Piracema White Slab Shower: Installation Part 3 of 3

If you missed Part 1 and Part 2 of 3 click the links. The total install time for Valerie’s job was about 2.5 weeks which included tile and granite installation. The slab showers and tub surround it takes one day to install each piece. Since the material is heavy (about 15 lbs per squ ft) it will require Read more »

Nogat Quartz Counter Tops

Quartz counters are modern and clean-looking.  At Artistic Stone, we carry 5 lines of quartz, Artistic Stone’s line, Caesarstone, Silestone, Cambria, and Pental Quartz.  All lines have similar properties.  The difference is Caesarstone, Silestone, Cambria, and Pental Quartz offer a 10 or 15 year limited lifetime warranty and ours is a 2 year warranty.  The Read more »

Counter Top Installation Day: Demolition Men!!!

Talk about a Dusty and Dirty job.  We should on be on “Dirty Jobs” on the Discovery Channel.  Demolition of the counters is exciting because it is the start of the  install process.  Demolition as you can see in the pictures is not a pretty sight. Granite, Marble, Limestone, or Travertine (Natural Stone): Granite removal Read more »

Window Sills in Granite – Countertop replacement projects

This situation occurs mostly to tile counter top replacement projects.  About 99% of the window sills are not the same level as the countertops when we remove the tiles off counters.   This is because the tiles sit on adhesive material (thin set or cement) which was built-up to the same level as the sill.  Read more »

Piracema White Slab Shower: Project Overview Part 1 of 3

Overview: Valerie came to Artistic Stone knowing she wanted to update her three bathrooms in her Castro Valley canyon home.  She came into our San Leandro Showroom with drawings and worked with Helen to get a budget and the overall project time line. In one of her master bathroom, she had a large jacuzzi tub Read more »

We Are Still Here To Help You-Both Of Our Stores Are Open By Appointment Only

We are reopening to the public by appointment only effective June 4th in our San Leandro (Mon-Fri: 9-5; Sat: 10-4) and Mountain View (Mon-Fri: 9-5; Sat: Closed ) locations. We will comply with social distancing and strict safety procedures. We still recommend clients to connect with us virtually using FaceTime or Google hangouts for color and cost ideas. Please call us at 510-483-1298 X 102 (SL Store) or 650-988-8581 X 107 (MV Store) or E-mail us at [email protected] for appointments and information.

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