Location Near Savannah, Georgia, Chosen For New U.S. Caesarstone Plant

Caesarstone has reportedly selected Richmond Hill, Ga., (just outside of Savannah) as the location for its first quartz surfacing plant in the United States. This is the first plant the company has built outside of its home country of Israel, and it is said to be an investment of between … Read more

All Star Adhesives Offers V-Groove Tape

All Star Adhesives offers v-groove tape for solid surface applications. The tape comes in two versions – Hand Held Rolls and Machine Grade Rolls. The Hand Held Rolls of v-groove tape vary in length from 90 to 105 yards, depending on the product. The rolls are small and light weight, … Read more

Omni Cubed Offers Pro-Cart Tool Tray Accessory

Omni Cubed now offers a new Tool Tray Accessory for use with its Pro-Cart AT1 and AT2. The accessory enables transportation of heavy tool bags/cases to the install location without interfering with the cart’s ability to carry countertops. The product increases efficiency by reducing the number of trips to and … Read more

Using a Poultice to Remove Stains in Granite

This video, presented by Great Lakes Granite & Marble in Redford, Mich., is a useful look at the steps of stain removal from granite and stone countertops using a poultice. The video lists what types of poultice to use on what type of stain; tells what to make a poultice … Read more

You’re the Owner, You’re the Expert

Five Ways to Leverage Your Business Acumen Locally For William, finally hanging the ‘grand opening’ banner on the facade of his business was a dream realized. After years of drafting and redrafting plans and budgets, applying for loans and acquiring the initial capital to break ground on his new property, … Read more

StonExpo Joined By 3rd Show, Expands To Twice Annually

Hanley Wood announced that a new, third show, will join with its combined StonExpo and Surfaces event in January, and that it is launching a second StonExpo show on the East Coast in October. The new third leg of the event, TileExpo, will be housed alongside of the two previous … Read more

Stone and Tile Pros Offers Stone and Tile Field Guide

Stone and Tile Pros has issued a new reference manual – the Dimension Stone and Tile Field Guide: Failures Troubleshooting, Investigation and Analysis Reference Manual, recommended for anyone that works with stone or tile. A wealth of information can be found in this manual, with contributions from seasoned experts with … Read more

New Cosentino Dekton Product Makes U.S. Debut

Cosentino has been focusing much of its recent efforts on its roll out of the new Dekton surfacing product. The product, has been the buzz of the hard surfaces industry since a sneak peak was given of the product at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) earlier this year. … Read more

Amazing and Unique Countertop Projects

We ran across this video of some amazing work done by Gene McDonald, of Refresh Interiors, located in Florida. The work is very unique and is truly “art.” Using a variety of techniques, such as various edge treatments, inlays, thermoforming, layering, backlighting, unusual shapes and more, the company truly gives … Read more

Glue Warehouse Changes Name, Adds New Product Offering

Glue Warehouse has added sinks to its line-up of product offerings. In addition to adhesive products for use with granite, other natural stone, solid surface and quartz surfacing, the company will now offer Fürst stainless steel and vitreous china sinks, Gemstone Solid Surface sinks and Blanco SilGranite sinks. Along with … Read more