When it comes to polishing your natural stone flooring, there is an entire process to accomplish before reaching this stage.  Polishing is what brings out the natural shine in your stone tiles.  This is usually the second to last step in the restoration process.   Before you can even begin to do the polishing process, Read More

One thing that you will find that due to everyday use and traffic, you will start noticing wear and deterioration on your natural stone floors.  And without knowing the proper cleaning and maintenance that your floors need can leave them looking dull, worn, and dirty.   That is where the refinishing or restoration process comes Read More

We all know how much of an investment a natural stone floor can be to install into our home, but it always adds this beauty and character to whatever room we are placing it in.  Taking care and maintaining that investment is important.  Part of that maintenance and care is making sure that you have Read More

Terrazzo is made in a very unique way and has been around for several centuries.  It is a tile that was created out of frugal needs than anything.  The creators, Venetian marble workers, took the left over marble chips that they had and mixed it with the concrete to pour out on their terraces.  It Read More

Before we divulge into what terrazzo tiles look like, let’s take a look at the history and where it came from.  Knowing a bit more about its history and how it came to be can help us get a better idea of terrazzo.   Though some archaeologists have found some evidence of terrazzo tiling being Read More

Terrazzo is that beautiful natural stone flooring that is made out of the marble chips mixed with either concrete or resin.  Once they are combined, it makes this really smooth and luxurious flooring that captures the beauty of marble.  It is very durable though made out of marble chips.   It is a rather porous Read More

Between slate and granite, the most popular of the two natural stones would be granite, especially when it comes down to countertops and flooring.  Though they have a few things in common such as them being a natural stone and are found in the earth, they are very different from one another.  One of the Read More

When choosing slate tiles for your floors, there are a few things to consider before just choosing any one.  We are all about finding the best deal, especially when it comes to such an expensive investment such as flooring.   There are a few things that you need to consider when you check out the Read More

One thing that you have to remember is that while slate is beautiful, like all natural stone it needs maintenance in order to avoid dirt build up and scratches.  It is not one of the harder stones, so without the extra protection of a sealant and regular maintenance, your slate tiles can be damaged.   Read More

Saltillo tile has become very popular in both Mexico and the Southwest region of the United States.  Its popularity is quickly spreading across the entire US.  It is a unique and beautiful tile that is hand crafted down in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico.   It has become very popular in the cottage industry.  In that region, Read More