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How To Choose the Right Tile

Starting a Remodel? How to Choose Your Tile If you’re about to start a residential remodel project, you’ll likely need to pick out some tile for your home’s new look. Tile is one of the world’s most popular building materials and is used for floors, walls, and even countertops. The term “tile” encompasses a wide Read more about How To Choose the Right Tile[…]

Limestone: What You Should Know

What is limestone? Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed largely of calcium carbonate (CaCO3). Millions of years before our era when surface area and volume of the ocean was larger, all kinds of shells and skeletons of marine life accumulated on the ocean floor and limestone was formed.   Limestone is the most common rock Read more about Limestone: What You Should Know[…]

Defining Quartzite (Not Quartz!)

    What is quartzite? Quartzite is a naturally occurring metamorphic rock. It forms when quartz-rich sandstone is subjected to extreme heat and pressure. Under these conditions individual quartz pieces will recrystallize giving it a beautiful and decorative often marble-like pattern. The interlocking crystalline structure of quartzite makes it a hard, tough, durable rock. The stone is Read more about Defining Quartzite (Not Quartz!)[…]