Category Archives: Stone

Why it is Important to Properly Seal your Granite and Marble Countertops?

Natural stone countertops are a lifetime investment. They could cost you more than stainless steel, ceramic, solid surface, or any other man made countertop. However; they are worth the price. To properly guarantee and enjoy beautiful countertops for a lifetime, you should avoid and protect the countertops from any stains. Granite and marble are porous…
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Best Countertop Material for an Outdoor Kitchen

At Emerald Pearl we know choosing the right countertop is a long process, full of different options and possibilities. Although when we talk about choosing the right material for an outdoor kitchen we have to take into account some extra factors. As stated before Outdoor kitchens bring diverse factors to the table, but the two…
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Sink Mounting Styles and Types

Sink mounting styles Let’s start from the very beginning… In the 18th century sinks were called washstands. Washstands were a bit different from sinks nowadays, at the time washstands where small tables on which a pitcher and a deep bowl where placed. After years passed a new invention started to boom. It was the dry…
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Countertop overhang for bathroom, kitchens and bars

When you are choosing material for your countertops, you also have to start thinking on other elements like sinks, sink mounting styles, taps, edges, backslash and also overhang. Today we are going to focus only in overhangs. Granite standard overhangs are approximately 1 ½” and are made to enhance your countertops space. That enhancement is…
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Triad Parade of Homes 2017

Triad Parade of homes 2017   Every year the parade of homes event takes place at this time showing the latest styles and innovation in home building. In Winston Salem Forsyth County featuring up to 31 houses and it takes place on the 14th & 15th of October and continues the 21st and 22nd of…
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