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,
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,
March 8, 2018
Boston Design week is just around the corner! We’re honored to once again be a sponsor and excited about the two special events we are involved in this year.
CUMAR is hosting the Northshore kickoff event for Boston Design Week at our Everett showroom on Wednesday, April 4th at 5:30pm. Entitled, “Through Rain, and Sleet, and Snow and Sun – Designing and Building for the New England Climate,” this dynamic presentation with some of the home industry’s leading experts in home and landscape design and construction will be moderated by This Old House host,
July 6, 2017
By Stephanie O’Brien, Care & Maintenance Manager
I am very blessed to consider Italy a second home and have traveled to many different corners of the splendid country, always amazed by, and in awe of, the beauty that surrounds me. On my most recent vacation, it was a different experience than in the past, more stone-conscious, so-to-speak. From ancient sites to classical churches to modern construction, natural stone is an integral part of the history of the country.