Homeowners are increasingly concerned with eco-friendliness in their construction and renovation projects. This might mean using reclaimed or upcycled materials and low toxicity paints or looking at installing energy efficient systems like solar panels or low-flow faucets. Did you know that your countertops can be eco-friendly as well? Quartz is an engineered stone that offers…
Onyx is a stunning translucent stone that creates drama when underlit or backlit. It makes a dramatic backsplash or wall feature. Because it is a porous, soft stone, it scratches easily so it better used for lower-traffic areas.
A calcareous stone, onyx is formed when dissolved limestone redeposits and forms new stone. It is a soft stone, which is why most onyx slabs are supported with a mesh backing. Typically, onyx is sealed when used as a countertop.