Granite

Fritztile
...fritz industries has over 40 years of experience producing high quality, beautiful and natural,cost effective, marble and granite resilient terrazzo floor tile at high traffic areas for commercial, industrial, and residential applications. fritz industries also manufactures a complete line of associated products including underlayments for floor preperation, adhesives, and floor care. fritzt...
Mannington Vinyl Flooring
...e most realistic ceramic, stone and wood visuals in resilient flooring. natureform·hg combines high gloss, or shine, with texture to add new dimension to the classic look of marble, granite and ceramic designs. natureform·dg offers the beauty and realism of differential gloss, which is applied at two levels to authentically replicate the natural gloss level...
Amtico® Vinyl Flooring
...rtantly, an amtico floor in the home is guaranteed not to wear out for 20 years. no other flooring range is as extensive or as versatile. you can even combine amtico products such as wood with granite or glass with marble; something that just would not be easy to achieve with the natural materials. because amtico is so versatile and flexible you can create an original design that will...
Arizona Tile
... to include more than twenty-five locations in seven western states, with products distributed to both residential and commercial customers.this has led to our importing of more than 230 varieties of granite, marble, limestone, travertine, slate and onyx slabs and tile, making us one of the largest independently-owned importers of stone in the united states. not only do we stock over 40 series of ...
Silestone® Quartz Surface
...ning the perfect environment starts with a selection of the right materials, and that's where silestone comes in. silestone is an engineered quartz surface that looks, feels and weighs like natural granite and marble. yet its strength, hardness and competitive price make it the superior choice over natural stone or plastic solid surfaces. silestone is selected by thousands of customers, archi...
Corian® Solid Surfaces
...material that's great for work or play? a surface that can stand up to the challenges of time and punishing customers or substances? what about combining corian® with tile, stainless steel, wood, granite or glass? it does play well with others. are you looking for finishing touches like inlays and edge treatments? or dramatic, thermoformed shapes that can engage, excite and express? mu...
Zodiaq® Quartz Surfaces
.... zodiaq® is also heat and scratch resistant. with routine care, zodiaq® will retain its radiant, lustrous appearance for many, many years to come. there is no need to search miles and miles of granite yards for the right sheet, zodiaq® is a manufactured product which means the sheet color is consistent. you can expect the end product to have the same appearance as the first. zodiaq® c...
TM Natural Stone
... showroom staffed with dynamic in-house design professionals who can help you find just the right stone for your project! this facility stocks more than 500 natural stones including 140 different granites that are ideal for countertops. in addition, more than 2,500 different stone samples are on display for special orders bringing t&m's selection to over 3,000! ...
Benissimo™ Systems
...benissimo™ systems llc was formed to provide innovative surface solutions to the building industry. the first product is the international patent pending granite solutions™. "granite solutions™" was designed to provide the slab granite look and feel for the 60% of the market unable to afford slab granite. most standard surfaces can use a combination of the above listed granite tiles, w...
Sistone Natural Stone
...s, exterior cladding and even stone pieces for fine furniture. working with many different natural stone importers, sistone supplies a vast range of stone types, colors and textures, including granite, marble, travertine, limestone and now, synthetically engineered stone. the sistone fabrication facility is state-of-the-art using unique equipment, specially designed and produced for ...
SenSa Natural Stone
...auty, elegance and luxury to any home. along with soapstone products, sensa by cosentino includes marble, travertine and quartzite and is available in polished and new "sensa touch" finishes. sensa™ granite selection by cosentinosensa™ granite selection by cosentino is an extensive color selection that provides stunning visual appeal of color and texture to countertop surfacing. cosentino careful...
Kindred Sinks
...e come back soon… we don’t want you to miss any new product that we are constantly adding to our line. kindred collectionthe kindred collection series includes stainless steel and under-mount sinks, granite sinks and matching faucets, and a wide array of custom accessories. designer seriesthe kindred designer series is a collection of hand fabricated stainless steel sinks for residential use. th...
Mystic Granite & Marble
...dynamic and unique company. scraping together investment money from savings and loans and recruiting help from her sister, donna mauro, darlene began to lay the foundation of what would become mystic granite & marble; one of florida's most successful distributors of natural stone in tile and slab. in the beginning sales started slowly. with no delivery truck, fabricators picked up their own order...
