Specifying Natural Stone 

by Donato Pompo

 – Construction Canada, Volume 55, Number 2, March 2013 –

While there may be visual similarities, few materials can replicate the actual sustainable or durable qualities of natural stone.  Although there are many different types of natural stone with different physical properties, it’s not a simple matter to determine where they should be used and in combination with what materials and application types.  Consequently, it’s more important than ever for the Canadian specifier to have thorough and clear quality assurance and quality control sections in their stone specifications. click here for article.