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Denver Basement Flooring Options


May 14, 2020

Selecting a construction material for the flooring of your home can be one of the most important decisions for a property owner. Not only are these surfaces which will be viewed on a daily basis, seen by family and friends, in addition to being resilient and able to withstand varying amounts of traffic but they must also be aesthetically pleasing. Design components can sometimes interfere with exactly which options of flooring materials are appropriate. For example, if you have an open concept, creating and maintaining a sense of flow throughout each of the different locations - kitchen, living room, dining room, hallway - is important. While kitchens and bathrooms often receive different recommendations for the specifics of a flooring material, based on the potential for water exposure, basements also can benefit from selecting a preferred option.

Finishing a basement can add significant value to your property. Not only is it entirely possible to add another bedroom, but other space can be utilized for laundry, entertaining, exercise, recreation, or anything you can imagine depending on a specific budget. Selecting a flooring material for this space may be dependent on a homeowner’s vision as each property presents different opportunities, but the following are quality options which should be given consideration no matter your plans. 

Wood Look Tile
Hardwoods aren’t the best option for basements due to the moisture possibilities and other elements which could potentially harm them - water heater, laundry equipment, etc. but many people prefer the look they can achieve. For this reason, wood look tile is a great option. Able to withstand the traffic and any potential water, these tiles can create the look an owner envisions while providing a more legitimate material.

Vinyl Flooring
Resilient vinyl flooring is also a quality option for basement considerations. Serving as a good floor covering, depending on the style or color selected, area rugs could be installed to provide optional carpeted space in addition to the vinyl. 

Porcelain/Limestone
Both porcelain and limestone tiles are also exceptional choices which would be resilient to potential moisture exposure while providing a solid covering. Able to be installed in various designs or color considerations, almost any potential design component could be achieved with either of these two materials. Depending on personal preference, basement flooring materials aren’t very limited or stringent as those in other areas of a home.

If ready to upgrade or add new flooring to your basement, then we’re here and ready to help move your remodeling project forward. Our specially trained experts can assist in helping you select the best design and all appropriate materials. Natural Stone Sales has been serving the greater-Denver area for 15 years with a wide variety of differing available options for view in our showroom to help you get a better understanding of what any tile will look like by itself or in combination with your current bathroom or kitchen design.Come look and feel for yourself the wide variety of tile options available to choose from and determine with will fit exactly as desired. Our highly trained staff has been providing quality service and helping customers, completing installations, and even providing maintenance tips for many, many years. Contact us today at 303-777-7485 or visit the showroom and take a look for yourself.
 
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Denver Natural Stone: Timeless Kitchen Trends Continue


November 20, 2019

One of the most important rooms within a home and a huge selling point to potential buyers, kitchen design has always been an important concept. From open floor plans to older, boxed-in style kitchens, there are some aspects that have always been important components of the design process and are expected to continue well into the future.

While there are many kitchen trends for 2019, many fall into the same categories of those detailed specifics that have lasted for centuries. No matter if you are purchasing a new home or completing a kitchen remodeling project, you’ll want to maintain these practices in order to ensure you not only end up with a functional space but also one that will maintain its value and perhaps even increase the overall worth of your property - now and into the future.

Countertops
Natural stone countertops have been a timeless option for years now. From the incorporation of granite to quartz and many other options, the availability and functionality of stone only continues to rise in popularity. 

Space
Storage space has always been a key component and is garnering more attention as time passes. Gone are the days of keeping appliances out on the counters or having microwaves sitting atop surfaces. Opening up space for preparing meals and keeping the “open” concept alive throughout the kitchen is expected to continue.

Colors
There are obviously different colors to paint a kitchen and while adding a splash here or there has always been relevant, the timeless classics are also still extremely popular. Greys, whites, black, and earthtones rule the day but adding multiple colors or alternate island countertops are increasing in popularity.

Sink
Large, functional sinks have always been an important centerpiece to the kitchen. While appliances will always need their space, where the kitchen sink sits essentially maps out the entire space. Utilizing a statement sink is a solid foundation from which to design your dream kitchen.

Fixtures
Along those same lines, the style, type, and color of fixtures used can also add to the overall value of your kitchen space. Classic, galvanized and gun-metal looking options that were initially used years ago continue to be the trend with newer concepts - such as hook necks for washing dishes and space, taking over. 

