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What’s the Best Finish for the Stone You’ve Chosen?

You’ve narrowed down the types of natural stones you love best for each particular project. Now, what are your choices of finishes? Not every finish — polished, honed, brushed, leathered, flamed, bush hammered, tumbled, sandblasted, cleft face, river washing, plus others — applies to each particular type of stone. Which surface is best for how…

Learning to Live Together (or Cleaning and Caring for Your Natural Stone)

You’ve spent a ton of time, money, and energy building or remodeling your indoor or outdoor living area — and your family loves your new natural stone walkways, countertops, and floors! Now it’s time to Get to Know Your Stone. Learning to live with the natural stone you’ve installed will go more smoothly if you’re…

Natural Stone Countertops – Popular Again

The world’s oldest structures date back nearly 5, 000 years and are built from stone, of course. Later, commercial and industrial structures used stone inside and out. Then, modern homes and buildings relied on man-made materials and used very little, if any, natural stone inside. But now, natural stone has come home again. Why? Because…

Simple to Elegant!

Just completed, this stunning remodeled master bathroom completed through Carrie McCall Interiors for the Herman Residence in Summit, NJ.  We used White Carrara Marble Honed with Mitered edges and custom bench and Niche Box!                                          …

Colorful Granite

White, black, brown, beige, and the less common blue, burgundy, gray, green, red, and yellow. Granite’s solid color palette includes stalwart choices that will coordinate with any color scheme, from classic to country. Want to see your options? Start here for lots of photos and articles on white, dark, and neutral granite colors, plus a…

Reconnect with Nature – Inside Your Home

How can you experience the peace and beauty of nature when you can’t be outside? By creating biophilic designs and spaces within your home through building practices thought to improve human health and well-being. Imagine seeing and feeling the textures and colors of a natural environment when you step inside your home. Imagine a beautiful…

Natural Stone Satisfies when Going Green

With all of the choices that need to be made when building or remodeling, choosing natural building supplies satisfies not only the practice of building green, but your inner green, too. Natural stone meets green requirements – it’s environmentally responsible, locally available, resource efficient, durable, and sustainable, and, well, it simply feels good to use…

Natural Stone Outlasts a Lifetime of Trends

Trends come and go, but when you’re ready to build or remodel, take a good look at natural stone countertops. You want to invest wisely, and natural stone countertops will be the solid investment that will blend with the trends — no matter how many times you change your curtains. Why choose natural stone? Granite,…

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