Travertine, Sandstone, And Soapstone: Are These Good Stones For The Home?

Granite, quartzite, and marble are some of the most common stones you can use in your home, but they’re by no means the only stones available. Travertine, sandstone, and soapstone also common options for tiles and countertop slabs, and each has their own pros and cons. Are these natural beauties something you should be considering …

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What Is Leathered Stone?

So, you know about polished stone — that high-gloss finish you can practically see your own reflection in. And we’ve talked about the honed finish, which is matte and silky-smooth. But, you may have heard mention of leathered stone while going through your favorite home design websites, or maybe you’ve even seen it when looking …

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Why Your Kitchen Needs A Backsplash and Tips For DIY-ing Your Own

Natural stone isn’t just for your kitchen countertops — it also makes for a stunning and really durable backsplash. The unsung hero of your kitchen, it’s these rows of tile lining the wall behind your countertop and stove that protects your walls from all sorts of stains, spills and mold-causing moisture that can wreak havoc …

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Man Made Quartz vs. Quartzite: Which Is The Right Countertop For You?

When researching countertop materials, you’ve probably come across quartz and quartzite and gotten a bit confused — aren’t they basically the same thing? Not at all! Let’s check out the differences between both surfaces and figure out which one would be right for your space. Composition and Appearance Quartz countertops are man-made and consist of …

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