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Countertops 101

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In the Countertop Surfacing industry there are a growing number of products being used regularly in residential construction. Some are natural materials that have been around for centuries while a number of man-made surfaces have been introduced over the last decade. There are three key factors to consider: budget, appearance and practicality. To help consumers get all the information they need to weigh out before making their decision we asked our friend Alex Rogers from AGS Stone to break down...

Growing, Growing, Growing, Let’s Talk About Our Boynton Beach Expansion!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Growing, growing, growing! Since our founding in 2002, UMI has grown into one of the largest wholesale suppliers of stone products in the Southeast. As the company continues to prosper, exciting changes are coming, starting with the expansion of our Boynton Beach location, which we anticipate being completed by the end of Summer 2019. Boynton Beach has been a part of the UMI family for 7 years, having been established in 2013. Since the beginning, Boynton Beach has strived to...

Construction Resources Acquires UMI

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are excited to announce the acquisition of our company, UMI, by Construction Resources. Construction Resources (CR) is a value-added manufacturer and distributor of specialty building products and complementary services for the southeastern United States. CR consists of broad product offerings across a large portfolio of well-recognized leading brands servicing the single family, remodel, multi-family and commercial segments of the design and construction industry.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7471" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7474" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7473" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]UMI's joining of CR reflects a great synergy between...

UMI Material Featured On HGTV New Show

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] UMI recently had the pleasure of providing unique and exotic stones for HGTV's new show, 90 Day Dream Home. After supplying the material to our friends at Gulf Bay Builders, they partnered with Mika and Brian Kleinschmidt, to help make a local Tampa family's dream home become a reality. The up-and-coming show highlights the combined forces of Mika, the realtor, and Brian the developer, to help clients both design and build the perfect house from the ground up in 90...

Your Scientific Guide To Shopping Natural Stone

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Browsing aisle after aisle of slabs, learning about the newest stones, and following up on all the latest trends is always an exciting experience. From your go-to granite to luxurious marbles, the beauty of natural stone can just captivate you. But the process of selecting your perfect stone and searching through the slab yard can be overwhelming, especially if this is your first time shopping for stone. You can begin to think, how do you tell these stones apart? What...

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Designer Spotlight: Michael Morabito

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Coco Design Group Interior Designer: Michael Morabito [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text]We love seeing our slabs featured in designers work that we are now featuring them! Each month we will feature a Florida interior designer and their work using our slabs! Next is Michael Morabito! Check out her Q&A below.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="7418" img_size="medium" add_caption="yes" alignment="center"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Q: TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOUR BACKGROUND: WHEN DID YOU DECIDE YOU WANTED TO BE A DESIGNER? HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WORKING AS AN INTERIOR DESIGNER? WHAT...

UMI Stone: Mark Wilson CEO of London Bay Homes Chooses SapienStone

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] London Bay Homes' CEO, Mark Wilson Chooses SapienStone SapienStone is known worldwide for for dressing kitchens with their beautiful and luxurious porcelain slabs. They are one of the leaders in the production of full-body porcelain slabs,  universally known for offering some of the highest quality products in the stone industry. SapienStone offers a variety of porcelain slabs that are specifically designed for kitchen countertops, fireplaces, vanities, & other interior and exterior design applications. Their manufacturing process is extremely unique and it...

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Marie Kondo’s Tips to Declutter your Kitchen and Bathroom

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Declutter Your Kitchen And Bath With Marie Kondo's Famous Tips Marie Kondo has shot to fame with her mission to cut clutter out of our lives. Maybe you’ve read the book, or seen the Netflix series – or just heard everyone talking about the famous KonMari method! And she has some specific advice to keep your kitchen and bathroom in order. As we know at Distinguished Kitchens and Baths, the foundation of great space is a great design. So the last thing...

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UMI Stone: Leader Of Marble And Granite Countertops In Boynton Beach, Florida

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] UMI Stone Is The Top Marble And Granite Distributor In Boynton Beach, FL As the leading distributor of fine granite and marble surfaces in Boynton Beach, FL, UMI Stone is always expanding on its line of exquisite natural stone surfaces. We bring you the latest collection of natural stone counters with amazing quality, great prices, and desirable appeal. Our marble and granite countertops naturally evoke a fresh air of elegance that will add the timeless ambiance everybody wants in their home....

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Designer Spotlight: Kari Wilbanks

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Florida Interior Designer: Kari Wilbanks Q&A We love seeing our slabs featured in designers work that we are now featuring them! Introducing the first of many, our new blog series, Designer Spotlight's! Each month we will feature a Florida interior designer and their work using our slabs! First up is Kari Wilbanks! Check out her Q&A below.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="7321" img_size="large" add_caption="yes"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_empty_space][vc_empty_space][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] “Bringing my clients to UMI is an easy process and that is a huge factor in why I continue to...

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