Trinity Tile
...tom stone fabrication completes the full product offering at trinity tile. a full-service fabrication facility utilizes the most advanced technologies for producing countertops and wall cladding from granites, limestones, travertines and marbles. our experts will review your specific needs and recommend the best way to achieve your one-of-a-kind design. ...
Elkay Sinks
... way they function and simplify your everyday. upgrade your kitchen, bathroom or entertainment area, with spectacular material and color choices, from stainless steel and copper to fireclay and granite. ...
Arizona Tile Natural Stone
... factories to review new product options. we also continuously travel the world to find new product colors and ideas to offer our customers.this has led to our importing of more than 230 varieties of granite, marble, limestone, travertine, slate and onyx slabs and tile, making us one of the largest independently-owned importers of stone in the united states. not only do we stock over 40 series of ...
MSI Natural Stone
...msi offers the most competitively priced premium natural stonetm products with the widest selection and most rapid delivery times available. msi's selections include over 2,000 skus including granite, marble, travertine, slate, limestone, quartzite and sandstone. msi accurately forecasts customer demand and manages sku levels to ensure all required product or services needed are provided in the mo...
Solistone
... offer solutions in design, planning and implementation of rare and beautiful tile and stone. projects range from estates, commercial projects to civic sites. our exceptional line of porphyry, granite, pebbles, antique terra cotta tiles, roof and floor tiles, and rare natural stone will help fulfill the creative vision of any distinctive design project...
Bedrosians® Natural Stone
...while ceramic tile is a man-made product, marble, granite, slate, limestone and quartzite are natural products made by mother nature. marble has been used for centuries to grace the most lavish buildings in the world. today, in the united states, marble is gaining popularity as a residential as well as a commercial finish material....
Granite-Tops
...granite-tops is a leading natural stone fabricator that has redefined quality, value and service. since 1995 our full time focus has been on crafting natural stone surfaces as our primary business – specializing in kitchen countertops, islands, vanities, fireplaces, shower panels, granite and marble tile. at granite-tops, our philosophy is simple . . . meet not only our customers' ...
TBA Cabinetry
...cabinetry and electrical products. today, tba, llc has continually broadened its product lines to include several sophisticated lines of bathroom and kitchen cabinetry, faucets, sinks, vanities, granite, toilets, conduit pipe, range hoods and pvc plumbing pipe and fittings making tba, llc a leading competitor as your one, diverse source for all kitchen and bath needs...
Miracle Sealants
... involvement makes us a company driven by three generations of stone and tile care professionals. this experience enables us to recognize the best ways to care for marble, limestone, travertine, granite and other natural stone as well as ceramic tile and masonry surfaces. it was the catalyst for our first product, 511 impregnator introduced to the market place in 1984. through this produc...
Hanstone USA
... we source various types, sizes and colors of quartz crystals from around the world, which provide the desired hue, feel and design, and capture the spirit and essence of natural colors. unlike granite and many other surfaces, hanstone is non-porous and requires no sealing. in addition to being even more durable than granite, hanstone is also stain-resistant, heat-resistant and easy to m...
Intrepid Marble & Granite
...locally owned and operated, intrepid marble and granite is internationally recognized and conducts business throughout the united states and abroad. our clientele ranges from architects and designers to the general public. it is our goal to be absolutely certain our clients are getting the perfect products to bring their visions to life. inside intrepid marble and granite you will find ...
Pental Granite & Marble
...the company began in 1999, with a few selections in granite slabs, and has since become one of the largest wholesale tile and stone distributors in the pacific northwest.  pental online is our latest effort to provide you with the newest product information and quality service. with showroom locations in seattle, fife and portland, we at pental granite and marble look forward to doing b...
Acmestone
...serving the state of florida since 1990. our 2 acre stockyard, 6000 sqft warehouse and showroom houses the finest selections of authentic turkish, peruvian, mexican and italian travertine, exotic granite slabs from more than 25 countries, world-class italian, spanish, trukish, egyptian and indian marble, slate, and onyx, delicately quarried from the mountains of italy, pakistan and iran....
