• 9/11/2019 9:54 AM

Updated: Quartz

There is nothing like finding the perfect material to use in your home or business. However there are so many options to choose from, which can make the process daunting and confusing. So how do you choose? 

  • 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.

  • 6/5/2019 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.

  • 1/3/2018 2:10 PM

Using Tile To Accent Your Home

Tile is a design alternative to paint and wallpaper, and adding tile to a wall for accent can transform your room and add some dimension to your living space. Accent walls can serve as a focal point or can be used to highlight a certain part of the room such as a fireplace or bathtub.

  • 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.

  • 8/2/2017 6:00 AM

Quartzite

When it comes to choosing a material for your home or business surfacing needs, it can often feel overwhelming as there are what seems like an infinite number of options available to you. So that you don’t have to comb through article after article reading up on all the different materials out there as well as trying to understand the pros and cons that come along with them, use us as your go to source for any and all associated information. Week by week, we’ve been covering different surfacing materials telling you what they are and what is good and bad about them, where they are best used, and overall why we think a certain material would be good for you to use. This week we’ll continue this trend covering Quartzite again explaining what it is and how it’s made, its associated advantages and disadvantages, where we think it is best used, as well as why we think quartzite is a good choice for you! Read below to find out all about quartzite and decide if it is the surfacing material for you!

  • 6/28/2017 6:00 AM

Silestone - A New Take On Quartz

When choosing a surfacing material for your residential or commercial need, it can often feel overwhelming due to the many options available to you in the marketplace. In an effort to help alleviate some of this stress, we thought we’d take on some of that burden by doing the research for you. We’ve been carrying out this task by choosing a different surfacing material each week and explaining in depth what the specific material is, how it’s made, its associated benefits, where it’s best used, and overall why we think it’d be a good option for you. This week our material of choice is Silestone - a surfacing material that is made by combining some of the hardest and more resilient materials in the world. Much like the previous weeks, we’ll again explain more clearly exactly what Silestone is, how it’s made, the advantages that come along with using it, where we see it to be best used, and overall why we think it’d be smart for you to utilize Silestone for whatever your surfacing need. Read below to find out more about Silestone!

  • 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. 

  • 12/19/2016 1:47 PM

Slab Unloading Video

In the video you will see the process of unloading a shipment of natural stone slabs into our warehouse at GMS Werks. 

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