This is, and always will be, a work in progress! Marble Maestro has compiled here for our clients a wealth of information and resources that we have accumulated over the years.
But, we’re always learning, and therefore always adding to this area, and so it should grow and grow and grow!
Whether you’re building a new house or remodeling, natural stone offers you unparalleled beauty, permanence, and uniqueness – and adds true value to your home. See what others are saying about natural stone:
Natural stone is a key part of two of the top 10 elements of design in the home that are resonating with today’s buyers: the desire for low-maintenance/no-maintenance materials and the use of natural materials inside and outside the home.
— Builder Magazine/National Association of Home Builders
Homeowners who remodel recover the following percentages of their remodeling costs at resale (note: upscale projects include stone):
Bathroom remodel-upscale: 92.6%
Bathroom addition-upscale: 84.3%
Kitchen remodel-upscale: 79.6%
— 2003 Cost vs. Value Report, Remodeling Magazine
In a study of materials for kitchen countertops, granite had the highest number of “excellent” ratings of any surface.
— Consumer Reports
To help you find the information you are looking for as quickly as possible, we have broken the Resources Section into four categories:
Frequently Asked Questions
For answers to all the most commonly asked questions that clients ask us
For general care and maintenance of your marble and stone
History Of Marble
A general history of marble and its uses
Types Of Marble
Detail on the types of marble available, and how each is best suited for different applications and areas