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ColorQuartz: A Brief History

 
Calypso Brown ColorQuartz

ColorQuartz may not yet be a household brand name, but at Marble & Granite, Inc., we’re confident that as you learn more about this dynamic material, you’ll agree that it's a great choice for all of your quartz surfacing needs. Here’s a little bit of history about the company to help you understand our choice to bring ColorQuartz to the New England market.

New Findings on Radon from Marble Institute of America

 
Bross Black from Marble and Granite, Inc.

In their efforts to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information possible to our industry, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) has recently commissioned two new studies on the relationship between granite and radon/radiation. So, reflecting “our” goal of keeping you, the consumer, informed of the very latest in the natural stone world, we’d like to share the results of those studies with you.

Why We Love ColorQuartz (Plus a Cool Video!)

 
Frost White ColorQuartz

Here at Marble and Granite, Inc., we’re exceptionally proud to be New England’s only distributor of ColorQuartz® Stone surfaces. And we’re excited to share with you all of the reasons that we love this product.

Introducing: ColorQuartz

 
ColorQuartz Pewter

About 14 years ago, Marble and Granite, Inc. first introduced quartz surfacing to the New England marketplace when we began marketing and selling Caesarstone. At that time, quartz was essentially an unknown product. We saw back then that the features and benefits that this innovative material provide, and we felt confident that it was a surface consumers would soon come to trust.

Available for a Limited Time: Large Calacatta Marble Original Slabs

 
Large Calacatta Original

When our stone experts in Italy came across these gorgeous, uniquely sized Calacatta Marble Original slabs, we knew this was one opportunity we couldn’t pass by!

Tile Style

 
Bianco Carrara tiles

Natural stone tile is an incredibly versatile and popular choice for surfacing these days. From kitchen floors, backsplashes, and shower walls in the home to bathrooms, lobbies and restaurants in commercial locations, natural stone tile offers a way to uniquely express a distinctive personality or theme. We’re often asked: “What’s in style with tile?” So, here’s a summary of the latest trends we’re seeing at Marble and Granite, Inc.  

Made in America

 
Eureka Calacatta Danby

You know that some of the most exquisite marble in the world comes from Italy. And Brazil has historically produced some of the most gorgeous granites available. But, did you know that there are some pretty amazing natural stones that are quarried right here in the United States?

Inside-Out: The best materials for outdoor living spaces

 
Outdoor Kitchen in Neolith

Now that we’ve finally “sprung ahead” and the days are a bit longer, you’ve no doubt got warmer weather on your mind. Maybe you’re even thinking about some outdoor projects that will let you enjoy the open air more freely as the temperature rises. If so, you’re not alone. The outdoor living and landscape sector has grown into a $60-billion per year industry—and not just in the areas that are warm-year-round. No matter where you live, you can design a beautiful outdoor living space that will last— as long as you know which materials will stand the test of time.

Why Marble and Granite, Inc.?

 
Paul and Jason in Brazil, 2005

You probably already know that Marble and Granite, Inc. offers first-class surfacing materials like granite, marble, limestone, onyx, slate, travertine, soapstone, quartz, Neolith and more. But it’s equally important to us that you understand who we are, how we’ve grown, and what we value. As it’s these core elements that have made us New England’s largest natural stone wholesaler.

Quartz Surfacing: You've Come a Long Way, Baby!

 
Tub Surround in Frosty Carrina

A few weeks ago, we blogged about how quartz surfacing is way more than a passing fad. As consumers, designers, and architects learn more about the versatility and durability of this material, its popularity is growing by leaps and bounds—with it now second only to granite as the top choice in countertops today. It’s interesting, however, to look back over the past decade to see how the industry itself has evolved, not just the technology.

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