kitchen

Routine Care of Kitchen Counters & Vanity Tops

First rule for proper care of your countertops, table tops, vanities, etc.: make sure they are properly sealed. To check, spill a little bit of water onto them and give it a few minutes, then wipe up the water. If there is a darker area where the water was, this is an indication that the…
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sealing-stone

Know About Sealing Your Natural Stone

Worried about stains on your marble, granite and other natural stone, but terribly confused about whether or not to seal? Many people find that they are given a lot of conflicting information when it comes to sealing. This article will help.
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marble-cleaning

Marble Cleaning?

We get many calls from homeowners asking for Marble Cleaning services. While we do offer marble cleaning, we rarely find that what the customer is actually looking for is in fact ‘cleaning’ of their marble.
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selecting-stone

Tips For Selecting and Buying Stone and Tile

Are you building a new home? Restoring or re-decorating your old home? Are you an architect or interior designer in need of some direction with which tile to specify? Click here for details.
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YellowMarble

Why does white marble turn yellow?

Why does white marble turn yellow? Causes and cures (and why we recommend white or very light marble never be used in a shower) Sitting in my office one morning I received a call from a very upset homebuilder. He told me he was building a two million-dollar home and had installed nearly 3500 square
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5 Most Common Mistakes New Managers Make

Learn which five most common mistakes a new manager is likely to make, and how to avoid them. Mistake No.1 – Who’s the Boss? Some of your subordinates will be young and new, eager to follow you. But, the experienced ones might be more resistant to your directives. especially if it comes across as an
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Feeling Stressed? Try the One Joke per Day Therapy

There are so many elements today in our lives that make things more and more hectic by the day, and there hardly seems to be any respite from the constantly mounting pressures and tough competition to stay ahead of everybody, plan for the future, etc. However, this has also led to rising stress-related issues, blood
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