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Tile Specialist – How Much Extra Tile Should I Buy?

HOW MUCH EXTRA TILE SHOULD I BUY AND WHY? Whether you're calculating how much tile to budget for in your DIY project or you're having your tile professionally installed, it takes a simple calculation to determine how much tile you need to complete the job. First, you’ll need a large measuring tape and something to [...]

2017-05-22T12:27:00+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|News|

Fabricating Stone For Older Homes

Construction Obstacles For Older Homes New Orleans is not just a city with an old soul, it's also a city with older homes. “Over time, nature catches up with even the most solidly built homes. Older homes are prone to a variety of foundation and structural problems, such as major cracks or unevenness in the [...]

2017-04-24T13:01:50+00:00 April 24th, 2017|News|

What Makes A Good Stone Fabricator?

WHAT MAKES A GOOD STONE FABRICATOR? Stone fabrication is an art! Like all artistic endeavors, it takes training to become a master fabricator. There are professional training programs around the country where skills can be sharpened and honed, however, most fabricators initially receive on the job training. One of the most important skills to develop [...]

2017-04-03T11:35:39+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|News, Stone Fabricator|

Is Flagstone a Good Choice for my Home?

IS FLAGSTONE A GOOD CHOICE FOR MY HOME? Flagstone is a generic term used to describe sedimentary rocks split into layers and describes a variety of stone laid as “flags”. These pavers have been employed in various applications for centuries. It comes in a host of colors to work with your design scheme, and is [...]

2017-03-13T11:08:38+00:00 March 13th, 2017|News|

What Makes A Beautiful Granite Countertop?

WHAT MAKES A BEAUTIFUL GRANITE COUNTERTOP? Slabs of granite are as individual as our fingerprints. Often times, there are veins and natural markings that give a slab of granite a unique look. The selection of granite slabs for your countertops is much like when a buyer is going to purchase a diamond. Apart from karat [...]

2017-02-01T21:22:12+00:00 February 1st, 2017|News|

Moldy Bathroom

Cleaning a bathroom can be quite a pain especially when it comes to cleaning grout. But, if you have mold, it is safer to take care of it sooner and not procrastinate. Mold causes a variety of health problems and can even damage your bathroom tiles, marble, or granite. Mold produces allergens that can cause reactions [...]

2017-01-30T12:26:49+00:00 January 6th, 2017|News|

Kitchen Counter Material Decision

Kitchen Counter Material Decision There are so many choices for a home owner to make when trying to pick out the best kitchen counter. Since the counter impacts the entire kitchen's palette, it is important to choose something that you like but will also hold up to the counter uses. So, let's explore Kitchen Counter [...]

2016-08-09T12:03:37+00:00 August 9th, 2016|News|

Tile Countertops

Tile Countertops Everyone uses Granite or Marble for Kitchen Counters, but have you ever considered Tile Countertops? Tile Countertops can be a wonderful substitute for the typical granite or marble slab. So, if you are going to be adventurous and DIY it or if you just want something different, check into tile options for countertops. [...]

2016-12-06T12:14:49+00:00 July 25th, 2016|News|