Yearly Archive
for: ‘2011’

Beauty and History of White Marble

No longer shunned from the kitchen, white marble is increasingly used for countertops. It offers a warm, classic look unparalleled by other stones and color ranges. Also, there is a long history of white marble quarries and usage, in both Italy and the United States, which you are part of when you select white marble. […]

Read More

Advantages of Natural Stone

AFFORDABILITY: When assessing the affordability of natural stone, consider durability, lifespan, uniqueness and timeless quality. These characteristics make it clear that natural stone is very affordable. AVAILABILITY: Many vendors stock slabs in nearly 250 varieties including marble, granite, limestone, slate, travertine, onyx, quartzite, and tumbled stone. CARE & MAINTENANCE: Natural stone, when properly sealed, is […]

Read More

Kitchen & Bath Statistics

HOMESIGHT: The Five Stages of Kitchen Remodling By Tom Troland, Senior Market Analyst- Home Categories, Meredith Research Solutions and Art Spinella, President, CNW Research Without question, the kingpin of consumer home remodels is the kitchen. It consumes more attention, energy, finances and complex decision-making than any other project, short of building an entirely new house. […]

Read More