Quartzite vs. Sandstone

Comparing Quartzite & Sandstone

Running a shop that works with slabs brings you into contact with a variety of materials. Natural stone materials and engineered materials are two of the main categories under which specific materials fall. In this post, we are going to match up two from the first category and see how they compare to one another. That’s right two natural stone materials will be look at in this article as we examine the match up: quartzite vs. sandstone. Additionally, we will see why the dust from working with these materials needs to be controlled and how controlling it can be accomplished. So let’s get into our comparison.

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Natural Soapstone

Natural Soapstone Information

Soapstone is a natural material that you may or may not have heard of. It is a unique material that stands out from other natural stone in some basic ways. In this post we will delve into the details of soapstone as we touch on some of the traits it possesses. as we explore the characteristics of this intriguing material we will also touch on some practical natural soapstone information as well.
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Natural Travertine

Natural Travertine Information

This natural stone is one that is distinctive in appearance and practical in its use. In this post we will take a look at some of the basics as regards this natural material. We will consider what it is made of, its appearance, how natural travertine is used, and what is needed to care for and maintain it.
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Stone Fabrication Process

The Stone Fabrication & Installation Process

If you are just beginning your research on the stone fabrication and/or installation processes, you may be surprised at how much goes into the creation or renovation of a new kitchen or bathroom. This guide will cover information related to the creation of a project from start to finish. And even though the title centers on fabrication, you’ll find that other aspects of the projects play a role as well.

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Granite vs. Quartz

Comparing Granite With Quartz

In the area of kitchen countertops, there are many materials from which to choose. Two of the industry leaders are granite which is a natural stone, and quartz which is an engineered stone. Both materials have a strong record among consumers. Yet, there always seems to be someone asking about the similarities and differences between these materials. This post will server to make a comparison between these popular materials in the context of kitchen countertops. Comparing granite with quartz will be accomplished here by looking at the properties of each material and considering how those properties affect the stones’ performance.

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Stone Countertops

A Case for Stone Kitchen Countertops

When trying to determine what kind of kitchen countertops to select, it many times becomes a challenge to decide which material to choose. All too often a homeowner begins by looking at price. When this happens, it creates a hurdle for stone fabricators to overcome. How can stone fabricators overcome these seemingly insurmountable challenges of having to compete with economical materials of which countertops are made? Indeed, what is the case for stone kitchen countertops? In this post, we will consider that question.
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Natural Granite

Natural Granite Information

Natural granite is seen all over the world in a number of architectural projects. It is a visually diverse material that offers a number of benefits including durability and beauty. In this post we will consider some natural granite information about various aspects of this marvelous natural stone. Along the way we will look at some of the qualities of this stone, why it has become a standard in architecture, and how to care for it. Let’s look at our natural granite information.
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Comparing Marble & Granite

Comparing Granite & Marble

Both granite and marble have been used in the construction of fascinating buildings. Both materials are processed in stone fabrication shops that make use of stone water treatment equipment and various dust collection machines. Monumental architecture is made up of these two natural stone materials. And yet they are so different from one another. Perhaps that is why each one has made its mark on the architectural landscape over the centuries. In this post, we will delve into comparing marble and granite. Along the way, we will consider what makes these materials different from one another. We will also look at the make up of each material. Finally, we will mention some of the use cases for each of these natural stones.
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Natural Marble

Natural Marble Information

Marble has been used in the construction of fascinating buildings. Monumental architecture is made up of this natural stone material. Perhaps that is why natural marble has made its mark on the architectural landscape over the centuries. In this post, we will delve into some natural marble information. Along the way, we will consider what makes this natural stone material unique. We will also look at is make up. Finally, we will mention some of the use cases for this natural stone. Continue reading “Natural Marble”