• 12/4/2019 7:39 AM

PT 2: Sedimentary stones

There are two common types of sedimentary stones on the market that GMS Werks offers homeowners and commercial spaces! 

  • 10/30/2019 8:43 AM

Updated: Travertine - A New Take On Limestone

Travertine. We’ll explain what exactly it is, how it’s formed and sourced, some advantages and notable characteristics of it, a well as why it’s a good choice for your home or business overall.

  • 7/17/2019 12:04 PM

Travertine Pros and Cons

From Italy to a homeowner’s shower, is travertine tile for anyone’s home? These are the travertine tile pros and cons for the best informed decision. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 12/12/2016 5:24 PM

What Stone Should You Choose for Your Bathroom Floor?

Trying to figure out what type of tile to install in a bathroom can be challenging, but if you love to surround yourself in natural elements then natural stone tiles is the way to go. While natural stone tiles can be an expensive option, it pays off when the bathroom is transformed into a luxury like spa.

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