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The Best Natural Stone for Your Bathroom
The Best Natural Stone for Your Bathroom

All natural stone, properly installed, cared for and sealed will hold up great in your bathroom—and nothing looks as wonderful as real stone...

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Tripping Over Lippage
Tripping Over Lippage

Lippage, a condition in which one edge of a stone tile is higher than adjacent edges, is usually caused by poor installation and just a small bit of lippage could cause a person to trip and fall...

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Marble vs Granite for Your Headstone?
Marble vs Granite for Your Headstone?

Have you ever thought what your headstone will be made of? The durability and availability of granite has allowed it to surpass marble as most popular headstone material...

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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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