Classic Kohler Fixtures

Classic Kohler Fixtures

Sarasota luxury homes

Our kitchens and baths have a classic, custom feel thanks to Kohler fixtures. Kohler makes fixtures and sinks for the kitchen, bathroom sinks and fixtures, shower enclosures and fixtures, and tubs and tub fixtures. These high quality products add texture and detail to your kitchen or bath. Kohler was founded in 1873 by an Austrian immigrant in… more

The skinny on slate

Lake Club Lakewood Ranch

Slate is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original shale-type sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash through low-grade regional metamorphism. It is the finest grained foliated metamorphic rock. Foliation may not correspond to the original sedimentary layering, but instead is in planes perpendicular to the direction of metamorphic compression. Slate can be… more

The truth about travertine

Travertine

Travertine forms from geothermal springs and is often linked to siliceous systems that form siliceous sinter. Macrophytes, bryophytes, algae, cyanobacteria, and other organisms often colonise the surface of travertine and are preserved, giving travertine its distinctive porosity. Travertine is often used as a building material. The Romans mined deposits of travertine for building temples, aqueducts, monuments, bath… more