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At ExcelMG, we collaborate with top brands to offer you a wide variety of high-quality stones. As experienced fabricators, we expertly shape these stones to your specifications, ready to enhance your kitchens, bathrooms, staircases, and more. Let us bring a piece of the earth’s story into your spaces, crafted to perfection.

Marble : Icon of Elegance

Marble is like the Audrey Hepburn of stones – timeless, elegant, and stunning. When you have marble countertops or staircases, it’s like having a piece of the Louvre in your home or commercial space. Each vein is like a stroke of abstract art, a masterpiece in its own right, perfectly ready for its close-up on your Instagram feed.

Do you know why architects love coffee? Because it makes them feel “marbelous!” Alright, enough with the puns. Marble has been the go-to material for sculptures and buildings since the Roman times. Imagine having a dinner party and casually mentioning that your countertop shares a material with Michelangelo’s David. Now, that’s a conversation starter!

Granite: The Speckled Wonder

Born from the heart of the earth, granite is like the superhero of stones. It’s as if Mother Nature herself took a paintbrush and speckled each piece uniquely, adding an extra dash of magic to your kitchen countertops and commercial spaces. No two pieces of granite are the same, just like no two snowflakes, fingerprints, or pizzas, and that’s what makes it truly special!

Don’t you just love a good granite pun? They’re simply “gneiss.” But all jokes aside, granite’s resilience is no laughing matter. It’s like the Hercules of stones, withstanding the test of time and fending off stains and scratches with an air of quiet confidence. It’s the kind of countertop you want on your side during a dinner party or a busy day at your commercial establishment!

Quartz: The Multitasker

Quartz is like that friend who’s good at everything they do. Need a sturdy kitchen countertop? Quartz. A sleek bathroom surface? Quartz. A stunning staircase? Quartz again. It’s as if Quartz went to Stone University and aced all its classes. Plus, with its multitude of colours and styles, it’s always dressed for the occasion.

Heard about the quartz who went to a party? It was a “crystal” clear hit! Alright, let’s get serious. Quartz is actually one of the hardest minerals on earth, just below diamonds. So, not only does it have a chic aesthetic, but it’s also durable enough to handle the hustle and bustle of your daily life with grace and longevity.

Limestone: The Ancient One

Limestone is like the grandparent of stones, full of stories from ages past. It has seen dinosaurs roam the earth and been part of the pyramids. Having it in your home or commercial space is like having a slice of history, right there under your morning coffee mug or your customer’s footsteps.

Ever heard about the limestone that went to a comedy show? It had a “rocking” good time! On a more serious note, limestone is known for its natural, earthy tones that bring warmth to any space. It’s like having a bit of the great outdoors, indoors. And with its incredible durability, it’s definitely not just another “old” stone.

Sandstone: The Canva

Sandstone is the world’s canvas. It’s like the plain white tee of stones, simple but never boring. Its subtle colour variations and textures make it an ideal backdrop for your culinary adventures in the kitchen, a tranquil oasis in the bathroom, or a welcoming entrance in the form of a staircase.

Do you know why sandstone doesn’t play hide and seek? Because it always gets “found-ation!” On a serious note, sandstone, with its porous nature, has an uncanny ability to make any space feel more welcoming and warm. It’s like a friendly invitation to touch, experience and connect with the earth’s deep, raw energy.

Slate: The Sturdy Showstopper

Slate is like the James Bond of stones – stylish, suave, and incredibly tough. Whether it’s gracing your kitchen countertop, your bathroom flooring, or your outdoor patio, slate brings an air of sophistication and a promise of longevity.

Did you hear about the slate that went to the gym? It likes to stay “rock hard!” Kidding aside, slate is known for its beautiful, natural sheen and its resistance to water and stains. It’s the kind of stone that can handle anything life throws at it, all while maintaining its cool, sleek allure.

Onyx: The Exotic One

Onyx is like that mysterious, charismatic character in a novel that keeps you hooked. Its unique patterns and deep hues make it a showstopper in any space, be it a luxurious bathroom or a classy kitchen countertop.

Have you heard about the Onyx that went to a masquerade? It was the most “stone-ishing” guest of the evening! On a serious note, Onyx is a precious gemstone that brings an element of luxury and opulence to your space. Its unique translucency can also be backlit for a truly dramatic effect.

