Are Stone Floors Worth the Maintenance?

Q: We’re in the process of a main floor remodel and absolutely love the look of natural stone flooring. But we’ve heard that stone floors can be a real bear to take care of. What does it really take to keep them looking good? Are there certain stones we should look into over others? Or should we just forget it and go with wood or porcelain tile?   A: Everyone…

Making Contrast Count – How to use contrasting materials in your space

Whether you’re working with small or large kitchen area, many people wonder if they have to have the same material, or stone throughout the space. Some kitchens have large islands, or wet bars that, with the right contrasting material can become the focal points of a kitchen design. Here are a few ways to spruce up an otherwise plain Jane kitchen.    How to make Carrara work:    Marble is always iffy…