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CASE STUDY

Private Residence – Wine Cellar

This project entailed using five different marble types on the floor, wall, and countertops. The center of attraction is a wall with Onyx stone cladding and a back-lit assembly, in which the stone is reinforced by a Plexiglass sheet for support and attached to a vertical aluminum frame.

There is a Massive floor inlay, which took a tremendous amount of drafting and design to create a precise drawing and programming for the machining. A Waterjet machine cut the whole floor, and then the pieces were meticulously assembled by a team of four and dry laid in the Rugo shop. The countertops cut using the waterjet, follow the curved shape of the cabinet, which is precisely templated using a Pro-liner.

Location: Potomac, MD
Completion: 2012
Architect: Christian Zapatka Architects
General Contractor: O.C. Builders
Services: Design, Waterjet fabrication and Installation

From Our Clients:

“Always very attentive to all aspects of work as well marketing”

– Clermont Perron

 

“Rugo Stone, LLC was the only fabricator that could work with slate in the DC Metro area.  Sam Arcot was great to work with.  He is very responsive, flexible, and has an excellent crew.  He was very patient and gave good guidance when I tried to work with a quarry that could not provide good service or deliver the pre-paid slate.  I am very happy with the alternative slate recommendation and the counter tops that Rugo Stone installed.  I would recommend this company to friends and family.”

– Natalie Pien

“What a great experience!  Every interaction from the first visit to the final inspection was professional and service oriented.  They took the time to help us find the perfect stone and then had an installation team that was extremely detail oriented and friendly.  I know they do much larger projects than ours but they made us feel very appreciated. Thank you to Brett Rugo, Sam Arcot and the rest of the team!  We would most certainly use and recommend you again!!”

– Keith Burner

“Your mason was an artist and a master craftsman! Wow — he really did an amazing job on our challenging project!”

– YLDA Amelia

“Thank you so much for working with us on “The Alex at the Graham”, Sam and your team did an amazing job on the bar tops and we appreciate you working with us on such a quick time line. Swatchroom looks forward to working with Rugo Stone on our upcoming projects!”

– The Swatchroom Team

“We are IN LOVE with the marble in both spots. It’s fantastic and we really couldn’t be happier with it.”

 

“I wanted to compliment you on your amazing installers. The guys who our server top were wonderful… extremely courteous, friendly, and so helpful. One of the best installation teams I’ve met to-date.”

“The fireplace looks fantastic!!!”

 

“I am extremely pleased with the counter tops, shower curb, and backsplashes for our master bath. Everything looks great.”

 

“I wish we had more stonework projects undertake as it has been nothing but a pleasure to work with you and the beautiful collection at Rugo Stone. The kitchen continues to take our breath away and the fireplace is a beautiful / not overpowering (!) feature to the family room.”

“From the moment we were greeted on our first and subsequent visits to Rugo Stone, until today when the stone was fully installed, we have been impressed with the professionalism displayed by all members of the Rugo Stone team with whom we had the pleasure of interacting. We are especially pleased with Sam as well as Rugo staff for their kindness and patience…. All this care and attention for a small residential customer … and right before the holidays … and all of this with no “attitude”. Wow! All we can say is Thank You for your excellent service. Today when so few organizations understand or even care about customer service, it is a celebration to encounter an organization like Rugo Stone. If we are ever able to make a recommendation for you please know it will be glowing! You guys are the best! You have made us very happy. Best wishes for a successful new year.”

– Joyce and Howard Woodson

“Thank you very much for the work Rugo performed in our kitchen. Not only is the stone incredibly beautiful, truly elevating the overall quality of the renovation, but the craftsmanship is exquisite. Your people are a pleasure to deal with, Sam and your staff define customer service.”

“Thanks again for the beautiful marble in our kitchen – it looks fantastic!”

 

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