AG&M
... since 1992, ag&m has been a worldwide leader in granite, marble, quartz, tile and soapstone supply. we have eight u.s. sales centers and slab yards and a globetrotting management team. our deep industry experience and excellent reputation give us access to the finest quarries in the world, while our diverse customer base gives us the buying power to bring our customers top quali...
MetroQuartz
...since 1992, ag&m has been a worldwide leader in granite, marble, quartz, tile and soapstone supply. we have eight u.s. sales centers and slab yards and a globetrotting management team. our deep industry experience and excellent reputation give us access to the finest quarries in the world, while our diverse customer base gives us the buying power to bring our customers top quality natural stone at...
DalTile® Countertops
...what’s the best kitchen countertop? how do i select a standout kitchen island? debating between quartzite vs. granite or marble vs. quartz countertop? shopping for a countertop comes with a lot of questions. our extensive selection includes every option, from the finest natural stone to enduring one quartz to our award-winning panoramic porcelain. our stone center experts can help guide you thro...
Tlg Stone Design
...virginia. we have a huge variety of custom design options which set us apart from the competition. we carry all popular kitchen cabinets and countertops including quartz (silestone, caesarstone), granite, marble. get a brand new custom kitchen or bathroom from the experts at tlg stone design inc. we work closely with our clients to ensure they are happy with the results. ...
MSI Surfaces
... 46,000 containers per year and manage an inventory of over 125 million square feet, including over 4,500 skus of porcelain & ceramic tile, quartz countertops, natural stone countertops and tile (granite, marble, travertine, slate, limestone, quartzite, and sandstone), prefabricated countertops, decorative mosaics, and sinks. ...
Tamiami Tile
... 1938 tamiami tile has worked closely with architects, decorators, designers, and homeowners from all around south florida, to help develop their concepts into authentic masterpieces of tile, marble, granite, onyx, metal and glass. we take our client's challenge in hand and heart to carefully craft a unique living experience. even if your notion embraces mosaic flower inlays of water-cut granite,...
Agglomerate
...e that consists of stone pieces and/or aggregates held together in a resin. most agglomerate tile has the same characteristics as the type of stone used in the matrix, and is frequently classified as granite, quartz or marble. agglomerate marble flooring is created by mixing natural marble with a resin. it delivers the aesthetics of natural stone, is more durable and requires less maintenance tha...
Engineered Stone Countertops
...granite countertops offer timeless beauty, natural durability, and unique elegance unsurpassed by your other countertop options. available in a wide variety of colors and patterns, granite counters are the premiere choice for kitchen and bath projects. we understand the significant investment you're making when you choose granite, and we're here to help you make the selection that's ri...
Granite Countertops
...granite countertops offer timeless beauty, natural durability, and unique elegance unsurpassed by your other countertop options. available in a wide variety of colors and patterns, granite counters are the premiere choice for kitchen and bath projects. we understand the significant investment you're making when you choose granite, and we're here to help you make the selection that's ri...
Granite Tile
...granite is a coarse-grained igneous rock composed mainly of quartz, feldspar and mica. and just where do you find quartz, feldspar and mica? at the center of the earth, of course. it's there where granite crystallizes under extreme pressure. so much pressure, in fact, that it's nearly as hard as a diamond. like a diamond, granite is prized for its beauty. its variety of striking colors and distinc...
Luxury Vinyl Flooring
... vinyl. it is a newer innovation made of several layers of resilient polyvinyl chloride (pvc) while the top layer is coated with urethane. the photographic layer can depict many materials like stone, granite, and wood. advances in manufacturing allow more detailed textures besides just smooth and shiny, departing from its “plastic” look of your parents generation. the best types of vinyl floorin...
Stamped Concrete
...s for years, concrete gets stronger as it gets older. concrete may be colored by adding pigments before or after it is in place, by using chemical stains, or by exposing aggregates, such as marble, granite chips, or pebbles, at the surface. textured finishes can vary from rough to polished. patterns can be scored, stamped, rolled, or inlaid into the concrete. some designers have been known to us...
