What We Offer
We offer many different services and each project has a process to achieve excellence. These services are designed to assist you in designing and achieving your vision. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
We will discuss the scope and ideas for your project in order to make your vision possible.
Creating a shop drawing will assist us in communicating the vision, measurements, and layout for the project.
Detail Development / Procedural Analysis
The process of detail development and procedural analysis in stone work involves carefully planning and designing the intricate details of a stone project, including the selection, cutting, shaping, and installation of stones based on a deep understanding of their properties and the technical skills required.
In house Material layout
When doing a layout, we take the template that we made from the on-site location and markout where how and where the material will be cut.
Restoration & Reconstruction
If you have stone that needs to be restored. We will offer options on how to fix or even replace it.
Testing can be used for a variety of needs such as the removal of a stain from an unknown source, the testing of different sealers, and many other ways.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Color matching ?
Color matching pertains to our in-house colorists when producing, joining, or repairing stone work projects. All adhesives are custom blended to create the best match for your stone.
Book matching is used when the veining in the material has an angular orientation on the slab. Book matching creates beautiful butterfly patterns.
What are the different types of Matching?
Slip matching Is used with strong directional material, usually vein-cut material. The slab is stacked to create uniform direction and flow.
Quarter matching is similar to book matching to create quadrants. This is usually used to make a butterfly effect in the finished product.
End matching is used to create continuous linear flow on material that has a very strong horizontal direction.
What is Profiling?
Profiling refers to the edge detail. Classic edge profiles are Eased Edge, OG, Bullnose, Half Bullnose, and many others. We can profile in large scale for bolection moldings which are classically used for fireplace surrounds. Profiling is used for steps, countertops, water table caps, and more.
What is Cladding
Cladding is the application of material to walls, ceilings, and structures. We use a variety of setting techniques depending on the application.
Cladding in bathrooms include full shower enclosures, walls, ceilings, and floors throughout as required.
Cladding in lobbies can be full walls or wainscot height walls, desks, planters fountain, and other areas as requied.
Cladding on Facades includes a water table, face panels, and other associated elements.
A Water Table is typically a low panel with a cap and base around a structure such as a house or building.
How do I care
Countertops require simple care. Countertops that are cleaned regularly with neutral ph soap and water will last for years.
-Countertops are NOT INTENDED to have hot items placed on them.
-Cutting and chopping should be done on an appropriate cutting board.
-The countertop is NOT INTENDED to support excessive weight.
How do I care for my bathroom?
-Countertop- Clean regularly with neutral ph soap and water, rinse and dry.
-Showers- To be cleaned like the countertop. Wet areas need to be allowed to dry.
-Floors- Cleaned regularly with neutral ph soap and water, rinse and dry.
Modularizing is when the slab material is cut to create patterns. For instance, a countertop can have a running bond backsplash in the same material.
Miters are used to create seamless returns on materials. Usually, we use a 45° cut on two pieces and glue them together to create a 90° angle. Mitering is a technique used to make thicker-looking edges, smooth returns on walls, designs around fireplaces, and many more applications.
Our Different Finishes
1 / Polishing
Polishing creates a highly reflective surface. Each stone achieves its own level of polish.
2 / Honing
Honing adds a matte finish to the product.
3 / Leather
Leathering is used to create a textured finish. It is also known as Antiqued or Brushed. It is accomplished by a combination of processes based on the material.
4 / split face
Split face is a rough texture that is often used in an exterior application. It is also used to create a rustic look.
4/ Hand Textured
Hand washing is a special custom finish created for or specified by the client.
5 / Acid Washing
Acid washing is used to create a textured finish on calcium-based materials such as limestone or marble.
6 / CArving
Carving is executed in either a traditional or a modern impressionistic style to create a unique product for that special application.