Travertine: The Timeless Classic

Travertine is like the classic novel on your bookshelf, timeless and evergreen. Its earthy tones and unique patterns make it a popular choice for flooring, countertops, and outdoor applications.

Did you hear about the Travertine that participated in a marathon? It ran at its own “pitted” pace! Travertine, with its characteristic pitted holes and troughs, offers a unique texture and a sense of age and sophistication. It’s the stone that adds a chapter of history and a layer of elegance to your space.

Soapstone: The Warm-Hearted

Soapstone is like that cozy, oversized sweater on a cold day. Its warmth to the touch and inherent heat retention make it perfect for kitchen countertops, fireplace surrounds, or even bathroom vanities.

Why doesn’t Soapstone like drama? Because it’s too “non-reactive!” In reality, Soapstone is a great choice due to its non-reactive properties and resistance to heat, stains, and bacteria. It’s the stone equivalent of a superhero with a warm heart.

Basalt: The Dark Marvel

Basalt is like the night sky – dark, full of mystery, and strikingly beautiful. This volcanic rock brings an air of drama and sophistication to any space it graces, be it a stunning black countertop, an eye-catching outdoor path, or a modern bathroom floor.

Ever met a Basalt that’s a mystery novel enthusiast? It loves the dark and suspense! Basalt is an incredibly durable and versatile stone, with excellent resistance to slip, scratch, and heat, making it a safe and stylish choice for various residential and commercial applications. Its dark, rich color can add an intriguing depth to your design, creating a space that’s as captivating as it is functional.

Frequently asked questions

Quartz vs. Marble: Which one wins the beauty contest?

Ah, the age-old beauty contest. The truth is, they’re both stunners in their own right. Quartz is known for its consistency and range of color options, while marble brings a unique, luxurious veining pattern to the table. It’s like comparing apples to oranges, or more accurately, quartz to marble!

Does granite really never get scratch?

Well, it’s a bit of a stretch to say ‘never.’ Granite is indeed incredibly durable and scratch-resistant, but it’s not entirely invincible. Just like a superhero might meet their match, granite could also meet a foe in the form of a diamond or another piece of granite. So, unless you’re regularly chopping diamonds on your countertop, you’re good to go!

Can marble handle my hot pans straight off the stove?

While Marble is a pretty cool customer, it’s not the biggest fan of sudden heat. It’s a bit like ice cream on a hot summer day – sudden heat can cause it to react, and not in the most favorable way. So, we suggest using a trivet to protect your beautiful marble countertop.

How often do I need to reseal my granite countertop?

That’s a bit like asking how often you need to water a cactus. It depends! Typically, every 3-5 years is a good rule of thumb, but this can vary based on usage and the specific type of granite. Just don’t forget about it entirely – your countertop deserves some TLC too!

Is limestone a good choice for my bathroom?

Well, limestone is a bit of a diva when it comes to water. It’s porous, so it likes to soak up water and, unfortunately, any soap or spills as well. This could lead to staining. But with regular sealing and the right care, limestone can still rock your bathroom with its natural, rustic charm.

Is basalt just for outdoor use?

Not at all! Basalt might be rugged and tough, but it cleans up nicely for indoors too! It’s like the guy who loves hiking and the opera. Its versatility allows it to transition from outdoor patios to indoor kitchens seamlessly. Just remember, it’s a dark rock, so it might turn your space into a ‘bat cave’ if you’re not careful with your design!

Travertine looks great, but can it handle heavy traffic?

Travertine might not be the first choice for a bustling subway station, but in a residential setting, it can handle a fair bit of foot traffic. Just remember, it’s not fond of high heels or heavy furniture being dragged across it. Treat it nicely, and it’ll return the favor by adding a touch of elegance to your space.

Note: The information and FAQ’s provided above are thoroughly researched and approved by our team of stone experts. However, the unique charm and humor sprinkled throughout were lovingly added by our creative team, who believe that knowledge should be fun and engaging. So, while the facts are serious, the delivery might just put a smile on your face. After all, who said knowing and learning about stone had to be set in stone? Enjoy!
Note: The information and FAQ’s provided above are thoroughly researched and approved by our team of stone experts. However, the unique charm and humor sprinkled throughout were lovingly added by our creative team, who believe that knowledge should be fun and engaging. So, while the facts are serious, the delivery might just put a smile on your face. After all, who said knowing and learning about stone had to be set in stone? Enjoy!