The incredibly difficult job of sealing granite countertops

The incredibly difficult job of sealing granite countertops

One of consumers main concerns regarding granite countertops is that they must be sealed. Competing solid surface products enjoy pointing this fact out, to instill fear into the prospective customer. Score one for the competitors because, yes, granite should be...
A Passage to Bangkok, part 3

A Passage to Bangkok, part 3

Stupas, monks and dogs… The first thing you notice when visiting Myanmar, besides hearing the delightful “Mingalaba” out of everyones mouth, is the unbelievable amount of golden stupas and pagodas dotting the countryside. Thousands of them. I’ve never seen so much...
A Passage to Bangkok, part 2

A Passage to Bangkok, part 2

Our introduction to Cambodia is by way of a tuk tuk, the regions preferred method of transport.  The heat is almost unbearable, even though this is the cool season in Southeast Asia.  I can’t begin to imagine what the hot season is like. The poverty of the country...
A Passage to Bangkok

A Passage to Bangkok

“Our first stop is in Bogotá…” Actually, our first stop isn’t Bogotá at all, and we won’t be “checking” any Colombian fields either (as suggested by Neil Peart’s drug fueled lyrics from the classic Rush song that I blatantly stole for this blogs title). We are not...
Holiday Rocks

Holiday Rocks

Just in time for the holidays, the stone I purchased in Italy this September is beginning to trickle in. Our staff waits in curious anticipation, as the first bundles of slabs emerge from the shipping container.  Most of the time we play it safe, importing only...