How can you experience the peace and beauty of nature when you can’t be outside? By creating biophilic designs and spaces within your home through building practices thought to improve human health and well-being.
Imagine seeing and feeling the textures and colors of a natural environment when you step inside your home. Imagine a beautiful blend of wood and stone in the floors, walls, or ceilings – in rustic to polished design styles. You, in an outside world even when you’re not.
For photos and inspiration, visit this Houzz article (Healthy Home: Wood and Stone Are Naturals in Home Design) for tips on building stone and wood into your living areas.
With all of the choices that need to be made when building or remodeling, choosing natural building supplies satisfies not only the practice of building green, but your inner green, too. Natural stone meets green requirements – it’s environmentally responsible, locally available, resource efficient, durable, and sustainable, and, well, it simply feels good to use natural products.
This natural stone advantage article touches on the variety, durability, green (eco) attributes, uniqueness, and value of natural stone, and can be your launching point to further research. Don’t miss the Resources tab for even more information.
The Path Well Traveled — to Your Pool or Spa
April showers may bring May flowers, but the warm sunshine also brings visions of you relaxing in a pool or spa just outside your backdoor. Hold on to that dream, because reality might be more like the constant coming and going of family, friends, and furry pets. You’ll need a pathway, patio, or pool surround that serves many purposes.
Natural stone can satisfy your desire to have a walkway surface that is durable, requires minimal care, speaks to your style, and blends with nature, all in a variety of finishes, textures, and colors.
To start you on the right path, take a minute to read “Why Natural Stone Is Your Best Choice for a Poolside Surface.” The article covers choosing the right stone, advantages, and care.
Remember, the perfect pathway starts with a little research and ends with the relaxing dip in the pool you’ve been dreaming of.
Natural Stone Outlasts a Lifetime of Trends
Trends come and go, but when you’re ready to build or remodel, take a good look at natural stone countertops. You want to invest wisely, and natural stone countertops will be the solid investment that will blend with the trends — no matter how many times you change your curtains.
Why choose natural stone? Granite, marble, quartz, onyx, and other natural materials will continue to portray your style and personality trend to trend. And if you think about it, natural stone has been the natural material of choice for millennia!
For a good introductory article, on granite in particular, read “Kitchen Counters: Granite for Incredible Longevity,” from Houzz. You’ll discover just how long your countertops will last – a lifetime. And that’s a solid investment.
Distinctive Marble and Granite is a full service custom countertop fabrication company based in Plain City, Ohio. We specialize in creating unique and custom granite, marble, and quartz surfaces for homes, kitchens, baths, and bars and commercial spaces as well. With thousands of slabs and hundreds of colors and the latest technology we can help you with any size project.