Grey is a trending color for bathrooms
Grey is currently one of the most popular colors for bathroom construction and remodels. We've seen a large increase in the sales of our antico travertine sinks over the past two years. Antico travertine is a grey color that sometimes has a mix of beige and other earth tones. The antico that TashMart sources from Turkey also has heavy veining which makes each sink unique and gives the stone a natural look. Other colors that are popular include white and tan/almond.
Update your bathroom for a thousand dollars
Remodeling your bathroom is a popular way to add value to your home. The photo shown is a powder room on a 1983 home. The bathroom is small and has the original cultured marble countertop. The owner wanted to renovate the bathroom without spending a lot of money. The renovation budget was $1000. The goal [...]
Pick a chiseled stone sink for a rustic look
TashMart is one of the country's largest suppliers of chiseled natural stone vessel sinks. A chiseled sink can work either for a modern or rustic look. Chiseled stone sinks are fully finished on the inside bowl and upper rim. Typically the sides are the part of the sink that has a natural rough finish. Chiseled [...]
Vessel Sink Placement - Above the counter, semi-recessed or recessed
You've purchased a stone vessel sink and now you need to decide how you want to install it. There are three common ways to display a stone sink - above the counter, semi-recessed or fully recessed. Most standard porcelain sinks are under-mounted [...]
Installing and sealing a stone vessel sink
The video below provides instructions on how to install and seal a stone vessel sink.
What is the difference between travertine and marble?
For many, travertine is just another fancy word for marble. But the two are actually different types of natural stone. Marble is a metamorphic stone and travertine is sedimentary. Both marble and travertine Form from limestone. Travertine forms in geothermal springs from the precipitation of calcium carbonate. Travertine is porous due to the pockets where [...]
Sealing a stone vessel sink
Sealing your stone vessel sink is an important step in maintaining the stone's beauty over time. Natural stone is porous which means it can stain if certain products are left on the surface for an extended period of time. Stone sinks are at a lower risk of staining versus countertops and floors since they are [...]
Consider an onyx vessel sink
Onyx is a great choice for someone looking for a unique stone vessel sink. Onyx is a metamorphic rock formed by bands of chalcedony. The stone consists of silica quartz and moganite. Onyx is translucent which allows light to show through the stone. No two pieces of natural stone are the same but that [...]
What is the right counter height for a stone vessel sink?
Adding a vessel sink to your bathroom project is a great way to add value and beauty to your home or commercial space. You should consider the countertop height of the vanity you plan to set your vessel sink on top of. TashMart's stone vessel sinks are anywhere between 4 to 6 inches in height. [...]
Cover your existing sink hole with a rectangular vessel sink
Are you interested in adding a stone vessel sink to your bathroom but you don't want to replace your existing countertop? Consider adding a rectangular stone sink. Rectangular sinks are very popular right now and the dimensions are typically large enough to cover existing sink holes. Most of TashMart's rectangular vessel sinks measure 17.5" deep [...]