If you’re ready for an upgrade to a natural stone surface in your kitchen or wish to create an entirely new look for any area within your home, then we’re here and ready to help move your project forward. Our specially trained experts can assist in helping you select the best design and all appropriate materials. Natural Stone Sales has been serving the greater-Denver area for 15 years with a wide variety of differing available options for view in our showroom to help you get a better understanding of what any tile will look like by itself or in combination with your current bathroom or kitchen design.Come look and feel for yourself the wide variety of tile options available to choose from and determine with will fit exactly as desired. Our highly trained staff has been providing quality service and helping customers, completing installations, and even providing maintenance tips for many, many years. Contact us today at 303-777-7485 or visit the showroom and take a look for yourself.
 
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Denver Natural Stone Backsplash Benefits


October 15, 2019

The modern trends within kitchens continue to brighten homes all across the country. Open floor plans and the revitalization of bars, islands, and peninsulas for breakfast spots and eating spaces have increased the usage of these areas over a traditional dining room for many homeowners.

Rising with these changes have been natural stone countertops. Replacing older, peeling solid-surface options, these harder and more durable materials also last a lifetime. Once incorporated into your kitchen, you’ll wonder how you ever survived without them. Now, these same styles and designs are climbing the walls with natural stone backsplash options also increasing in popularity. While available as tiles or stacked options, another common method is to utilize a solid-slab, similar to the countertop. Doing so, offers the following benefits.  

Bold Design

Instead of simply having a different pattern of material, keeping the same stone utilized for the countertop and extending it up the wall to serve as a backsplash creates a bold design concept. Particularly favorable in open floor plans where the material can be seen from across the home, this allows for the surface to serve in two different ways - as it was intended for a protective backsplash and as a focal point for the kitchen itself. Matched with cooperative cabinet colors, this style can definitely take your kitchen to the next level.

Cleaning

Wiping down kitchen backsplash can be a daunting task, having to get in between tiles and ensuring grout lines do not show stains or trap food. Especially when using the stove, splatter can unexpectedly end up on the surface and may not be tended to until after it has dried - making it more difficult to remove. When utilizing a solid-slab backsplash option, these worries disappear. Able to be cleaned with a simple wipe-down, exactly like the countertop, makes clean up a breeze.

Heat Resistant

Backsplash is typically installed around sinks and stoves. The latter could make it subject to being compromised by the heat, depending on the material chosen. If using a solid slab natural stone material, then there should be no worries. While it is recommended that owners still utilize trivets and pot holders on the countertop surface, any potential interaction from the backsplash perspective should be negated.

If you’re ready to upgrade or create an entirely new look for your kitchen, then we’re here and ready to help move your project forward. Our specially trained experts can assist in helping you select the best design and all appropriate materials. Natural Stone Sales has been serving the greater-Denver area for 15 years with a wide variety of differing available options for view in our showroom to help you get a better understanding of what any tile will look like by itself or in combination with your current bathroom or kitchen design.Come look and feel for yourself the wide variety of tile options available to choose from and determine with will fit exactly as desired. Our highly trained staff has been providing quality service and helping customers, completing installations, and even providing maintenance tips for many, many years. Contact us today at 303-777-7485 or visit the showroom and take a look for yourself.
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Denver Natural Stone Benefits of Wood-Look Tile Flooring


September 18, 2019

As time passes, the changes to interior design and what people prefer also adapts. It’s interesting, but many new open style flooring concepts are becoming prevalent in new construction, but also being outfitted with some retro fixtures and styles. One thing that has stood the test of time is hardwood flooring. This material was an original and has been used considerably throughout home construction in the past and present but may soon be getting some competition from another material.

Tile flooring has adapted to become a quality option for homeowners. The benefits of installing tile floors extend beyond many of the other available options and understanding that these floors aren’t the patterned squares of the past but can be made to give the appearance of other substances is even more pleasing. This typically comes to mind when wanting to achieve the look of hardwood surface while receiving the exceeding positives of tile.

