Articles Tagged with ''countertops''

Staying Ahead with New Technology

With the majority of its work in the commercial sector, D & J Tile Co., Inc. of San Carlos, CA, has continually invested in new machinery and software to maintain its competitive edge.
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Mega-Jaw Carry Clamp

The Mega-JawTM Carry Clamp by Omni Cubed has been designed for easier and safer carrying of countertops. The lightweight clamp opens wide enough to accommodate thicker tops, including concrete countertops.
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Illinois fabricator pursues alternative avenues

When it was founded, K & D Counter Tops of Trenton, IL, specialized in the production of laminate countertops. But as time passed, the company evolved to the point that it is now primarily a stone fabrication shop. And despite a slowing economy, K & D Counter Tops has held its ground and has continued growing by diversifying into other segments.
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A true one-stop shop

Over the past few years, countertop fabricators across North America have expanded their business into sectors such as tile, sinks, fireplaces and even cabinetry in order to provide a more complete buying experience for their customers.
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"4-Corner View" Tavy two-sided Tile Spacer

Braxton-Bragg offers the “4-Corner View” Tavy two-sided Tile Spacer as well as the Tavy Tile Puck, which allows professional tile installers to verify that each intersection is perfectly laid. The Tavy Tile Spacer has a circular design that prevents the spacer from bottoming out into the cement or adhesive, making removal extremely easy.
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Homeowners seek comfort in kitchen and bath designs

Informal and functional appear to be two primary components in kitchen design today, and homeowners are also searching for a relaxing, simplistic space for their baths. Many consumers are straying away from sophisticated designs and are leaning towards more minimal looks - but overall, still inspiring.
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Automatic Stealth Seamer

The new Automatic Stealth SeamerTM by Omni Cubed is a heavy-duty automatic seam setter for joining and leveling seams. The product features 8-inch vacuum cups and eight leveling points, which provide total control along the entire seam to eliminate the unevenness caused by crowned countertops.
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Artisan Group members contribute to Habitat ReStore

Artisan Group premium countertop fabricators have donated several hundred tons of granite and solid surface countertop remnants to Habitat for Humanity ReStore over the past year. With the help of companies such as the fabricator members of the Artisan Group, ReStore accepts donations of new and used building materials, making them available to the public at deeply discounted prices.
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Balancing Fresh Design and Historic Architecture

Set in the heart of Seattle’s Pioneer Square - one of the most historic tourist districts in America - the Alaska Building, which is now a division of Courtyard by the Marriott Brand, recently went through an interior reconstruction and renovation. 
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Creating a Clubhouse Escape

A diverse mix of stone and tile was at the heart of design for the clubhouse at the Prana apartment complex in Denver, CO. 
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In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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