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Denver Travertine Tile Bathroom Options


July 1, 2020

One of the most common home improvements many people elect to incorporate into a remodeling plan revolves around the bathroom. Be it a master suite or simple guest bath, upgrading the utilities, storage space, and other intricacies of these readily used rooms often comes with a long list of benefits. Not only can these upgrades allow for more efficiency but they also add value while bringing your home decor and design styles more in line with the current market - especially if the home you live in was built many years ago.

While there are many options available for different surfaces, one of the most prominent and flexible is travertine tile. This natural stone has multiple benefits and the travertine flooring pros are increasingly worth the price. However, homeowners shouldn’t limit their imagination when deciding to incorporate tile into their bathroom. One of the latest trends associated with modern style is the return of tile throughout the space.

Flooring
The natural use for travertine tile is as a floor covering. Water resistant and able to offer a variety of design styles and patterns, this option is often a monumental upgrade over your current material. Not only will tile give you versatility, but it also opens up a variety of different patterns which can be incorporated with the installation.

Shower
Tile can also be used as a wall and flooring construction material for stand alone showers. Custom built to match any space or individual’s desire, utilizing natural stone to create a unique shower can immediately create a spa feeling for you or your guests to enjoy each and every day.   

Walls
One of the latest bathroom tile trends revolves around a nod to the past with tile walls. Comprised with many of the same benefits that tile offers to homeowners no matter where it’s installed, the use of walls can create a sense of connectivity and flow throughout a bathroom. When incorporated in conjunction with a matching shower and flooring, the end result offers a unique experience and can even make the room appear much larger. 

If ready to upgrade your existing bathroom materials or create a new look entirely, 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 Granite Countertops: Don’t Limit Yourself


June 24, 2020

Granite countertops are exploding across the housing market. From new construction builds to remodeling projects, getting a natural stone surface installed within the kitchen, bathroom, or both keeps growing in popularity. Just as hardwood flooring has withstood the test of time, it appears the demand for this material will continue at least into the foreseeable future and likely well beyond. With a wide range of color options available, in addition to the varying veining intricacies of each granite slab, no two countertops are exactly alike. However, due to their natural state, there are often leftover pieces following an installation. Fortunately, there are multiple other uses for granite throughout the home.

As with anything, granite has pros and cons but knowing that the material you select is extremely durable opens up a variety of different possibilities for its use. Not only can granite add value to your property by being installed in the typical locations, but this material can also aid in other areas. If you have some leftover pieces or wish to create a unique look with something new, then consider the following alternate uses for granite both inside and outside the home

Fireplace
Encasing your fireplace with granite creates an immediate focal point wherever it’s located. In addition, using the same material as your countertops can help extend the color and design scheme of a home from the kitchen into living areas and also serves as an extremely durable and practical application of the natural stone material.

Shelving
Extra pieces of any size can be cut to be used as shelving in any area of the home. Gain some extra storage in the kitchen or bathroom with granite shelves or extend the pre-existing patterns of a kitchen or bathroom into other living areas with unique shelf placements.

Flooring/Patio
Granite use doesn’t end inside the home. Outdoors, the material can be used as a flooring surface for an entertainment space or walkway. Curbing to either outline a walkway, garden, or landscaped area is also another area where the natural stone may be applied.

If you’re ready to take advantage of these alternate uses for granite around the house or create a new look entirely, then we’re here and ready to help move your remodeling or new construction 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 Ledgers Rise In Popularity


June 18, 2020

Finding ways to incorporate nature into the interior of homes has been a design trend growing in popularity for many years. From the use of natural stone countertops, house plants, and even other stone fixtures - utilizing these elements of design and materials greatly enhances the look or feel of a room. While countertop surfaces are obviously limited to the kitchen and bathrooms, other uses are necessary in order to generate this natural look within different areas of the home. Adding a unique element to the property, homeowners have been expanding the use of these specific elements for quite some time.

Able to be used both on the wall and as floor tile, natural stone continues to grow in popularity. This has expanded the typical uses to include other factors, including ledgers. Originally designed to encase fireplaces and provide an outdoor “setting” within the interior of a home, this component is also increasing its use in and around a property. Stone ledgers are rising in demand and their use in each of the following areas continues to highlight the natural components of appearance within a design outline.

Column Accents

If you have columns either near an entrance way or within a basement serving as support, consider encasing these with natural stone. Doing so immediately enhances their existence while helping to bring a more natural feel into the space. Multiple color combinations can be used in lieu of a solid paint scheme and the ledgers serve to help break up the space with a more natural feel than simply having visible columns breaking up an open area.

