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What is the difference between commercial grade and residential grade tile?

COMMERCIAL GRADE TILE Commercial grade tile is designed to withstand the highest level of foot traffic, all the while maintaining its beauty.   The benefits of commercial grade porcelain tile: One of the longest wearing types of floors available in the marketplace. Both moisture and stain resistant; fade resistant options are available. Quite easy [...]

2018-01-24T09:17:03+00:00 Commercial, News, Residential|

What are the best materials for outdoor floors and countertops?

Outdoor Cooking Area: What are the best materials for outdoor floors and countertops? Lifestyle Outdoor dining has become a large part of our lifestyle as more and more families entertain at home. Televisions have also become a major component of these outdoor entertaining areas. Therefore, outdoor countertops are generally 30 [...]

Protecting Your Countertop During the Holidays

Protecting Your Countertop During the Holidays Let’s face it, accidents happen!  Your well-meaning friend opens another bottle of red wine, and clumsily spills a little while removing the cork.  A cousin insists on helping in the kitchen and places a hot pot directly onto the countertop. You’ re jotting down information and the ink from [...]

2017-11-27T14:10:46+00:00 News|

How do Marble, Granite and Quartz form

Contact Carr Stone to consult with our design coordinators to help you determine which material is the best application for your project at (504) 835-8453. We are located at 3200 Andover Street in Jefferson, Louisiana. Our showroom and display area are open daily, Monday through Friday, from 9am to 4pm. Samples are available [...]

2017-10-24T11:41:26+00:00 Natural Stone, News|

What Happens When Marble is Sprayed With An Acidic Cleaner?

What Happens When Marble is Sprayed With An Acidic Cleaner? Marble needs special care and attention, especially when we’re trying to remove a stain. You wouldn’t want to cause damage to your marble by etching it with acidic cleaners. As you might be aware of, marble is not as hard as granite or quartz for [...]

2017-09-04T13:24:27+00:00 Uncategorized|

Select The Best Stone Tile Flooring For Your Home

HOW TO SELECT THE BEST STONE TILE FLOORING FOR YOUR HOME Natural stone tile adds an earthy elegance to the home, and a luxurious feeling underfoot. Although natural stone has withstood the test of time, it is not impervious to becoming damaged. There are certain considerations to be made when selecting stone tile flooring. Durability [...]

2017-09-04T12:11:44+00:00 News, Residential|

Tile Companies: Big Box versus Speciality Companies

Tile Companies: Big Box versus Specialty Companies What are the differences between Big Box Tile Companies versus Smaller Specialty Tile Companies? When you walk into the tile area of Home Depot or Lowe's, you will see a nice selection of in stock tile and a smaller area of special order tiles. There is nothing [...]

2016-12-06T12:14:49+00:00 News|