We’ve all heard it before: the often-debated question of stone or no stone. Why should I build with natural stone, ask developers and architects. Looking for some good arguments for stone? Here are ten reasons.
Natural stone is the most aesthetic and eco-friendly construction material known to mankind. There are many types of natural stone, each with distinguished properties and advantages. Some are ideally suited for larger applications, while some are better for aesthetically highlighting areas of your home.
Artists, artisans, and architects have been fashioning monuments, sculptures, and artifacts from natural stone for over 5000 years. More recently, technological advances have not only brought the beauty and grace of natural stone right to the doorsteps of modern consumers, but also brought them closer to newer and more innovative applications than ever before.
In any home, the kitchen is the one room the sees the most activity – from preparing and cooking food, to dining, entertaining, and even working. It is obvious that your kitchen countertops should be able to withstand all that activity without having to compromise it’s aesthetic appeal.