Piracema White Slab Shower: Planning/ Timelines Part 2 of 3

Continued from Part 1 of 3: April 3rd, 2010 Click for Part 1 of 3. After we had an understanding of Valerie’s project, we planned out the material acquisition and installation schedule.  In an ideal scenario, all material will have been purchased and warehoused at our San Leandro facility prior to project start. This will Read more »

Whimsical Bathroom

Here is a bathroom tiled in Grazia’s New Classic line from Italy in the 5″x10″ pieces. The tile line has also quarter rounds, crown pieces and decorative pieces.  New Classic tile design is versatile to be used in contemporary and classic designs. The New Classic line comes in seven 5×10 colors. You can expect subtle Read more »

Granite Counter and Tile Installation in Foul Weather May Cause Delays

“Rain Rain Go Away. Come Back When It Is Not My Install Day.”   The weather such as heavy rain combined with wind can delay or prolong a tile, granite, or quartz installation. Our installers face two issues, the material getting wet and the San Francisco Bay Area traffic. I will only discuss with you the former since Read more »

Artistic Stone adds Jeffery Court Tiles to its Collection

Jeffery Court: Made in Norco, California Since 1991, Jeffrey Court has been crafting incomparable handmade tiles that reflect our passion for craftsman quality and inspired design. Known for our distinctive styling and wide assortment of decorative tile, stone, glass and metal covering materials, we provide elegant products that make any installation extraordinary – all at Read more »

Mediterranean Style Bathroom with River Gold Granite

River Gold Granite is one of our clients favorite colors.  It is neutral yet each pieces is unique unlike many granites which look the same throughout. The tiles you see are Cross-Cut Travertine Porcelain tiles from Italy with a glass and ceramic liner from Dune Ceramics in Spain. The ends of the tiles were capped Read more »

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 »

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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