The Perilous Strategy of the Big Switch
Transshipping: Get caught in the crime, and you could be doing time.
Maintenance: Basics of a Service-call Kit
The simplest things get the biggest workout for this stone-restoration expert.
Bailes Granite and Marble made the swtich from glass to stone 16 years ago, and they haven't looked back.
Imagine the Future of Quartz Slabs
Check out three new key developments in quartz surfaces from the innovator: Breton S.P.A.
Outdoor Excellence in Natural Surfaces
The Hardscape North America awards honor the best in natural stone used in residential and commercial outdoor living spaces.
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The Safe Shop
Lifting slabs with a forklift is common shop practice, but never take anything for granted.
SFA: What's The Answer?
Vein direction on quartzite; crack or fissure?; and, the mystery of the recurring crack on a fire-pit ledge.
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