Terrazzo
...terrazzo is a composite material, poured in place or precast, which is used for floor and wall treatments. it consists of chips of marble, quartz, granite, glass, or other suitable material, poured with a cementitious binder (for chemical binding), polymeric (for physical binding), or a combination of both. metal strips often divide sections, or changes in color or material in a pattern. additiona...
Travertine Tile
...ey-colored natural stone quarried for thousands of years, continues to be chosen by some of the world's best-known architects and designers. because travertine is abundant, weighs less than marble or granite, and is comparatively easy to quarry, it was the natural stone most frequently used by the ancient romans. famous structures constructed with travertine tile include the colosseum, the trevi f...
Tarkett Composition Tile
...all tarkett composite tiles, color essence is low emitting and contains a balance of pre- and post-consumer recycled content. azterraazterra vet (vinyl enhanced tile) infuses the look of marble with granite-like particles to create a dynamic terrazzo visual. with lower maintenance and increased durability, azterra is suitable for retail, education, and other applications looking to balance cost w...
3 Tile Foyer Ideas That Will Make A Lasting First
... has always been a symbol of luxury, and it brings an untouchable level of sophistication to your entryway. available in various colors, its distinctive veining makes it unique and classy. it is also granite and quartzite are less opulent but can still make a powerful design statement. opt for the classic black and white retro combination or mix it up with three related, complementary colors for a...
5 Reasons Why Terrazzo Tiles May Be Perfect For Your Flooring Needs
... a building or public space in need of a flooring upgrade, you may consider using terrazzo tile. a low-maintenance flooring option that’s been around for decades, terrazzo is made by blending marble, granite, quartz or glass chips into a cement binder. the results provide durability, but also visual depth, and its unmistakable mid-century look has seen an enormous resurgence in popularity in recen...
Bring New Life to Your Kitchen with Color
...an upscale atmosphere. black design elements can lend that same sense of elegance to your kitchen. appliances are commonly available in black, but you can also incorporate black through tilework, granite or marble countertops, or an eye-catching porcelain or soapstone sink. "whatever colors you choose for your kitchen, the most important thing is to trust your intuition and to wrap your...
A Handy Guide to Starting a Home Remodel
...ver, choosing the right countertop can be overwhelming. to help make the difficult decision a little simpler, jcpenney home services experts offer insight on two of the most popular choices: granite countertops have long been the mainstay of a beautiful kitchen or bathroom. granite is a natural stone, quarried from large stone deposits around the world. it can have many different vari...
3 Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2018
...tile types another popular treatment in kitchens and bathrooms is to use different types of tile and surface stone. incorporating tile of different shapes and texture such as quartz, marble or granite can energize even the smallest space. scale provides another way to create interest. to achieve a mosaic feel, look for 1-by-1-foot tiles prepped on larger 12-by-12-foot sheets. sometime...
Escape with 2018's top trending color
...s or light-grain wood finishes. "outside of paint, reinvented versions of the classic black hue are showing up in key design elements - from faucets, to matte black appliances, to black veined granite countertops, black windows and marble floors," says schlotter. "the possibilities are truly endless when it comes to adding this misunderstood neutral in the home." ...
Material Matters
...om. countertops in a bustling kitchen, hot pots, sharp edges and spills mean the counters can take a real beating. that's what makes stone a favorite choice for this surface. natural stone like granite or quartz is hardy, but engineered options offer even greater resilience. options like marble or limestone deliver beauty similar to natural stone but these softer materials require more care ...
Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Trends to Watch
...e of products that can make your life better, from scald-proof faucets to appliance types and installation, and grab bars in bathrooms. express yourself with tile while materials like stone and granite remain popular, additional trends for kitchen and bath remodels include textured tile and patterns in all shapes and textures. changing tile in a kitchen or bathroom can add visual interest an...
5 ways to create big luxury in a small master bathroom
...sider a shower system with an elegant brushed nickel finish to elevate the look of your overall shower and bathroom decor. 3. splurge on luxury materials. yes, materials like travertine tile or granite countertops can be costly, but when you’re renovating a small bathroom, you need less of those materials. adding marble tile above a small tub/shower area will cost far less than outfitting a ...
