Effective tips to extend the life of your granite countertops. Granite is a popular choice for countertops not only for its natural beauty, but its resiliency to daily abuse. The resilient nature of granite equates to long-lasting durability in your countertops. Read more “How to Clean and Care for Granite Countertops”
How the journey began
Fifty-five years in business – easy to say and hard to pull off. It all started one day in November 1966 when the young Vaccaro brothers, Alfredo and Nicola, Italian immigrants, began laying tiles in Calgary. A few months earlier, Alfredo was making ceramic tiles in a factory in Italy. He suddenly found himself crossing the Atlantic to meet his brother, adjust to a different culture, learn another language, and start a whole new life. It was probably the most crucial move in Alfredo’s life. What a way to go from tile manufacturing to tile installation!
Frequently installers are asked to install wood floors against tile or stone flooring without transition pieces. It seems flooring transitions are trendy these days. See examples of two flooring surfaces that meet in innovative and elegant ways.
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