Differences in Features and Quality between Marble and Granite

May 24, 2017

When trying to decide whether to install marble or granite in your structure, you need to know the differences in features and quality between these two types of stone. Even though they are both natural elements quarried from the Earth, each one has its own unique characteristics, benefits and care instructions.

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Quantum Quartz Features and Qualities

May 11, 2017

Today, owners of houses, commercial buildings and other structures are searching for the ideal materials to outfit them in a durable, attractive manner. One popular material that many turn to for flooring, benchtops and other elements in structures is Quantum Quartz.

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Qualities of Caesarstone®: Is It Good to Use as a Fireplace Surround?

April 28, 2017

Nothing is as comforting or relaxing on a chilly night as sitting in front of a crackling fire that is in your own fireplace. Sadly, this fireplace will provide little to the ambiance of the room, though, when it does not contain an attractive surround to enhance its appearance.

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Church Flooring Options: Natural Stone Options That Work Best

April 18, 2017

When selecting a type of stone for church flooring, it is important to understand which of the natural stone options will work best for your specific situation. After all, there are different types, colours and maintenance levels of stone that are suitable for floors in a church.

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Reasons Why White Marble Never Goes Out of Style

March 30, 2017

Trends in home decorating come and go. However, there have been a few classic styles that seem to stick around. One of those classics include the use of white marble. It has a beautiful, classic look that has long been heralded as a smart choice for homeowners.

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What Are the Qualifications of a Master Stonemason?

March 6, 2017

Master stonemasons are experts in their craft and have gone through specific steps to earn their rank. They need to learn the basic requirements necessary to be a stonemason, apprentice under a master, work as a journeyman for a specific period of time and only then, will they earn the rank of master stonemason. It takes true dedication and diligent effort for the stonemasons to obtain this rank.

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What are the Most Common Marble Problems and How Can These Be Fixed?

February 21, 2017

Marble is an attractive metamorphic stone that is durable and long lasting for architectural and decor elements such as flooring, benchtops, exterior enhancements, ecclesiastical items and more. Over years of use, though, certain issues can happen if you neglect marble that will need addressing to return this stone to its ideal condition and appearance. We list the most common marble problems with their solutions in the following facts.

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How Customised Marble Fire Surrounds Can Add a Classic Appeal to Your Home

February 6, 2017

Marble has always been a prized building material since ancient times, and it is considered one of the finest and most sought-after materials for the creation of fireplaces. Not only is marble naturally resistant to constant shifts in temperature, but it can also be carved intricately and polished to a beautiful reflective sheen – making it ideal for creating fireplace frames and surrounds.

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Marble and Granite or Other Natural Stone Supplier in Melbourne: Why Choose Hallett Marble?

January 27, 2017

When in search of a marble and granite or other natural stone supplier in Melbourne, you should seek no further than Hallett Marble. We emphasize this point since we have generations of experience in the business, are a family owned company and have vast experience with a number of different types of natural stone.

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Tabernacles, Altars and Lecterns: Choosing the Right Marble Colour and Design for Your Church

January 12, 2017

With the technological advances in numerous designing options, trying to determine the right marble colour for your church is never an easy task. Not only are there several shades to choose from but there are various designs. But the many possibilities make it much easier to select the most fitting and appropriate marble for your church.

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