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Ideas, Inspiration & Store Updates

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Recliner for a New Mom

My name is Dana, and I’m a furniture consultant here at Benson Stone Co. I want to share a story with you that really highlights the convenience of our recliner warehouse up on the 4th floor. This spring, a couple came in that was expecting their first child. As the soon-to-be mother approached her due […]

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Spring Landscape Materials

Shop the area’s largest selection of unique, professional-grade landscape materials here at Benson Stone Co. in Rockford! Spring means renewal and rejuvenation in the world around us. As the weather gets warmer and the flowers start to bloom, it’s the perfect time to be outside enjoying nature! Here are a few ideas from our store […]

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amish furniture dining set with grey upholstery

The Secrets of Amish Furniture

John Otto shares some of the secrets of Amish furniture craftsmanship, and explains what makes it so special. It can be a real struggle to find things that are well made anymore. I know you’ve seen it too. The market today is full of corner-cutting, cheap substitutes, and products that were designed to be thrown […]

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Elevate Your Home with Stone Countertops

Granite expert Gordon shares the top three reasons why he recommends stone countertops as a great investment for your home. I’ve been in the stone industry for over 20 years. When it comes to countertops, I can tell you from both professional and personal experience that stone is head and shoulders above laminate, wood, or […]

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Love Letter to Leather Sofas

Designer Darlene shares the top reasons why she recommends leather for your home. Right after my husband and I got married, we bought a brand new leather sofa. A plush, Chesterfield style three-seater with high arms in a rich, dark brown color.  That was over thirty years ago, and that same sofa is still the […]

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Play Flooring Designer with a Pic of Your Home

Check out our new flooring tool & get flooring tips from our beloved home design consultant, Tamara. This is a total game-changer…  We used to just send folks home with little flooring samples and ask them to imagine what that new flooring would look like in the whole room. Now we’ve got something even better! […]

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The Joy of Working With a Kitchen Designer

Here are the top four reasons why you’ll love working with a kitchen designer for your remodel. Your project is gonna be a breeze! Why do we recommend you work with a kitchen designer? Well, if you’ve ever attempted to coordinate a complex home design project on your own, you know the struggle. Juggling plumbers, […]

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kitchen design with island, quartz countertop, and subway tile backsplash

Project Guide: New Granite Countertops Made Easy

Benson Stone Co. makes the process of installing new granite countertops as easy as possible. We’ve created his handy guide, detailing what to expect throughout your project. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3… 1. Quotation & Material Selection A simple drawing and measurements are all we need to provide you with a reasonably accurate […]

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Living Room Furniture: All You Need to Know to Pick the Perfect Piece

There are so many things to think about when it’s time to pick out new furniture for your living room. But don’t let all the choices stress you out! If you follow this simple guide with the help of one of our talented furniture designers, choosing your new furniture will be a piece of cake. […]

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How to Get the Best Deal on Bathroom Vanity Countertops

Almost everyone these days would prefer granite or quartz for their bathroom vanity countertops, but a lot of people feel like stone is out of the budget. If you love stone countertops but think that you can’t afford them, keep reading! Here are a few tips and tricks to help you get the stone tops […]

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