: Bathroom Countertops

Last week on our blog, we discussed choosing the best natural stone for your kitchen countertops and backsplashes. This week we will be discussing choosing the best natural stone for your bathroom countertops....

  • 6/7/2017 6:00 AM

Natural vs. Man-Made Marble

Choosing between natural or man made marble can be tough if you don’t know the key differences between the two of them and what might be best for what you are using it for.

  • 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.

  • 4/5/2017 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.

  • 2/15/2017 6:00 AM

From Quarry to Countertop - “White Spiders” Part 1

We’re often asked: “How do the workers in the quarries stay safe?” The answer lies with the brave climbers who work on the faces of the rock, chipping away unsafe portions and making sure the quarrymen working underneath them stay protected. These men are known as “The White Spiders,” “The Angels of Carrara,” or “Tecchiaiolo.”

  • 1/11/2017 8:45 AM

Identifying Marble

What adds a seasoned elegance and class to a home or commercial building better than marble? Not much in our opinion. There’s just something about the unique character of marble that is captivating. However, it can be challenging to determine if you are looking at natural marble, man-made marble, or granite.

  • 1/2/2017 3:18 PM

What You Should Know Before Starting A Natural Stone Job

It’s important to understand some components of using natural stone for home design. Because natural stone is produced by nature it makes each and every section of natural stone unique and no two stones are exactly alike. The uniqueness of natural stone has an appeal and character to it that no manufactured materials can attain.

  • 12/26/2016 2:03 PM

Installing an Island Stone Slab Video

In the video you will see GMS Werks installing an island in an upper level apartment. 

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