Published: 16 May 2017
Discolouration in natural stone tiles. Cause, repair, prevention

What is "dotted" installation? It means applying mortar or cement only on the corners and in the centre of the tile. This habit allows for orifices to form between the adhesive, t......

Published: 18 Apr 2017
Treating natural stone used in exterior design projects

In the case of exterior design projects, it’s important to know that the special solution used should let the natural stone “breathe” to allow moisture to penetrate from under......

Published: 24 Mar 2017
Garden DIY

Those that have a backyard are the lucky ones. They can spend time outdoor and enjoy fresh air whenever they want. Even though a garden is meant for relaxation, you still have to spend some time to take care of it, decorate and maintain it. To truly enjoy the décor, you need quality materials, time and money. But with a bit of patience and imagination you can get the desired result. ...

Published: 3 Mar 2017
Installing steps and counter-steps Find out everything you need to know

Installing steps requires attention and handiness, but we're here to help you out. Inside the house, steps can be polished (sleek) and thus have a low level of adherence, but outside, they should be skid-proof, especially if we are talking about public projects where Romanian legislation requires anti-skid stairs. The recommended stone finishes in these situations are: flamed, honed and brushed. ...

Published: 3 Mar 2017
How to clean a natural stone terrace

Natural stone maintenance is not a complicated process. The only routine you have to stick to is sealing the slates once or twice a year. Otherwise, using a special detergent is enough to keep the stone clean without affecting the sealant layer which hinders stains from penetrating the slab. ...