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New Addition – A One Ton Bouncing Baby Crane!

New Addition – A One Ton Bouncing Baby Crane!

You read that right. We are very excited about our new addition, a free standing work station bridge crane, GORBEL® 2000.   So here's the scoop. Moving large slabs through our facility has been difficult work. Large stone slabs were loaded and unloaded with fork...

Choosing Kitchen Finishes Wisely

Choosing Kitchen Finishes Wisely

Deciding on finishes is one of the most challenging parts of a remodel — particularly a kitchen remodel. If you browse the discussion boards you'll get a taste of how confusing the process can be. Of course, what makes it even more complicated is that there's no set...

4th of July – Red, White, & Booze

Ahhhh, 4th of July is right around the corner. Fireworks, BBQ & festive cocktails are in order. We thought we would share our favorite...and maybe you could send us a recommendation too. Born Free 1½ oz. SVEDKA Stars & Stripes 175L $17.99 1 oz. watermelon...

Award Winning Master Bath

In a recent article posted by NARI, a re-done master bath by Rhino Builders - Remodel & Design, is featured and  is  "Award - Worthy" of a re-post. As you will read in the article, they took this master bath and turned it into a REMY-award-winning oasis that one...

25 Design Trends in 2016

Now that the year is already half over, we thought we would check in on the top 25 design trends noted at the beginning of the year. According to Houzz, we will and are already seeing several of these trends come to fruition. Read on to see if these trends fit your...

What is Silestone?

If you are planning a bathroom or kitchen update, be sure to consider all of the features Silestone has to offer. Silestone is a combination of natural quartz and other raw materials that are extraordinarily hard and resilient. These characteristics combine to create...

HGTV – Twin Telepathy – Tonight!

You will want to see this episode, as Canaan Stone Works had a hand in updating the kitchen. I'm heading out for popcorn now! Behind the Scenes With Drew, Jonathan + the Cousins HGTV's cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri crash the set to judge the brothers'...

Granite vs. Quartz Countertops

In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth, including a form of igneous rock called granite, a mass composed mostly of silica and aluminum that makes up a large part of the continental crust, and comes in all the colors of the rainbow and signifies majesty...

Fresh! No, not you, Ocean Water

The summer is heating up. Here's a copy-cat version of Sonics - Delicious Ocean Water. You've got to try this. If you want a little kick - add pineapple, coconut vodka. Truly a crowd pleaser! INGREDIENTS 3tablespoons water 3tablespoons sugar 1teaspoon artificial...

Most Wanted – Custom Countertop Installer

Yep, Daniel, one of Canaan Stone Works installers, is one of the most wanted - to help install your custom-made countertop or other solid surface | stone project. You'll see our trucks around town - and when you do, give us shout on Facebook, Twitter or send us an...

Our Team of Super Hero’s

Ok, so you've got to be asking yourself, "Why does Canaan Stone Works think they have a team of Super Hero's?" http://conta.cc/1t8IufJCanaan Stone Works Team of Super Hero's Honestly, we just want you to feel confident that when you request a bid or contract a new...

Canaan Stone Works & HGTV

Ok, we're pretty stoked that our work will be shown in an up-coming HGTV episode of Brother vs Brother! Stay tuned for more information. The episode airs June 15th at 8:00 pm CST and again at 11:00 am, June 16th. We will be sure to share it with you, (just in case...

Selling your home? Hints to increase the value.

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We Marvel at Marble -Inspirational!

Thank you Freshome for sharing this inspirational design. Modern, fresh and inviting. http://freshome.com/2011/05/06/sophisticated-apartment-in-brisbane-featuring-marble-interiors-and-a-private-pool/  

A bar area worth cheering!

Have you decided that you have the perfect area to create a bar? Updating the space in the basement, bonus room, lounge or theater room will add value and create a great entertaining space. Here HGTV presents 89 designs for every taste and space....

White is wonderful, but color is fabulous!

The white kitchen trend continues to be the choice of many homeowners. That being said, using color in your finishes can truly personalize your space. Here we see 20+ Best Kitchen ideas using paint and optional colors for finishes....

Weekend Get-Away

Yes, Memorial Day is right around the corner. Time to prepare for the fun days of summer and those great summer get-away weekends or vacation. Dreaming of building your own vacation get-away space, home or cabin? Take a peek at 10 "get-away" homes that may inspire you...

Color for the kitchen – of course!

While white on white kitchens continue to hit the top 10 most popular, the addition of "Pops-of-Color" are coming on strong. [houzz=http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/65454634/list/room-of-the-day-a-california-kitchen-boots-out-beige w=300]

Kitchen Remodeling Tips

Need a littler more inspiration in your kitchen? Are there repairs needed? Issues with plumbing, flow of the kitchen, other scope of work? Once you have decided to update one of the favorite and usually the main gathering place of...

Trends in Countertops

We are excited to begin out blog page with this initial article on kitchen trends for natural stone countertops. Future blogs will provide stories, images and articles about current trends, helpful articles on maintenance of your stone and natural green products and...

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