3 Questions To Ask Before Using Natural Stone In Your Kitchen

1. How Will the Stone Perform? When considering natural stone for a kitchen project, Tom “TK” Kenny, partner at Scott Simpson Design + Build, an integrated design/build firm specializing in new home construction, historic renovations, and eco-conscious green building projects in the Chicagoland area feels the most important question to ask is about the porosity of the natural […]

5 Questions To Ask Before Using Marble In Your Bathroom

Bathrooms and kitchens are the top two remodeling projects for homeowners—and for good reason. Not only do people love a beautiful bathroom, according to online realty marketing and information company Trulia, “The rooms buyers most closely inspect (and judge) in a house are the kitchen and master bath. These are the interior spaces where the most value […]

Caring For Quartzite Countertops

Quartzite has been gaining in popularity as a countertop material in the past few years—and for good reason. With a look that is often similar to marble and a durability comparable to granite, this natural stone seems to have it all. Why Choose Quartzite? “Quartzite is beautiful and exotic. People often choose it when they’re […]