Five Creative Ways To Use Granite In Your Kitchen

Whenever there is a discussion on the use of durable and practical materials in your kitchens, the list is always topped by granite. Granite is easy to maintain and is truly versatile. Its resilience makes it a very popular choice in most of the kitchens. Though, most of the people agree on its enduring nature, […]

Tips to Choose The Right Color for Your Granite Countertops

The selection of the right granite color for your kitchen’s counter top is a personal decision. It is also a long lasting one and you must seriously think it over before you give the go-ahead. A good counter top offers excellent value. It is important to get it correct the first time. Dark granite counter […]

Marble Countertop Maintenance Tips

Marble is porous, and easily stained and is etched by acids. Avoid setting beverage glasses directly on marble as they leave rings. Fruit juice, carbonated beverages or other acids will etch (remove shiny surface) if allowed to remain on marble. Wipe up acid spill immediately, and wipe surface with wet cloth. Both marble and granite counters […]

Is Marble a Good Choice for Countertops?

Marble Colors Marble countertops come in a wide variety of styles and colors. Its crystalized formation give marble a smooth and clean look compared to that of granite or even quartz. Marble comes in wide variety of colors and shades. From amazing blacks,ocean greens,  dreamy yellows to whites and neutrals. Its veining gives marble countertops […]

Popular Printing Techniques

Here are the popular printing techniques : Embossing/Debossing:Embossing creates a raised impression on stock, debossing creates a depressed impression on stock. Silk Lamination/Lamination:Silk lamination provides a soft, silk-like finish, is water-resistant, is tear-resistant, and complements vibrant colors. The effect could be glossy, dull, or satin. Varnish :A varnish is a liquid coating applied to a […]

Common Types of Stones Used for building

The article will introduce the properties and uses of the more common stones used for building: granite, marble,sandstone, slate,Basalt and Trap, Laterite,Gneiss,Quartzite . Granite Granites are igneous rocks. The colour varies from light gray to pink. The structure is crystalline, fine to coarse grained. They take polish well. They are hard durable. Specific gravity is […]

What packing boxes should I use when moving?

Packing boxes for moving house come in different shapes and sizes. Some are thick and strong and some are thin and less durable. There are large shipping boxes, medium and small cartons.You can even get custom made boxes. Did you know the packing boxes for moving can be made of cardboard, plastic or wood? Unfortunately […]

Corrugated box styles and sturctures

The most common box style is the Regular Slotted Container. All flaps are the same length from score to edge. Typically the major flaps meet in the middle and the minor flaps do not. The manufacturer’s joint is most often joined with adhesive but may also be taped or stitched. The box is shipped flat […]

Stacking strength of Corrugated box

One of the important functions of a corrugated box is to provide crush resistance (product protection) and adequate strength for stacking in warehouses. A box can be designed by optimizing the grade of corrugated board, box design, flute direction, and inner supports. Support from the product also provides “load sharing” and can be an important […]

Functions of Corrugated box

Corrugated box design is the process of matching design factors for corrugated fiberboard boxes with the functional physical, processing and end-use requirements. Packaging engineers work to meet the performance requirements of a box while controlling total costs throughout the system. Corrugated boxes are used frequently as shipping containers. Boxes need to contain the product from […]

Mosaic Tips 

Start simple. Make a small mosaic plaque before you mosaic a wall or floor. That way you can work out your materials and methods before the big job. How can you draw a design? Simple drawings like those in a coloring book work best. The color and the details come when you add the tile […]

How To Make A Mosaic for an indoor project

For an indoor project not subjected to moisture, it is very simple: 1. Draw a simple “cartoon” (outline) on the mosaic surface. You can copy a mosaic pattern from a coloring book or your favorite pattern of china or fabric. 2. Decide what size mosaic tiles are most appropriate for the level of detail in […]