• 3/22/2017 6:00 AM

Go Big and Bold with Natural Stone

Like the saying goes, go big or go home… Well, natural stone is doing both. Natural stone is becoming a bold choice in home design. It’s being used indoors on vertical surfaces, particularly with natural stone slabs as a high end statement piece. And with the vast number of choices in the world of natural stone, you’ll be sure to find the right stone for your design plan.

  • 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.”

  • 2/8/2017 8:45 AM

An Introduction to Granite

Granite is one of the oldest stones and it has been used as a building material since ancient times. It is one of the most durable natural stones around and will far outlast the building it is installed in, making it a very popular choice construction projects.

  • 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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