Floor to Ceiling Accent Walls

Used initially in and around those homes which are equipped with a fireplace or wood stove, stone ledgers are becoming more a design component in recent construction projects. Many homeowners have elected to extend their fireplace surroundings up to the ceiling and others are choosing to simply create an accent wall with their use. Again, instead of utilizing a bold or contrasting color to make a room stand out, the use of these stone ledgers accomplishes this feat, in addition to bringing a sense of nature inside the walls of a property.

Versatile Placement

The versatility of stone ledgers also makes them a popular option for design components. Able to be used inside beyond the typical kitchen and bathroom placements, natural stones can also help create entertainment spaces on a property’s exterior as well. By either surrounding outdoor columns, as a patio, walkway, or in creation of an outdoor kitchen - the expanded uses for these items make them a solid option for any space.

If you’re ready to take advantage of these rising design trends or create a new look entirely, then we’re here and ready to help move your remodeling or new construction 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 Outdoor Kitchen Materials


June 10, 2020

Outdoor cooking is a staple of the summer months across America. As the temperatures rise and weather cooperates, individuals elect to get out of the kitchen and grill, griddle, smoke, barbecue and cook their meats and vegetables in the open air. Whether you’re smoking a rack of baby back ribs, grilling a steak, or simply cooking up a few pancakes on an outdoor griddle, it just seems food prepared in the open air tastes better. While many homes are outfitted with either a gas or charcoal grill, many individuals have been taking their outdoor cooking spaces to the next level. Receiving an abundance of use and doubling as an entertainment space, outdoor kitchens are rising in popularity.

The benefits of an outdoor kitchen are many. Not only can it help to reduce dirtying up the inside of your home but it can also increase your property value and serve as an extension of your residence. Already the heart of a home, adding another kitchen presents a new place for family and friends to gather while sharing in the community of a meal from preparation to consumption. From extravagant to thrifty or reasonable, there are a wide variety of options for any homeowner to examine the possibilities of adding a serviceable kitchen around their outdoor cooking space.

Flooring

Covered or not, exposure to the elements makes natural stone flooring a wise decision. From pavers to ceramic or porcelain tiles and limestone, there are a variety of different options available to homeowners. Each has their own set of characteristics and varies in price so there’s a wide range of materials to fit any size budget.

Countertops

Granite is as solid an option outdoors as it is within the indoor kitchen. A dense and durable stone, this material is great for countertops. In addition, there are other construction materials - various types of tiles and quartz, provided it’s covered - which may also suit a property owner’s needs.

Ledgers

Outdoor kitchens can be built from the ground up or installed via kits which often include some type of cabinetry. Ledgers are a great way to give your kitchen the all-natural feel in the open air. These stacks of natural stones can provide an aesthetic appeal which cannot be achieved with any other type of material. Depending on the design of your outdoor space, ledgers can also be used to cover columns or posts used to uphold a shelter over the new addition.

If ready to upgrade your existing outdoor cooking space or create an entirely new space for outdoor entertainment, 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 Quartz Bathroom Countertop Benefits


May 27, 2020

Countertop material selection for both your kitchen and bathroom can be an overwhelming process. Not only are you choosing a material based on color options to fit your interior design wishes but getting a surface which also produces a quality and useful space with minimal upkeep is also important. For some, creating a sense of flow throughout the home with matching countertops in each location is also an option, while others elect to utilize different materials for bathrooms and the kitchen.

One of the most versatile options for any property owner to use is quartz. There are some surprising facts about quartz countertops associated with its use but you can’t go wrong in selecting it as the construction material of choice. Whether you’re updating existing countertops, upgrading a bathroom, building an additional space, or designing a new construction - quartz is a great option to choose.

Colors
From white, dark grey, tan, solid black and nearly everything in between - the color spectrum available with quartz can fit any design scheme. Unlike a kitchen, where homeowners are typically more willing to experiment with an off color or more natural looking hues, bathroom countertop surfaces usually fall on either the dark or light end of a color spectrum. Fortunately, quartz is able to efficiently offer both.

Resilience
Bathroom countertops also need to be resilient. Receiving daily use, these areas must withstand constant water exposure and moving or placement of items and objects. Similar to how kitchen countertops are subject to multiple different foods, oils, and other cooking materials - in the bathroom, sprays, lotions, toothpaste, deodorant, and plenty of other liquids or gels are likely to come into contact with the countertop surface. For this reason, finding a resilient material is critical and quartz can help.

Maintenance
Since bathroom countertops receive abundant daily use, having a material that is easy to maintain is also very important. The steps to clean quartz countertops are few and even with routine maintenance and cleaning, quartz will continually appear as if it were brand new for years to come.  

If ready to upgrade your existing bathroom countertop material or create a new look entirely, then we’re here and ready to help move your remodeling or new construction 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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