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Al Fresco and Natural Stone, Perfect Together
Al Fresco and Natural Stone, Perfect Together

From cooktops and kitchen counter space to full sinks and pizza ovens, Americans are loving the idea of bringing the indoors out....

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Resin on Stone Can Peel and Crack
Resin on Stone Can Peel and Crack

Resin coatings, applied to marble by manufacturers rather than natural polish can become brittle with time, especially when exposed to UV light. ...

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I Hate My Pool! Am I Stuck With It?
I Hate My Pool! Am I Stuck With It?

If you are unhappy with your pool, consider remodeling. Pool design specialists can do wonders to change the look and sometimes the shape of your backyard centerpiece. ...

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Soapstone, the Super Stone
Soapstone, the Super Stone

Soapstone won't burn, it doesn’t stain, it will not melt and it is not affected by acidic substances. No wonder Soapstone is showing up in more homes today....

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Three Shades of White
Three Shades of White

It took three types of marble -- each with a different shade -- and 40 years to complete this American icon....

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Save the Vinegar for Your Dressing
Save the Vinegar for Your Dressing

See for yourself how strong vinegar can be by placing an uncooked egg in its shell in its shell in a glass of vinegar for a week. ...

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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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