For many families, their home is their single largest investment. As a result, when it’s time to sell, a 10% difference in the sale price can be worth more than what you save – or even earn – in a year. Durable, timeless and attractive to buyers, stone can be a great investment. At Surrey Marble and Granite, we believe in creating a home you love to live in – but there’s no reason that can’t be a house that will sell well, when the time comes. We’ve gathered […]
As professional stone workers, we’re always interested in new design trends that feature our chosen medium. In the last few months, we’ve seen some clever ideas for staircases using stone, so we thought we’d share them here.
What are the alternatives to granite worktops and to marble worktops? Engineered stone is one of the kinds of worktops that can make a great investment. Engineered or manmade stone may offer more flexibility than other kinds of stone. The additives put into engineered stone include polymers and resins that help the stone to bend under great weights, for example. They may also be more resistant to scratching because of the constituents. There are a variety of resins that can be applied to stone to enable these worktops to be […]