No Place Like Home

 

During this season of giving, our thoughts revolve around family and friends, and we feel a sense of gratitude and joy in the company of loved ones. We spend time relaxing in the comfort of our homes, and enjoy this luxury most during the holidays.

But for Some, There is NO Place Like Home

Recently Joe Klink, Director of Corporate Relations for ProVia, visited Haiti to serve at an orphanage called No Place Like Home. Here they help children who lost their families and homes as a result of the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010. As you can see in this video, the orphanage is a place of loving care and safety for the children. They receive calls almost daily asking them to take on more orphaned children, however today they’re at capacity, and it’s heartbreaking to turn down these requests.

Orphanage Expansion Underway

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Which Grout Color? Consider Your "Grout Personality"!

When homeowners are looking at manufactured stone for their home, it's all about...the stone! But you can also add a lot of design drama with the right choice of grout color. A good manufactured stone installation can become GREAT when adding colored grout. What kinds of color choices should you consider? Here's a simple guide to help you choose just the right "grout personality" that reflects your personal style.

Sophisticated and Elegant

For an understated, elegant look, match the grout color with the dominant color shadings in the manufactured stone (shown below is Chesapeake Ledgestone with white grout).

This is a subtle-but-sophisticated choice, for those whose tastes run conservative. The lady of the house might think of this like pearls for a little black dress – always appropriate; always in style.

Bold and Dramatic

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