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Caring for Your Natural Stone
Caring for Your Natural Stone

Here's the safe way to clean your granite and other natural stones. ...

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Don't Take it for Granite
Don't Take it for Granite

There are several other reasons to consider granite over quartz for your countertops....

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DIY Grout Cleaning Tips
DIY Grout Cleaning Tips

Here are some DIY solutions that work well to clean your dirty and discolored grout....

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Countertop Rx
Countertop Rx

Have your countertops lost their luster? Here are the three most common reasons why your countertops have lost their shine and how to bring them back to life. ...

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Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!

New Year’s Resolution Home Improvement Tips that Don't Break the Bank. If one of your New Year's resolutions is spiffing up your home a bit, we've got some great tips for you that will make a big difference without breaking the bank. Of...

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Shed Light on Your Surfaces
Shed Light on Your Surfaces

If you are designing or remodeling your interior, don’t forget that an effective lighting plan takes into account the function and style of each room, including everything in the room from furniture and decorative objects to walls and flooring. Unfortunately,...

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The Value of Quality Craftsmanship
The Value of Quality Craftsmanship

Cutting Corners Will Cost Much More in the Long Run You can tell right away whether your stone or tile installation is visually appealing, but whether it is structurally sound may not be readily apparent until years down the line. A...

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Marble Cleaning?
Marble Cleaning?

Marble Cleaning? We get many calls from homeowners asking about Marble Cleaning services, yet we rarely find that what they are actually looking for is in fact ‘cleaning’ of their marble. More often than not, what they are looking for is...

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Tips from a Stone & Tile Care Pro for Selecting and Buying Stone and Tile
Tips from a Stone & Tile Care Pro for Selecting and Buying Stone and Tile

Are you building a new home? Restoring or re-decorating your old home? Are you an architect or interior designer in need of some direction with which tile to specify? The selection of tile and stone can be difficult,...

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Black Granite Fading?
Black Granite Fading?

I have received numerous calls lately concerning the fading of black granite counter tops. The most common complaints seem to be on Absolute Black, Black Galaxy, Zimbabwe Black and a few others.  I have heard many fabricators try to blame the...

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