First Impressions: The Front Desk

As much as we may not want to admit it, looks are important. In business, it’s good to keep in mind the impact first impressions have on customers when they walk into your store or office. Having a front desk with a striking countertop not only looks professional, but it gives the impression that you…

Marble Counter Tops: Pros and Cons

The color and unique veining of marble has made it one of the most sought after natural stones. The beauty of marble comes from the way it is created. It is formed from either limestone or dolomite rock that is subjected to extreme heat and pressure. These conditions cause the rock to transform, creating the…

Quarry Locations in the world

At Accent Surfaces we are asked all sorts of questions about granite and one of the most popular questions is where does it come form? Because there are some many places it can be hard to remember them all. The number one place is Brazil. They have some seriously good quarries.  Take a look at…

Get to Know Your Stone

The first step in proper stone care and maintenance is to understand your stone’s geological classification and composition. this information will help you to identify what cleaning products to use and how best to care for your natural stone. Natural stone is categorized into three basic geological classifications by their respective formation processes: Sedimentary, Metamorphic…