Santa Barbara Stone Masters' Natural Stone Restoration Blog

Common Natural Stone Damage: Yellowing Marble

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Mar 7, 2019 7:45:00 AM

We’ve talked a lot about the different challenges you can expect to face when investing in natural stone for your home or business.

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Envirotips: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Mar 5, 2019 7:45:00 AM

It’s been no secret that we here at Santa Barbara Stone Masters are big fans of environmental sustainability. It is a practice by which we abide in our work, and one which we encourage of our employees, clients, and friends.

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Honed or Polished Marble: What is the Difference and how do I Choose?

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Feb 28, 2019 7:45:00 AM

Honed or Polished Stone

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The Amazingly Beautiful Aspect of Natural Stone

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Feb 26, 2019 7:45:00 AM

 

 “The brick is another teacher. How sensible this small, handy shape, so useful for every purpose. What logic in its bonding, what liveliness in the play of patterns.” – Mies van der Rohe

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Topics: Insider, natural stone care

Your Natural Stone Cheat-Sheet

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Feb 21, 2019 7:45:00 AM

Here at Santa Barbara Stone Masters, we recognize that not all stone is created equal. Whenever we take a job, we take special care to evaluate the individual needs of the specific stone on a case-by-case basis.

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The Importance of Sealing Your Natural Stone

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Feb 19, 2019 7:45:00 AM

We at Santa Barbara Stone Masters are asked rather frequently “do I need to seal my stone” or told “I think my stone needs to be re-sealed”.

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Have A Sustainable Valentines Day!

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Feb 14, 2019 7:45:00 AM

It’s no secret that we at Santa Barbara Stone Masters are all about sustainability. It’s one of the reasons we love natural stone, as we’ve previously discussed here on our blog.

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Stone vs. Wood

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Feb 12, 2019 7:45:00 AM

You’re designing your kitchen, and you’ve come to the countertops.

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Hardware Store Hack

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Feb 7, 2019 7:45:00 AM

You’ve recently bought a new home, and you couldn’t be happier. It’s seen better days, but it’s yours, and the prospect of having a house of your own to fix up excites you. But before this, it’s all been apartments.

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Marble-ous Marble

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Feb 5, 2019 7:45:00 AM

Greetings, faithful reader!

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