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The Versatility of Stone

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Stone is often referenced within the design industry. Companies particularly emphasize that they serve some of the finest stone surfaces on the market and boasts their product’s unique composition due to its extreme versatility. In reality, all stones are versatile to an extent. It is only the degree of your imagination that is the limit.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] A Form of Art [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Let us take you back in time and remind you of the infamous stone sculptures that you probably studied in your history class as...

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Which Countertop Material is Best for Your Kitchen?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]At UMI, we offer a plethora of different surfaces and materials to suit your design preference. Various veining, colors, compositions, and characteristics are offered at each of our UMI locations to provide every customer with the countertop of their dreams. But, with plentiful options and a world full of beauty, how do you know which countertop material is best for you? It all comes down to 3 different criteria: composition, lifestyle & design.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Granite/ Quartzite [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="6448" img_size="large" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Granite is one of the...

How to Properly Clean Your Countertops: Do’s & Don’ts

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Let’s ask you one simple question: How often do you sanitize your countertops? Some might say, “everyday!” while others may look around in shock and ask, “Do people actually clean them that frequently?”[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The truth is, many people become lazy and look at the surface and think it’s clean. Or even worse, people refer to the “wipe away” method! They simply see a few grease spots, take their napkin, and swipe rather harshly on the kitchen countertop or table.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are really...

UMI Expands Into Jacksonville, FL by Acquiring Any Old Stone

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] UMI EXPANDS DISTRIBUTION IN THE SOUTHEAST [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="7693" img_size="large" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]On November 6, 2019, UMI acquired Any Old Stone, a Jacksonville company focused in the distribution of surfacing materials.  This recent acquisition follows UMI’s plans for expansion in the Florida market and is aligned with one of their strategic goals to expand the well-known expertise and services the UMI name has established.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Any Old Stone’s 15,000-square-foot indoor stone gallery was designed with the customer in mind, an important factor to UMI’s vision for...

Designer Spotlight – Nan Wright

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="7671" img_size="large"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] "I enjoy working on both residential and collaborating on commercial projects. Each of them poses different challenges, which makes life interesting." - Nan Wright [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]We love seeing our slabs featured in designers work! As we continue our Designer Spotlight's blog series, today we share with you Nan Wright from Wright Interior Group! Nan discusses with us some of her favorite UMI products, why she decided to become a designer and more![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Q: Tell me a little about your...

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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...

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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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