So, we are getting several calls this winter that goes something like this....
"Dear Perfect Granite Solutions, I have all this fluffy white fuzzy stuff on my patio that looks like it's growing." Friends, that's efflorescence! And it's annoying as politicians and health gurus. You might want to TAKE 5 MINUTES, and learn something new for your home and businesses....come read.
This newsletter is my first for the year and it’s food for thought. I’m a self proclaimed expert stone specialist, a novice blogger and even lower on my field of expertise, a wanna-be counselor. Today I want to give you my “counseling tips” as you enter into the new year. Please check with your certified life coach or psychologist before following my sage advise.
As your "preferred" stone specialist, you would expect me to tell you the truth about any stone issue out there. So we need to talk about one of the most popular stones out there right now...Quartzite. It has the reputation for looking like marble and performing like granite. But this is not true for all Quartzite and we need to talk about it...now. If you are thinking about using Quartzite, selling or recommending it, you need to read this newsletter or pass it to someone who does.
Those three monkeys are becoming my “go to” for a better understanding of our time. The younger generation may not know what these pre-human ancestor “of theirs" are doing, except on a text meme, but we do….or don’t we?
I would like to take you on a very brief journey of my take of those who see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil. And ask yourself, “Am I just another monkey or have I evolved to the realm of truth and action?”
The most common misunderstanding about caulking is, “How do you pronounce it?” Now I don’t want to be improper here so here’s my best attempt without a voice recording for you to listen to, but It’s pronounced, Ca-ulk-ing. Now say it fast…. Not bad, but for a few of you, you keep pronouncing it, Cauking. While you practice saying it without blushing or making caulk jokes, let me teach you all you need to know for a good ca-ulk job.
I have been sealing natural stone for over 30 years and after testing and trying dozens of sealers, I wonder, is your stone really protected? I want to show you why it may or may not be protected. I found clear parallels between deciding on stone sealer protection and vaccine protection. You gotta read this.
This poor polar bear is calling out to us humans to sell him some more real estate while prices are hot! Apparently, if we were more conscientious of the environment, there would be more ice to float on.
Is natural stone and quartz environmentally friendly? Let me share some of my thoughts on the subject.
Welcome to another free educational newsletter about natural stone. And if you are not interested in natural stone, how about your natural body?
Have you ever looked at something in your home and said, “Should I replace it?” And then say to yourself, “Well, if it’s not broken, why fix it?” Come and spend a few minutes with me and get some free advice or a free drink of my Covid cool-aid.
The song was written in 1958 by Sonny Curtis, and recorded in 1959 when he joined the Crickets, taking the place of the late Buddy Holly on guitar. We have all sung the tune but now more than ever, we need to appreciate the law as it's being disregarded in every facet of our nation. What if it was against the law to make people wear masks in your business or to tell them they can't shop without a mask on. Would you do it? And here's something. Did you hear that the pandemic is over?