Archive

  • Super White is NOT Quartzite

    October 24, 2018

    There is much confusion about the true classification of this widely sought out material, and we wanted to put to rest some of the uncertainty for our clients by evaluating the material and testing it ourselves.

     

    Before we jump into the scientific research, let us just touch upon why there is so much confusion in the market, and where the confusion lies.  The geological make up of all the various stones consumers are used to seeing,

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  • How to Clean Your Granite Countertop- Tips from our Care and Maintenance Team

    July 23, 2018

    The widespread use of granite for Kitchen countertops is mainly due to its high-resistance to the everyday wear and tear typically seen in kitchens. If you already browsed our “Care and Maintenance” section, you may know that granite has a higher resistance to acids and to high alkaline detergents than other categories of stones. That said, this doesn’t mean that you don’t have to take care of it! In this specific case,

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  • Best of Boston ® 2018 Best Stone

    July 9, 2018

    Cumar is so proud to have been awarded Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston® 2018 for Best Stone. This great honor is in addition to the Best of Boston® 2018 HOME award bestowed upon us earlier this year from Boston Magazine.

    https://www.bostonmagazine.com/best-of-boston/

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  • CUMAR DAY 2018

    June 30, 2018

    The second edition of Cumar Day took place on June 22nd at Cumar’s facility.

    This is a special day dedicated to team building activities, some housekeeping items, training, constructive feedback and it is especially a way to reinforce the brand identity and Cumar mission among our coworkers:

    It is our mission at Cumar to deliver the highest quality craftsmanship and selection of finished natural stone for its discerning customers, setting the standards for excellence in the industry.

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  • Throwback to 1945: The Cubi Family in History

    June 18, 2018

    There is a reason why Cumar Inc. established itself over the years as the leading importer and fabricator of the finest marble, granite and exotic stones in the New England region. Its history encompasses several decades and generations: when Angelo “Ivo” Cubi founded Cumar Inc. in 1992 in Everett, MA, he was carrying out a family tradition of seven generations. And it is indisputable that he brought with him a piece of Italy.

    It was late spring when a train hit the truck headed to The Cubi’s facility in San Pietro in Cariano (Italy)

    Sant’Ambrogio di Valpolicella and the area surrounding this small city in the heart of Po Valley is considered the marble’s temple.

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  • New England Living TV – Back Bay Episode Featuring Daher Interior Design

    June 12, 2018

    New England Living TV Season 2 Episode 8 features the home and project of Boston based Designer Paula Daher of Daher Interior Design. Paula is a valued customer of Cumar’s so you will see much of Cumar’s elaborate stonework in her projects. This particular Daher project features a gorgeous marble kitchen with a soft leathered finish, a Blue Calcite bathroom complete with slabs on the walls and built up moldings, and a fabulous custom fireplace surround which will be shown alongside our very own Carlo Barglia in this episode.

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  • Cumar Inc.’s 25th Anniversary Party – Modern Luxury Interiors Boston

    April 9, 2018

    Cumar Inc.’s 25th Anniversary Party is featured in the Inaugural Issue of Modern Luxury Interiors Boston

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  • Best of Boston ® 2018 Home Best Stone -Boston

    February 9, 2018

    We are honored to have been recognized again by Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston® 2018 Home edition for Best Stone in Boston. This is in addition to previous years 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2016.

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  • Stone World Magazine January 2018 – Cumar Inc Celebrates 25 Years

    January 7, 2018

    Stone World Magazine January 2018 – Cumar Inc Celebrates 25 Years

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  • Best of the North Shore 2017

    October 9, 2017

    Cumar Marble and Granite, custom fabricators of natural stone, is honored to be the winner of two 2017 Best of North Shore Home Awards (BONS). CUMAR was named Best Flooring along with Best Stone/Tile

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