ONE OF SAN DIEGO’S LEADING FLOORING COMPANIES

Looking to install marble, tile, travertine or granite? If so, we can help bring your ideas to fruition. As one of San Diego’s leading custom flooring experts, Topalovic Tile & Stone has over 40 years of experience. From design to installation, repair to maintenance, we pride ourselves in bringing your ideas to life.  Our staff…

WHAT’S A KITCHEN MAKEOVER REALLY WORTH?

According to a survey performed by National Association of Home Builder’s Remodeling Market Index (RMI) the two most common remodeling jobs are led by bathrooms (81%) followed by kitchen remodels (79%), and it comes with good reason. To be honest, investing in a kitchen remodel is not only good for your home value, but for…

THE MOST EXPENSIVE MARBLE TILE IN THE WORLD

Marble is the crème de la crème of flooring. But exactly who makes the most expensive marble in the world? And how much does it cost? The answer may surprise you. The most expensive marble tile in the world was created as a collaborative project between Pietra Firma and John Harwood Designs. As a result…

HOW DO I POLISH MARBLE OR GRANITE?

When your marble countertops or flooring becomes dull and lifeless, what is one to do?  The shine of marble or granite is captivating, yet it’s a far departure from its natural state as a coarse natural stone with no shine. So how do they get it shiny? The answer comes by way of polishing. A Barsanti…

A LOOK INTO A CARRARA MARBLE QUARY

Like an orchestrator leading a symphony, “The Chief” guides his crew with simple hand gestures and the short film, which has no verbal dialogue, provides an artistic journey into the Carrara marble quarries.  ————– Both powerful and provocative, Italian artist and filmmaker Yuri Ancarani captures a breathtaking look at the  Carrara’s marble quarries in the…

A MARBLE FERRARI?

With Ferrari 250 GTO’s fetching upwards of $30 million, this  replica made of Arabescato marble, is a steal at $36,000.  When one company set out to pay homage to the legendary Ferrari 250 GTO,  they in turn created a replica that a fraction of the price, and size.  Four times smaller, and one-thousand times more…

WHEN SHOULD I SEAL MY MARBLE?

How often should i reseal my marble? Do I have to seal my marble? How do I know when I should seal my marble? I live along the San Diego shoreline and my friend said that it affects the wear and tear process. Is that true? These are just a few of the general questions…

A MARBLE CHAIR WITH A SOFT SPOT

    These marble chairs may  look rigid and cold, but they’ve got a soft side that just may surprise you. Created by Maurizio Galante and Tal Lancman, this love seat and chair combo is upholstered in a cover comprised of silk and viscose. The fabric is then printed with marble patterns.   These timeless…

2018: HOW MUCH DOES MARBLE FLOORING COST?

A San Diego high rise featuring white marble floors and minimalist decor THE COST OF MARBLE FLOORING Aside from adding value to your home, marble floors offer a timeless footprint to any home. From a modern loft towering above the water line, to french chateaus engulfed in topiary, marble is a statement of luxury and…

5 COOL FACTS ABOUT MARBLE

One appreciates marble for its luster and luxury appeal, but did you know it’s also used as an ingredient in ant-acid? Here’s a few other interesting facts about marble that will surprise you:   ANTACID – Pulverized marble is used in Tums and other ant-acids.   TOOTHPASTE – Ground marble is used in toothpaste due…