Quartzite is a very hard metamorphic rock that originated as sandstone. Through a process of high heating and pressurization sandstone is transformed into Quartzite, an extremely strong and durable natural stone. When heated, individual quartz pieces recrystallize giving it a beautiful and decorative sparkling pattern. Quartzite is ideal for any countertop surface due to its strength and long-lasting composition. When deciding on what to use for your next countertop surface, consider quartzite countertops for its strength, beauty, and overall durability.
Engineered stone (US name) is also commonly referred to as, agglomerate or agglomerated stone, the last term being that recognised by European Standards (EN 14618), although to add to the terminological confusion, this standard also includes materials manufactured with a cementitious binder. The Quartz version (which end consumers are much more likely to directly deal with) are commonly known as 'quartz surface' or just 'quartz'
A great alternative to granite, marble, and other more popular stone surfaces. Onyx provides a sleek and modern look to any workspace. Onyx Countertops are a rarity as they bring a unique appearance with strikingly dramatic appeal. With its exclusive style, onyx generally comes in swirling and pastel color patterns.
Granite has been used for thousands of years in both interior and exterior applications. Rough-cut and polished granite is used in buildings, bridges, paving, monuments and many other exterior projects. Indoors, polished granite slabs and tiles are used in countertops, tile floors, stair treads and many other practical and decorative features.
Color: Marble is usually a light-colored rock. When it is formed from a limestone with very few impurities it will be white in color. Marble that contains impurities such as clay minerals, iron oxides or bituminous material can be bluish, gray, pink, yellow or black in color.
Products from around the world are at your finger tips when you work with us. If we don't have the material on-site that you desire, we will locate the specific type, color and style for you. On your approval, materials will be ordered, customized and installed in a timely manner. If you're unsure about what will fit your needs and style, one of our specialist will be glad to assist you in selection appropriate materials best suited for the job. Here at Hard Rock Stone & Tile, we understand that no matter how small or elaborate your project is, budgeting matters. There are no surprises in the pricing with Hard Rock Stone & Tile. Not only will we give you up front pricing and stick to it, will help you stay within your budgeted needs.
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Travertine is one of the most frequently used stones in modern architecture. It is commonly used for façades, wall cladding, and flooring. It is suitable for black splashes, fireplace panels, showers and sinks. Travertine is one of several natural stones that are used for paving patios and garden paths. Countertops are emerging very fast as popular and affordable option as well.
Travertine is available in many earthy colors, as it is a natural stone. You will find many delicious shades of walnut, gold, cream, beige and ivory.
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