Easy DIY projects to prepare your home for sale
...stance guarantee, this premium siliconized kitchen and bath sealant repels water, liquids, soap scum, stains so the sealant stays looking clean, fresh and new. plus, it is safe for all surfaces, even granite and marble. revisit lighting throughout the home – proper illumination isn't just useful, it can open up a room and highlight beautiful architectural features. all lighting should be dusted...
Beauty and utility: Designing a functional, stylish home
...oap in water. busy and beautiful kitchen countertops countertops are another design centerpiece of the home, and beautiful products abound. quartz brings the look of stone and the variation of granite, with less maintenance. butcher block counters are on-trend, add warmth and dimension, and are easy to repair. a good varnish helps maintain the wood and prevent staining. wallpaper makes a...
Don't Lose the Luster-Maintain natural stone counters
...erial. maintaining that luster and shine requires a bit of effort, but the ability to enjoy the unique character of natural stone makes it all worthwhile. it's important to understand the shine on granite and other natural stone is not from applying a wax, but a natural shine that reflects a rigorous process. after being quarried from the earth's surface using a combination of diamond wire c...
Color Your Kitchen
...nce, elkay's unique quartz finishing process delivers a satin-smooth, on-porous surface that prevents foods, liquids and bacteria from sticking to it. because natural quartz is four times harder than granite, it has the ability to resist scratches, smudges, heavy impact and heat up to 535 f, making it both a practical and attractive option. explore a variety of models that can help make your reno...
Natural Stone in the Shower
...molecular structure and are less likely to stain, bonasera said. there are many exceptions to this concept and a knowledgeable stone supplier and fabricator can help guide you to a suitable material. granite is a good choice for bathrooms, said jacqueline tabbah, vice president of international stoneworks, inc., a stone restoration company in houston, texas. "most granites are easier to main...
The evolution of kitchen design: Timeless tips through the decades
...en planning for a renovation, find space for an island or a peninsula for extra seating, storage space or to create a focal point. 2000s: the 21st century ushered in stainless steel appliances and granite countertops as the epitome of the modern kitchen. while the look of stainless is not going away anytime soon, newer alternatives to granite countertops, like neolith's sintered compact surfaci...
3 Ways Soapstone Enhances Home Design
... (family features) move over, marble and granite. there’s a new, old stone that’s coming back into vogue. after first coming into use 5,000 years ago, soapstone is once again becoming a “go-to” material for kitchen and bath designs, indoor and outdoor living spaces and more. there are three primary reasons for the revived interest in soapstone, according to steven schrenk, digital media director ...
5 Ways To Do A Quick Kitchen Makeover
... up a kitchen more than new countertops. natural colors complement stainless steel appliances, but you can choose from a wide array of hues, making the look as simple or as sophisticated as you want. granite and quartz offer a gorgeous look, and have an ultra-smooth surface that's extremely durable and easy to clean. try mixing and matching the colors of your countertop, floor, and walls to achiev...
Bold and Blended
...atter what room in the house you’re sprucing up. in the kitchen or bathroom, choosing the right style and material of countertop can make or break your intended design. for example, the beauty of granite’s natural patterns make it a one-of-a-kind look for your home, while a newer kitchen design trend, stainless steel, provides a distinctive look. another easy way to play with the texture...
Simple Steps to Maintain Natural Stone
...ophisticated aesthetic, it’s generally regarded as a practical choice because it’s more durable than many other materials. its resistance to scratches also makes it a more sanitary choice. however, granite, marble, travertine and other natural-stone and quartz surfaces do require proper care and attention to maintain that luxurious finish. keep your natural stone in top condition with these tips...
Top 5 secrets from professionals on home renovation
...(bpt) - when asked what kind of upgrades homeowners would like to make in their home, most have a similar wish list that includes features like marble or granite counter tops, an open concept kitchen, a remodeled bathroom and a deck. there are plenty of good reasons why people opt for these features. they're beautiful, create a certain atmosphere, and who doesn’t want to come home to a stylish ki...
