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  • We often get questions on how to keep limestone clean and looking as good as the day it’s installed. Cleaning limestone may seem like a challenge at first, but it is actually very easy to keep this st

  • When making kitchen updates, one of the simplest and easiest ways to spice up your space is to update the backsplash. This is a high impact update that you can do relatively inexpensively, compared to

  • An outdoor fireplace is the perfect addition to turn your patio into your outdoor living room. Here are the reasons why you should add an outdoor fireplace to your backyard.

  • A kitchen remodel can seem like an overwhelming task, but there are easy ways to make updates without gutting the entire space and starting over. We have a few tips on how to spice up your kitchen, wi

  • Marble is a popular and stylish choice for your home’s bathroom, kitchen, or floors. You will want to make sure that you are taking the proper measures to care for and preserve your natural stone to k

  • When picking out and finalizing your stone choice, the finish determines the final look and feel of the material. Two popular natural stone finishes are honed and polished. But what is the difference

  • Before you get ready to cozy up by the fireplace with a mug of hot chocolate, you have to accessorize your mantel to complete the look in style. We have some mantel styling tips to have you enjoying t

  • Travertine, marble, and limestone are all very similar in physical and chemical composition, so cleaning and care procedures are practically the same for all three types of stone. Less dense than gran

  • When a design plan calls for rustic or antique décor elements,very few things replicate the concept better than reclaimed stone flooring. Whether the creative inspiration comes from a European structu

  • For the purposes of this post, let’s go through a few quick definitions. Natural stone is millions of years old. It is quarried from the earth and has gone through many natural changes over time. Cast

  • Shading in Natural Stone is an inherent and desired characteristic. Let’s get that point across very early in this post. Like snowflakes and people, it is safe to say that no two pieces of stone are e

  • When a design plan calls for rustic or antique décor elements,very few things replicate the concept better than reclaimed stone flooring. Whether the creative inspiration comes from a European structu

  • Therefore, let’s discuss the use of marble and granite, and in the interest of “blog brevity”, we will focus on residential applications and set aside commercial uses for another day. We can begin wit

  • Bathroom remodels can be a dream come true — or your worst nightmare. A well designed and executed remodel, whether consisting of small-scale upgrades or a complete gutting of the space, will leave yo

  • The following are a few things you may want to consider with Architectural Stone in the production of your deck and/or patio. This is largely based on current trends that I’ve noticed in home design a

  • The process of customization typically begins with a designer or client coming to an MML showroom with magazine clippings or even a napkin drawing of their vision. That is the beginning.

  • As a design trend, the use of reclaimed natural stone and/or antique stone is certainly not new. It was over twenty-five years ago that a good friend and mentor of mine began to import stone pavers th