Entries by Chris McCarthy

The Problem with Super White Quartzite

  With the expansion of the global stone market, the metro DC consumer has greatly benefited from increased selection. Stone countertops and tiles from all over the world are available. There is one downside. Sometimes stones are mislabeled and customers are unhappy after installation. The most common occurrence is with a stone called Super White. […]


Grinding, Honing, & Polishing

Every profession uses common terminology. Stone restoration is no different. For floor work here are the three most common terms you will hear:   Grinding – This process is most common in Europe, where the installation process for natural stone floors is a bit different. As the natural stone tile is installed, the grout is […]