Monthly Archives: November 2014

Tiny samples make it hard to visualize how the finished counter-top will look. Color, veining and pattern can vary enormously by slab and even within the same slab. Go to the stone yard, select your slabs...if you find material you like, put a deposit on the stone. A good reputable company will tag your slabs sold and hold them. Remember to take a layout of your project, there is nothing worse than selecting your stone to find out you didn't c ...

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Tests by Consumer Reports (August 2008) state that "Granite with proprietary sealers, such as those sold by Stonemark, performed no better than standard granite. Dupont's Kashmire White stained much worse, even when we resealed it." ...

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Your back-splash is visually prominent but small enough not to need much material, using the space between your counter-tops and cabinets is a great way to spice things up using glass, ceramic, stone or a mixture of all three. ...

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You´ll find caring for your natural stone easy. Warm water, mild dish-washing liquid (no grease cutting agents), and a soft clean cloth are generally all that´s needed to maintain most natural stone surfaces. More tips for preserving your natural stone´s beauty:   Dust mop natural stone floors frequently and protect floor surfaces with non-slip mats or area rugs. Blot up spills immediately. Protect counter-top surfaces with coasters, ...

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(Article from Stone Center of Atlanta) Quartzite is a naturally occurring metamorphic rock. It is created when sandstone is subjected to extreme heat and pressure caused by tectonic plate compression in the crust of the earth. The stone is mined and sawn into slabs which are later precisely cut to become countertops. The tops are polished and sealed for beauty and durability Quartz countertops are often called engineered countertops because t ...

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Templating:Webco Inc, uses the Laser Precision laser templating system. This system was added to our standard templating procedures in 2005 Fabrication: Once the Webco, Inc. has the Phototop® digital template it is downloaded into either Stone CAD or Flow CAD and final preparations to the drawing.After the drawings are broke apart and cutouts have been added, the program moves to Stone CAM or Flow CAM. O ...

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Design considerations are nearly equal among the factors of aesthetics, strength and durability. This is particularly true of interior applications. The imagination of Designers is boundless, and it is Webco, Inc who must council the design professional as to what is feasible and what is not. Stone is not plastic material. It is rigid and breakable when handled in fabrication. Wastage Before making your final selection of a stone, particularly ...

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Marbles, serpentines, and onyxes are traditionally prized for their aesthetic appeal, accentuated by distinct veining and often bold colors. They are relatively softer than granite, although some serpentines are as dense as some granites. Marbles can be scratched by kitchen utensils so it is best to use cutting boards and other protective measures. Use only non-abrasive products when cleaning marble. Marbles can also be etched by chem ...

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