Santa Barbara Stone Masters' Natural Stone Restoration Blog

A Breakdown on Caring for Mosaic Surfaces

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

There are dozens upon dozens of reason to love natural stone. And we at Santa Barbara Stone Masters have made no secret of our affection for it!

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Saltillo Tile

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

Natives to Santa Barbara as we are here at Santa Barbara Stone Masters, one material in particular comes up in nearly every conversation we have about our business: Saltillo tile!

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Onyx for Your Home

Posted by Skip Jankoski on May 2, 2019 7:45:00 AM

So - you’re building your home, and it’s time to decide on what to use for your surfaces. For you, there’s no question:

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Marble and Its Lasting Place in History

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Apr 30, 2019 7:45:00 AM

Is there any natural stone in the world more ubiquitous than marble?

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Envirotips: Upcycling

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Apr 25, 2019 7:45:00 AM

In our many, many posts about small ways you can improve your life by living more sustainably, I was surprised to discover we’ve touched only briefly on the joys of upcyclingWhich, I admit, is something of an oversight, because upcycling is among the best things you can do right now to minimize your impact on our planet!

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Natural Stone Epoxy for Large Fissures and Cracks

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Apr 23, 2019 9:10:00 AM

 

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Natural Stone Damage: Spalling

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Apr 18, 2019 7:45:00 AM

It’s been a few years since you invested in a new granite counter top only to discover now, seemingly out of nowhere, that some areas are chipping, cracking, flaking, even crumbling. Most likely this is behind the faucet areas, or perhaps on the front lip of the sink.

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Envirotips: Sustainable Fun Facts

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Apr 16, 2019 7:45:00 AM

Why hello there! Did you know that we here at Santa Barbara Stone Masters LOVE sustainability?

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Envirotips: Eating Sustainably

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Apr 9, 2019 7:45:00 AM

We at Santa Barbara Stone Masters have not been shy about our penchant for environmental sustainability.

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Natural Stone Damage: Efflorescence

Posted by Skip Jankoski on Apr 4, 2019 7:45:00 AM

You’ve spent the spring renovating your backyard. You’ve planted a new garden, you’ve built up a pergola, and you’ve laid down some gorgeous natural stone pathways and patios.

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