Raw Materials


Each variety of natural stone has characteristics that complement diverse lifestyles, which is why we invest time educating our customers about the different types of stone that are available. Granite, marble, quartz and porcelain each have strengths and weaknesses that make them suited for certain placements. Knowing the attributes of these different stones will help you choose the best material for your current project.

Granite

Granite offers strength and scratch resistance, making it an excellent choice for kitchen and bathroom counters, floors, fireplace surrounds and other heavily-used surfaces.

Marble

Marble adds sophistication and beauty when incorporated into a design. It’s well suited for use in wet areas, such as tub decks and showers in bathrooms.

Quartz

Quartz is one of the most useful engineered materials in the world. It is naturally very hard, making it particularly durable. It resists scratches, stains and its luster and color give it gemstone qualities.

Porcelain

Porcelain is a manmade material. It is baked at high temperatures to achieve a glassy, translucent appearance. Porcelain resembles china, but is very durable and low maintenance, making it a good choice…