Breaking Stones Podcast

Real conversations and insights about the natural stone industry. Join us as we share our journey and invite guests throughout the industry to share their expertise.

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Monday Mar 14, 2022

After 2 years of COVID we are faced with more uncertainty as the war between Russia and the Ukraine has contributed to rising fuel costs and stress across the globe. It seems as though an economic crisis is on the verge and we did into whether or not we have reached the peak of globalization. 

Monday Feb 14, 2022

We see the final product in person, on social media, and on websites but rarely do we discuss the process. Unlike traditional manufacturing which is the assembly of materials and parts, natural stone veneer is the breaking down and shaping of larger material (stone) until you see the final product. 
In this episode we explore 5 keys steps in this process from sourcing to shipping and everything in between. 
Link to the YouTube Video: How Stone Veneer is Made. 

Saturday Jan 29, 2022

As we approach February we explore 5 of the most popular trends in natural stone for 2022. 

Saturday Jan 22, 2022

It's hard to believe there are only 57 days until Spring. Is your business ready? Topics include:
Scaling Up (the Growth Institute)
The importance of service
Here's to a great 2022!

Sunday Oct 03, 2021

It's good to be back as we kick off Season 2 and look at the trends we're seeing with some of the data to back it up. It's going to be an wild end to a wild year and what's to come in 2022!
Show Notes:
Share of New Homes with Patios Climbs to Record 61 Percent
America is short more than 5 million homes

Monday Aug 09, 2021

Kip Rapp, the CEO of Concora joins us to discuss the importance of understanding the buyer journey and how it applies to the digital landscape. Concora helps building manufacturers get specified and purchased more by making it easier for Architects, Engineers, and Contractors (AECs) to do business with them online.
Learn more about Concora on their website,

Sunday Jul 18, 2021

Renovation activity is at a 6-year high according to the 2021 Q3 Houzz Renovation Barometer. We discuss some of the reasons why this is happening and what it means for the natural stone industry and anyone in the construction business. 
Links from this episode:
Q3 Houzz Renovation Barometer - Construction Sector
Even Modest Infrastructure Investment Could Send Commercial Construction Outlook Soaring
Builders Start Blaming Waning Confidence on Material Prices Just Before Lumber Prices Fall

Sunday Jun 20, 2021

Did you order something online for your dad on Father's Day and it didn't come in yet? You're not alone. Supply chain and logistical issues are hitting retailers and end users hard. We discuss why and how we're combating it. 

Friday May 28, 2021

Our guest this week is the marketing team leader ad Delgado Stone, Noah Dempsey. Join us as we discuss all social media, web design, and tips to get your digital marketing moving in the right direction. 

Sunday May 16, 2021

Our episode this week is about fieldstone as we talk about 3 types of fieldstone veneer that our common in our business and industry. 



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