Secrets to marrying style, eco-sense and luxury in any bathroom
...cycled glass, it’s easy to find flooring material that meets your expectations for luxury and beauty while still minimizing their impact on the environment. while traditional luxury countertops like granite require materials to be mined from the ground, luxurious eco-friendly options can be just as beautiful. for example, countertops made of cement embedded with recycled glass come in a variety o...
Superior design, superior functionality
...don’t compromise the space’s necessary functionality. from countertops to fixtures, a modern kitchen is designed with the home chef in mind and should seamlessly integrate purpose and style. beyond granite long considered the hallmark of a luxury kitchen, granite has been widely chosen for its aesthetic appeal and rugged durability; however, homeowners looking to break from the standard have a...
4 great ways to create an outdoor living space
...ements to keep in mind: outdoor kitchens are in demand whether you keep it simple with a built-in grill, some counter space and a sink, or go grand with a brick pizza oven and abundant seating at a granite-topped counter, an outdoor kitchen is becoming a must. in fact, according to realtor.com, home buyers will pay a premium of more than 26 percent for a home with an outdoor kitchen. as with t...
Dispelling Myths About Natural Stone
...of material choice if stains are a concern. "if a client wants white marble for their bathrooms, i would recommend using it in the master bath rather than a child's bathroom," foresman said. "white granite would be a beautiful option for a child's bathroom - it gives a similar look but is more stain resistant." myth: natural stone is expensivenatural stone is often found in high-end projects, ...
Kitchen Trends 9 Ideas for your Redesign
...s to mix it up. you might try one material on the wall and a different one on the floor. or you might opt for a busy floor pattern and a sleek look on the backsplash. a kitchen island that’s one part granite and one part wood separates prep and dining spaces yet still looks classy.jewel tide™ 5/8 random glass mosaic in beach pebble tile for mixingour tile designers have really taken the mixed med...
A Kitchen Designer Tells All - Five tried-and-true tips for rocking your kitchen remodel
...m, that offer a multitude of style options for the larger surface areas of your kitchen - including flooring, wall surfaces and countertops - with tried-and-true designs that mimic looks of marble or granite, as well as more modern options in blue, green, black and much more. a little space can add a lot remodeling because you're tight on space? you're not alone. "the top complaints i hear -...
Tips for Tackling Holiday Messes
...but should be straightened before the guests arrive. prep your kitchen surfaces. often serving as the base camp for holiday entertaining, the kitchen deserves some extra attention. for kitchens with granite and other natural-stone surfaces, use an effective cleaner, such as the granite gold three-part system of cleaning, sealing and polishing before the party to ensure that it looks cleaner - and...
5 Ways to Create a Safer Bathroom
... few simple steps: * choose a textured floor. the splish and splash of taking a bath often leads to slippery surfaces. when choosing flooring for a bathroom, avoid slick surfaces like porcelain and granite, and look for textured choices with better traction. if ceramic is a must, look for certified slip-resistant options. when in doubt, opt for smaller bathroom tiles. the more grout lines, the m...
Add Appeal, Save On Your Remodeling Project
...pocketbook. * countertops: serving as an integral piece of your kitchen space, the addition of new countertops can easily become the priciest part of the remodel project. homeowners like the look of granite and real stone, but want a durable and affordable alternative that helps them achieve the look they desire with the budget they have. a new alternative for countertops is the capture collectio...
Caring for Your Stone Surfaces
...(family features) many homeowners install granite or marble countertops and vanities for their durability and to add more value to the home. but in the end, nothing beats the most visible benefit - that rich shine and luster right after the workmen install the new natural stone. it's that gorgeous shine homeowners desire to maintain. for some, their lustrous granite or marble surfaces are the e...
Kitchen trends for 2013: 'Revamping kits' offer high-end results
...that refinish countertops, cabinets, and appliances are already in growing demand. here are three top kitchen kits that can easily, quickly and affordably help your existing kitchen look high end. granite remains the no. 1 choice for kitchen remodels, but the standard cost of granite runs from $50 to $110 a square foot (including installation). while there's nothing functionally wrong with lami...
Upgrading your kitchen from 'blah' to 'bling' for less
... making the most of the countertop requires the right material for aesthetics and functionality. while there are numerous options, today's laminate countertops feature beautiful designs that mirror granite and other natural stones at a fraction of the cost, and with scratch-resistant finishes that are not only easy to clean but also resist common stains like peanut butter, permanent marker and r...
