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Travertine – good enough for rome | but is it right for Your home?

What is Travertine? Travertine is a building material that has been used by many to forge popular structures such as the Roman Colosseum and, more modernly, the walls of the Sears Tower in Chicago. Formed by rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate, travertine is a sedimentary stone that is now used by many for the choice …

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When to call a professional to retore your granite

Granite and other natural stones are beautiful, durable products for enhancing your home’s flooring and countertops. Despite their durability, these products do require occasional maintenance and care. Most care can be done by the owner but there are several occasions where you might want to reach out for professional care, this article covers those occasions. …

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Different Types of Granite

Granite comes in different colors and markings.  The following list covers the major different types of granite you could have in your home. Black Pearl Granite: black with silver, gold, green, brown, and grey specks. Black Galaxy Granite: black with golden spots. Giallo Ornamental Granite: White with quartz swirls. Moon White Granite: White with tones of ivory, …

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Best Marble Care Tips

DON’T USE ACIDIC CLEANERS Nothing worse than doing the opposite of what you intended.  And in an effort to take care of your marble using an acidic cleaner will damage the marble overtime.  I’m not just talking about harsh chemical cleaners, Vinegar is very acidic and not safe for marble. Wipe Up Spills Immediately You’d …

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