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Where is the best place to use glass and accent tiles?

Tile in Lake Worth, FL from Arc Stone & Tile
You may think glass tile is reserved for specialty shops and formal spaces, but you might be surprised to find that you can use these materials in a variety of areas. For instance, both backsplashes and walls are a perfect placement, and we’re going to tell you more about that in today’s post.Glass ...
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Why choosing marble for your kitchen countertop is a good idea.

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”MichelangeloGranite in the kitchen, marble in the bath, so says conventional wisdom. Conventional is safe, conventional is mainstream. It is our contention, however, that conventional does not usually occur in the same sentence as “...
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What’s the Story with Super White?

One of the reasons we love the stone business is that it is never dull. There is always something new to learn and it’s always fascinating to us in many ways. The dimensional stone industry while growing is still relatively small compared to let’s say porcelain and ceramic tile, which I believe is ...
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What You Need to Know Before You Buy Tile

There are certain questions we hear time and time again when clients are in the process of deciding on the appropriate floor and/or wall tile for their home. In this issue of “ON THE ROCKS”, we will provide you with the fundamentals you need to understand, in order to make an informed purchasing ...
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Video Journals from Xiamen Fair 2019

So I went to the Xiamen 2019 Fair, primarily to investigate the Quartz situation (See last post “Chinese Tariffs). It’s one of the largest, if not the largest stone show in the industry. So much ground to cover. I decided to try something new (for me that is) and take short video journals. A few ...
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The Vanilla Ice Project

If you ever watch The DIY Network and/or are a Vanilla Ice fan (is there a large rapper, house remodeler/flipper fan community??? I wonder), you probably have seen The VANILLA ICE PROJECT. Where Rob Van Winkle aka Vanilla Ice seeks out homes, rehabs them and sells them. We’ve been honored to be ...
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The Vanilla Ice Project: UPDATE

RVW aka Vanilla Ice, has done it again and transformed another property into an ICE PALACE!. Season 7 is in the books (and currently on the air) and arc stone & tile was proud to be a contributor. The Mansion, located in Melbourne, nearly two hours from us here in the Palm Beach area, turned out ...
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The Definitive Guide to Quartzite

Great article from USENATURALSTONE.COM by Karin Kirk. Click here for the full articleYou’ll find pretty much all you need to know about Quartzite in this article.One important clarification you should note is that Quartzite IS NOT the same as “Quartz” countertops also known as “engineered stone”, ...
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Quartzmaster Joint Venture

Our relationship with QuartzMaster, originated nearly 30 years ago. My father established Arc Stone Inc in NJ in 1990. The 90’s were a blur of rapid growth in the economy overall and building in particular. The slab and tile industry just exploded. Exciting times to be in the stone business and ...
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Premium porcelain slabs: like nothing else

Large Premium porcelain slabs 126x63x1/2″ (12mm) Bookmatched. In two luxurious finishes: High Gloss and Silk (natural). Both fantastic to the eye and to the touch and ideal for your next project.Check our newest color: Grey Loft- same large size and thickness for a more modern minimalist look. (see ...
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Once in a hundred years

Hi. Welcome to the third installment of our “On the Rocks” Blog, and our first video!During the later part of 2016, my father was had procured these superb, premium calacatta slabs 3cm thick, gorgeous and spectacular. We had about a half container of them. Most of them went to a project in South ...
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Notes on Soapstone

We have been selling soapstone slabs and tiles from nearly the first day we opened our doors. We think the look and feel of soapstone is unique and offers a look and feel, that is just not duplicated with any other stone or synthetic surface currently available.While we do not pursue Soapstone ...
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New Travertino Slab Arrivals Update

Our new Silver Travertine 2cm Slabs have dual finishes. Filled and Polished on one side, Honed and Filled on the other, providing added value to our customers.
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New Arrivals – Italian Travertino Video Blog

Quick video blog of new Travertino and explanation of cement v. epoxy resin fill.
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Mar a Lago Ballroom Floor

Welcome to our first issue of the arc stone blog: ON THE ROCKS. Articles, posts, snippets, photos, etc posted here are intended to provide insight, background, knowledge, and points of interest as they pertain to natural stone, tile, porcelain, quartz and other hard surfaces.So what better way to ...
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How granite countertops became an american obsession

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ORIGINAL FULL ARTICLE ON VOX.COM***Additional commentary by Michael F Coiro.BACKGROUND:If you’ve ever seen an episode of House Hunters, half of those people would rather have granite countertops than a roof.Changing consumer tastes that caused the shift — big global market forces ...
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Fixing up a house as a first-time homebuyer

by Bret Engle (Guest Blogger)A new home is one of the most exciting purchases you can make, particularly for a first-time homebuyer. While there are plenty of positives to buying a new home, there is a special allure to the process of fixing up a less-than-stellar home into something extraordinary. ...
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Chinese tariffs on quartz surfaces take effect

As you probably of already heard, tariffs on Chinese Quartz products are now in full effect. However, these tariffs are not the direct result of President Trump’s “trade wars” that are all over the news of late and that are also having a significant impact on various aspects of our economy.The ...
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3 ways wood porcelain tile is better than hardwood

When it comes to beautiful home flooring, the rich look of wood is difficult to beat. However, the maintenance requirements and cost of wooden floors make it an impractical choice for many homeowners. Plank porcelain tile offers low-maintenance style and a lower cost than hardwood flooring while ...
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