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Author: Paul Mathis

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Which Type of Mortar Should I Use for Thin Stone Veneer?

Whether you’re a designer, builder, masonry professional, or even a homeowner exploring the possibility of including natural stone in an exterior or interior project, you probably know that mortar is the “glue” that holds masonry units together, binding building blocks, filling the joints between them, and providing structural support. This workable paste consists of different…

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Chateau Rustic
Chateau Rustic

7 Reasons Why Thin Stone Veneer Is The Perfect Product for Your Next Home Project

With such a wide range of masonry products available, it can be difficult for homeowners to settle on the right building stone for their non-structural projects. Do you want artificial stone or natural? Limestone or granite? If you aren’t working with a designer, you may not even feel familiar enough with your options to choose at…

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A graphic demonstrating how Kafka's Organic-Lock Stabilized Pathway Mix is the strongest organic binder on the market today.

Kafka Granite Organic-Lock Stabilized Pathway Mix Installation

Organic-Lock has long been viewed as the strongest organic binder on the market today. At Kafka Granite, we’ve been partnering with Organic-Lock for years to create our stabilized aggregate pathway materials. Thanks to our partnership with Organic-Lock we’re able to offer durable pathway materials that can hold up to anything from busy parks to torrential…

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Photo courtesy of Unilock
Photo courtesy of Unilock

4 Recycled Crushed Materials to Start Using in Your Design

Kafka Granite has always taken measures to help the environment. After all, we pride ourselves on the environmental benefits of naturally occurring decomposed granite in comparison with concrete or asphalt. Permeable paver grit, which contributes to groundwater recharge, and white roof options to reduce urban heat islands contribute to our portfolio of eco-conscious aggregates. Using…

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Wheelchair Accessible Pathway
Wheelchair Accessible Pathway

Kafka Granite’s Guide to Wheelchair-Accessible Pathway Materials

Every year, Kafka Granite helps hundreds of clients create stunning outdoor spaces. From ballparks to city parks, we want everyone to be able to enjoy the areas that we assist in creating—that’s why offering commercial wheelchair accessible materials is so important to us.   Providing accessible pathways is a federally mandated priority for all designers…

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Photo courtesy of Unilock
Photo courtesy of Unilock

The Unbeatable Benefits of Decorative Precast Concrete

(cover photo courtesy of Unilock) Decorative precast concrete is a superior option for creating practical accents to your architectural or landscape design. Through the use of the incredible variety of precast concrete products, you can incorporate custom fixtures including planters, tables, columns, chairs, light poles, water fountains and more into your design that will last…

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basalt bathroom tile

4 Walls Made Stunning with Basalt Tiles

When it comes to designing the perfect space, there are a lot of elements to consider. You need to incorporate the right textures, colors and functionality in order to make the most of your space, no matter where it’s located. If you’re in dire need of a timeless design feature to bring any space, new…

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2015 ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo
2015 ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo

Top 5 Reasons Kafka Granite Loves the ASLA Annual Expo

Rotating through America’s most beautiful cities, every year, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) holds the largest conference and exposition in the industry for students and professionals alike. This year, over 6,000 attendees comprised of landscape architects and industry innovators will flood to McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, for four days in November to…

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WHITE IS THE NEW GREEN: White Roof/Cool Roof Epoxy Overlay
WHITE IS THE NEW GREEN: White Roof/Cool Roof Epoxy Overlay

LEED Credits With Kafka Granite

Since 2000, LEED Certification has served as the industry standard for measuring a building’s environmental sustainability. LEED, standing for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a way to establish and recognize a building as a “green” or eco-friendly structure or project. Kafka Granite offers an incredible amount of products that could help your new…

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Kafka Granite Crushing Facility - Mosinee, WI
Kafka Granite Crushing Facility - Mosinee, WI

HOW IT’S MADE: An Insight into Kafka Granite’s Manufacturing Process

To commemorate 35 years of growth in the specialty aggregate industry, Kafka Granite has developed this video to give our customers a closer look at what makes our manufacturing process unique.     Jack Caldwell, Project Designer at Waldrop Engineering, was one of the first to view Our Manufacturing video after recently taking a tour of our crushing facility. He noted, “We…

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