Clean-Up

Any spills or dirt can be cleaned up in a breeze when on a tile flooring surface. Not only do you not have to worry about the possibility of a stain (as with carpet) but these materials allow for a quick mop or sweep to remove any potential issues. Whether it’s in the kitchen or an accident from a pet, both can be handled quickly and easily on tile surfaces.

Water Damage

Another benefit to wood-look tile flooring is the ability to install it in every room of the home if desired. Many homeowners shy away from areas where potential water damage is an issue, such as bathrooms or hardwood floors in a kitchen and opt instead for tile. This gives them the option to extend their open concept through the surface material and create a flow throughout the home, in addition to not having worries about any potential water damage. 

Color Options

A significant benefit to wood-look tile flooring is the ability to see precisely what color will be installed throughout the home. Instead of having to utilize stains in order to achieve a certain color style, individuals can simply select the tile color they desire and know exactly what they are getting. 

When utilizing hardwood floors, small areas must be sampled in order to see what the end result will be, but it is often hard to visualize what the finished product will look like once the entire surface has been stained. For wood-look tile, homeowners receive an appreciation knowing they can look, feel, and see exactly what the colors are going down and don’t have to worry with fading or any other stain issues associated with actual hardwoods.

If you’re ready to add wood-look tile flooring as a surface inside your property, then we’re here and ready to help move your project forward. Our specially trained experts can assist in helping you select the best design and all appropriate materials. Natural Stone Sales has been serving the greater-Denver area for 15 years with a wide variety of differing available options for view in our showroom to help you get a better understanding of what any tile will look like by itself or in combination with your current bathroom or kitchen design.Come look and feel for yourself the wide variety of tile options available to choose from and determine with will fit exactly as desired. Our highly trained staff has been providing quality service and helping customers, completing installations, and even providing maintenance tips for many, many years. Contact us today at 303-777-7485 or visit the showroom and take a look for yourself.
 
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Denver Natural Stone Kitchen Island Benefits


September 11, 2019

Modern kitchen designs have helped to transform this area into one of the most important rooms within a home. Kitchens are now not only being used for preparing meals but entertaining, in addition to offering an area where friends, family, guests, and sometimes even strangers can come together in order to share in fellowship and a meal. The rise in popularity and focus on achieving something that is not only aesthetically appealing to the eye but also functional, creates a unique scenario not found in other areas of a home.

Remodeling your kitchen can result in surprising benefits ranging from reducing energy costs to improved comfort and safety. One of the best additions any homeowner can make when completing such a project is creating a plan to achieve the latter and understanding that even a few minor changes can help to improve the overall usefulness of the kitchen area.

Implementing an island or upgrading an existing centerpiece is something that can greatly improve both the work space and design components of your indoor kitchen.

Design Difference
Contrasting kitchen islands allow for those concerned about the design concept to incorporate their own unique style. By having an island with a different color or countertop than a majority of the remaining kitchen - a modern feel is automatically granted for the workspace.

Extra Seating
Implementing an island component to an existing kitchen also allows homeowners the opportunity to add extra (less formal) seating. Instead of having a separate breakfast area or having to utilize a formal dining room for each and every meal, the island serves to provide a space for quicker meals to be consumed.

Storage Space
Not only do kitchen islands allow for design differences and a new place to eat, but typically they also function as additional storage space. Depending on the particular design selected, kitchen islands can provide a few new drawers for storing pots, pans, utensils, or other necessities with ease.

Additional Work Space
On top of the added storage is additional work space. Whether you utilize the new island countertop for food prep, serving, cooling, or even (unrelated) folding the laundry. Having a wide, spread out space available, plus all of the existing countertops allows for homeowners to receive the most benefit from their added island space.

If you’re ready to add an island or enhance your current kitchen inside your property, then we’re here and ready to help move your project forward. Our specially trained experts can assist in helping you select the best design and all appropriate materials. Natural Stone Sales has been serving the greater-Denver area for 15 years with a wide variety of differing available options for view in our showroom to help you get a better understanding of what any tile will look like by itself or in combination with your current bathroom or kitchen design.Come look and feel for yourself the wide variety of tile options available to choose from and determine with will fit exactly as desired. Our highly trained staff has been providing quality service and helping customers, completing installations, and even providing maintenance tips for many, many years. Contact us today at 303-777-7485 or visit the showroom and take a look for yourself.
 
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