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Dark Natural Stone Options that are Perfect for a Contrasting Kitchen

There are many natural stone designs trending in 2018. Some of these design trends have been seen in bedroom walls, a mixture of multiple natural stones, and inspiration from nature. The biggest trend we noticed is the theme of black and white design. The darker and lighter stones compliment well with almost any material and the color combination is timeless and classy. This type of design is used decade after decade simply because it works. Black and white can take over walls, cabinets, floors and sinks while staying within budget and wowing your guests.

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How Natural Stone Is Formed

Natural stone has become one of the most popular materials to use in homes, commercial spaces, and outdoors. Have you ever stopped to wonder the origin of these beautiful stones? Natural stone was actually created thousands of years ago when our planet was full of mineral gasses. These gasses hardened and solidified to form everything we see on the Earth today. Stone made its debut during this time.

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Natural Stone Formations Throughout The World

The world is full of beautiful scenery. From the mountains to the oceans, every country has something to offer. Natural stone formations are unique because they are not man-made and they have been formed over a long period of time by the elements of nature. This is what makes them so sought after and so popular.

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Famous Stone Buildings Around The World

For several centuries, stone was the primary building material because it is still one of the most durable and elegant materials. To this day, there are several buildings around the world made completely out of stone. We have found some of the most beautiful and famous stone buildings from around the world and how each was made from a unique stone.

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Why You Should Be Using Natural Stone In Your Next Project

Architects, developers, and construction workers often ask why they should build with natural stone and the list in endless, but we are going to highlight the most important reasons that you should be using natural stone in your next project.

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The Best Stones For Your Bathroom Remodel

There is no material that is quite like natural stone. No two stones are exactly alike and they can add personality and texture to any bathroom.

There are several stones that can be good choices for your bathroom and we are here to lay all of your options out on the table.

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Keeping Your Subcontractors Happy In Extreme Heat

Summer hasn’t “officially” started yet, but the temperatures have been saying otherwise! The soaring temperatures bring the danger of suffering from heat-related illnesses for anyone working outdoors, including construction workers.

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Tips For Managing Your Subcontractor

Many general contractors use subcontractors when they have too much work on their plates or are overextended. Companies need subcontractors to keep their own profitable,  which creates a symbiotic relationship of give and take between businesses and encourages growth for both. Subcontractors aren’t officially employees of a company, but they still operate under the general umbrella that is the company itself. Use these tips to manage subcontractors efficiently so that corporations and subcontractors alike can remain successful.

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Stone Maintenance And Restoration

Installing natural stone into your home can bring elegance and personality, but many people stray away from this material because they assume it is hard to maintain. The good news is that with proper care and maintenance, you can delay any everyday wear and tear.

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4 Customer Service Tips For Natural Stone Fabricators, Contractors, & Designers

When you’re working on a client’s project, sometimes accidents happen. Whether it’s something out of your control like natural disasters or bad weather, or things in your control like bad scheduling or incorrect billing, customers can get upset from time to time. It doesn’t pay to lose a client due to poor customer service or lack of care when it’s so easy to train employees to deal with the situations appropriately as they arise.

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