• 9/22/2021 11:19 AM

How Often Should You Seal Your Natural Stone?

To protect your natural stone surfaces, regular sealing may be needed. This blog explains how often you should be sealing your natural stone!

  • 5/19/2021 11:59 AM

UPDATED: Common Mistakes When Choosing Natural Stone

Oftentimes homeowners do not do the appropriate research needed to be sure that they are choosing the correct stone for the space and for what it will be used for. 

  • 2/26/2020 9:19 AM

Incorporating Natural Stone Into Your Backsplashes

When you are redesigning your kitchen it is important to make sure that all of the individual elements come together seamlessly. This means that the countertops, backsplash, hardware, appliances and furniture all work alongside each other to create one, cohesive space. Sometimes it can be difficult to incorporate color, textures or patterns without having two pieces clash or fight with each other for the spotlight.

  • 2/5/2020 9:19 AM

Natural Stone Trends 2020

With the year in full swing, we can look back on past trends and determine what may be leading the market in 2020.

  • 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.

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