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More stories about Stone

  • By Design: Masonry Façade Accents

    Using quoins to add visual appeal to brick facades

  • Undermount Sinks

    As stone and solid-surface counters have become more popular, so have undermount sinks. Here’s an overview of what’s available and what it takes to ensure a successful installation.

  • Products

    Noise-reducing batts; cool eye protection; simple cord connector; generator power panel; aluminum fence system; foolproof GFCI receptacle; thin profile radiant heat for tile

  • Notebook

    Widespread problem with leaky copper pipes, toxic mold blamed for infant deaths, recharging your NiCad batteries, lumber export fee agreement reached with Canada, U.S. importing drywall from Britain

  • Working With Manufactured Stone

    As a veneer on exterior walls or masonry chimneys, manmade stone looks like the real thing, but without the weight and the cost.

  • Kitchen & Bath: Designing With Countertops

    Countertop strategies

  • Products

    Plastic footing form for sonotubes, easy-cleaning nonexpanding foam, steel frame for pocket doors, new radiant barrier roof sheathing

  • Products

    Adjustable framing hangers, water-proof glue, faux stone veneer, self-clamping junction box

  • Designing Kitchen Islands

    Space constraints and code requirements make it difficult to supply power and water to freestanding cabinets. These solutions will work for both custom and stock cabinets.

  • Q&A: Attaching to Granite Countertop

    Q: What’s the best way to attach a dishwasher to a granite countertop?