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Marble: The Elegant Choice

Like any fine lady, car or home they all need their maintenance and count marble being right in line with the rest.  This is probably one of the warmer or softer looking choices for a stone presence, but will require

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Holiday Party Spills: Avoid the Pain of Stains

You’ve spent hours making sure you’re home is  spotless in time to throw the perfect holiday party! The house looks fabulous! Just remember no matter how careful your guests are: there’s always one whom WILL spill and it’s never water… As

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High Fashion Finishes: Here Today Gone Tomorrow

Fashion goes in and out of style and what is available as finish on stone is different. Originally you would see stone finished in more of a rough cut or honed finish simply because it was just not possible to

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Marble Repair: Do I Dare…Try?

Marble is one of the most popular building materials throughout history for advanced civilizations; it boasts construction of such famous buildings as the Taj Mahal, the Parthenon, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Washington Monument to name just a

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Does Size Count?

Well, one can look at this in many ways but not to be to risque this is a granite blog and yes size does matter! Why, because granite comes in limited sizes which may not fit your dream kitchens plans. All

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Seam-Phobia, Is It Really That Bad?

I guarantee there is not a fabricator alive who has not had to deal with a customer with “seam-phobia.” Occasionally you can find a kitchen that doesn’t need to have the stone seamed at some location but for the most

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How to maintain outdoor granite countertops

The Rock Docs are IN. And we’re starting something we hope to do more of and that’s taking questions like the one below sent to us on Facebook. Have a look: Q: Hello Rock Docs: We want to install granite countertops

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