Top 3 global suppliers of stone

Brazil is where the US gets the biggest share of its foreign stone from.

Have you ever looked at stone and wondered where it came from? That limestone patio could literally be a little Italy, while your granite countertop might be a small piece of ...

The Red Center: A treasure trove of surface protection lessons

We firmly believe that if you want to get to better know the natural stone in your home, you have to look at what the name implies - nature. The stone surfaces in your property - w...

Why should I use slate for my roofing material?

Slate roofs tend to last for a long time.

In the modern world, we're spoiled for choice when it comes to building materials. Just look at the range of possibilities when it comes to roofing alone: Wood, asphalt, metal...

50 shades of…marble?

Marble like this screams sophistication.

Everyone and their grandmother has heard about 50 Shades of Grey. Starting out as one fan's take on a beloved series of books, the story - which follows the unorthodox love af...

Can I cut food on my counter top?

On surfaces like marble or limestone, a cutting board is essential.

A kitchen counter top exists for the messy business of preparing food. Rolling meat around on it, covering it in messy ingredients, spilling drinks of all kinds on its surface - wh...

A slip-free sealer for the changing face of the USA

The right sealer can help maintain your stone's slip resistance.

Among the many demographic changes faced by the USA, one of the most significant is the gradually ageing population. According to the Housing America's Older Adults report rel...

Turkish stone comes back in vogue

Your stone might have come from the beautiful coasts of Turkey.

The stone used to make various features in your home doesn't all necessarily come from one place. The natural stone industry is a global one, and material comes from not just ...

Top 3 types of American marble

Alabama is home to one of the finest building stones in the world.

If you're not well versed in the ways of marble, you'd be forgiven for thinking that there's only one variety in the world. In reality, there's not even one kin...

Top 3 historical stones

The Rosetta Stone is one of the most famous stones in history.

Natural stone plays a vital role in our daily lives, serving as a tough, durable surface material for a variety of household applications. Your bathroom floor and wall? A kitchen s...

Top 4 stones in popular culture

Stone has featured in some great moments through pop culture.

It's no surprise that, here at Surfacepedia, we're a little bit stone-crazy. Marble, sandstone, porcelain - whatever it is, as long as it's hard and formed over mill...

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