Expert Answers in Slab
Can Stone Veneer be Mechanically attached to plywood on a Vertical Surface?
ANSWER - Plywood can be used as sheathing on an exterior wall, although it has to be protected with a grade D breathable moisture barrier. Mechanically attaching the stone to the plywood itself is not…Read More
The granite sample I approved does not match the granite countertop I received. What can I do about it?
ANSWER - Based on the few photos you provided, I don’t think the white background sample you approved is representative of the salmon background countertop that you got.
Why did my Indian Sandstone slabs turn yellow and what can we do about it?
ANSWER - Wow that looks pretty extreme. Considering you could clean it off suggests that the staining is originating on the surface versus within. Considering the covered based has not discolored further suggests that the staining…Read More
Can a leak in a concrete slab cause a travertine tile to crack?
ANSWER - The only way to determine whether or not the travertine tile cracked as a result of the hot water leak is to perform a forensic inspection by a qualified inspector such as our…Read More
Should I use mechanical anchors to install my 2cm thick granite stone?
ANSWER - Mechanical anchoring of the stone is always considered the safest method of installation. If you do use mechanical anchors you need to be aware of the capacity of the particular stone you…Read More
What should I take into Consideration in Selecting a Granite for an Exterior Countertop?
ANSWER - First of all let me give you some background info to consider. Not all granite, or stones in general, are made equal by mother nature. Being a natural material the physical properties can…Read More