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All hard surface materials , except porcelain tiles , should be sealed with a colorless water based penetrating stone sealer
Dry-treat or Fila or equal) per manufactures specifaction..
All natural stone has color variation.
We recommend dry laying all the material for blending prior to installation ok.
We recommend an application of a grout release or a pre application of water based penetrating sealer on porous materials before grouting – all applications must follow sealer manufactures recommendations
All white marbles and limestones must be installed with premium white thin set or adhesive, and non water based adhesive
We recommend water proofing all “wet” areas prior to installation.
We recommend crack isolation membranes below all new stone and tile floors.
You should store all materials indoors and in a dry area.
We recommend that you order 5 to 10% extra for waste, cuts and color selection.
Please review current applicable project guidelines,
Specifications and best practices published by the TCNA (Tile Council or North America)www.tcnatile.com& MIA ( Marble Institute of America)www.naturalstoneinstitute.orgprior to commencement of any tile or stone project.