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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|

The Art of Stone Fabrication and Installation

The Art of Stone Fabrication and Installation requires patience, skill and unique tools. Fabrication is the process that transforms the stone from its naturally occurring appearance into a customized counter that is cut and polished into unique specification. A stone fabricator can provide advice on the best stone, marble or granite for your residential or commercial project. The first part [...]