Get Your Kitchen Holiday Ready
...rything down. and don't forget about those usually unseen spots - move appliances, cookbooks and displays so you can clean underneath them, rather than just around them. keep in mind that if you have granite countertops, you need to use a ph-neutral stone cleaner. soap, abrasive cleaners or cleaners with citrus can damage granite. sink - a kitchen may look spic and span, but one stinky sponge c...
Cleaning Made Simple
...ub by scrubbing with baking soda on a clean, damp sponge. rinse, then wipe dry. you can clean and deodorize your vinyl shower curtain by giving it the same baking soda treatment. -if you have stone, granite or marble surfaces, use a cleaner made specifically for those materials, such as dupont(tm) soap scum remover or dupont mold and mildew stain remover for natural stone. some general purpose cl...
Top kitchen upgrades that blend beauty and value
...as work and storage areas, provide staging and serving space, and have a major impact on the overall look of the room. replacing lower-cost countertops such as laminate with higher-end materials like granite can enhance the usability and look of your work surface. even if you opt to replace older laminate with the same material, your kitchen can benefit from a fresh face and improved material qual...
Follow the trend and give your kitchen and bath a mend
... magazine's cost vs. value report 2011-2012. what are most homeowners looking to accomplish first? according to a national association of home builders (nahb) survey, adding a linen closet, marble or granite double vanity and a shower with multiple showerheads top the list. "it makes sense," adds jack suvak, senior director of market research and insights at moen. "the bathroom is often the on...
Top Tips for Party Prep
...ie" and "celebrations." "and, just like leather and wood in your home, specialty products should be used to care for natural stone. you want products that are designed to protect and enhance your granite, marble and slate surfaces by protecting them and keeping them clean and pristine." jeanne's tip: to keep natural stone countertops looking new over time, use a protective sealer such as ...
LATICRETE Draws a Major Crowd at Surfaces 2011
...e each participant went away a winner, those landing on the bullseye took home exclusive prizes such as a brand new wii console or an xbox 360. for one lucky winner, carlos arizmendi of california granite & flooring inc. based in escondido, the new xbox 360 has already been put to good use by his four sons. though arizmendi’s shot sailed wide of the bullseye, his wife stepped right in for him a...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...ested in remodeling their kitchens should consider a well-designed, open, airy layout that integrates the kitchen into the rest of their homes. dross also suggests new countertop materials in lieu of granite, such as quartz stone or binding crushed recyclable glass underneath a solid, smooth surface for those seeking green alternatives. underfoot … but not underrated m. grace sielaff of m. g...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...ested in remodeling their kitchens should consider a well-designed, open, airy layout that integrates the kitchen into the rest of their homes. dross also suggests new countertop materials in lieu of granite, such as quartz stone or binding crushed recyclable glass underneath a solid, smooth surface for those seeking green alternatives. underfoot … but not underrated m. grace sielaff of m. g...
Color splashes into 2010 styles
...hat room will be hardwood, as in the past. bathrooms will continue to use tile in ceramic, porcelain and natural stone for flooring options. even countertops will opt for natural materials such as granite, quartz and marble...
Caring for Granite & Bluestone
...caring for granite & blueston...
Install a Granite Countertop & Kitchen Cabinets
...installing a granite countertop and kitchen cabinet...
NatureForm™
...realistic ceramic, stone and wood visuals in resilient flooring. NatureForm·HG combines high gloss, or shine, with texture to add new dimension to the classic look of marble, granite and ceramic designs. NatureForm·DG offers the beauty and realism of differential gloss, which is applied at two levels to authentically replicate the natural gloss lev...
terrazzo floor
...A form of mosaic flooring made by embedding marble, onyx, granite, or glass chips in Portland cement, polyacrylate modified Portland cement, or resinous matrices. The terrazzo is poured in place, cured, ground, and then polished. Rustic terrazzo is a variation where, in lieu of the grinding and polishing, the surface is washed with water otherwise treated to expose the chips. Quartz, quartzite,...

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