Stone Select Reviews
I have relied on Michael’s expertise in the selection, quarry, shop drawing, carving, shipping, and site delivery of over one million pounds of Portuguese limestone for a project in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is very knowledgeable in the multiple aspects of stone selection and delivery. Based on my recent experience, I will gladly deal with Michael again in the future.
Chuck Anastos, AIA, NCARB
Stone Select was a wonderful resource for finding the perfect mantel for our home. Michael was a great help. He was very knowledgeable and provided information about the options available – the various types of stone, carving options and differing architectural styles. He was also patient as I considered several good options!
Michael came to my home to measure and assess my space; and to ensure the mantel we initially selected was the best choice and would fit the style of my 1920s home. He recommended an excellent installation team who were very careful in our home, polite and obviously skilled at the work they do. They brought their expertise to removing the existing tile and hearth and then beautifully installed our new mantel.
We continue to receive compliments from friends who see our mantle and comment it is the perfect finishing touch for our living room. We also had shopped other resources for comparison and Stone Select prices were quite fair and reasonable for the quality Michael delivers. I would highly recommend Michael and Stone Select!
My husband and I are into our third project with Stone Select. Our first was a new build 7,000s.f. Tuscan style home in Denver, Colorado. Michael provided an extensive amount of stone for both the interior and exterior. He did not disappoint in any way! Beautiful stone delivered in a timely manner. Our second project was our current home on Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Again, flawless delivery of chosen products. Flanking the walkway to our front door are a pair of beautiful latticed urns he had made inspired from a magazine tear-out. The compliments are constant. The sink in my laundry room is a favorite that again was inspired from a magazine tear-out. I feel Michael can design or create most anything… to perfection. Currently, we are adding a pool house and pool to our home. And, yes, Michael is providing the stone. We highly recommend Stone Select. Michael is a pleasure to work with, listens to what you want and delivers a beautiful product in a timely manner.
Damien & Debbi Lamendola
My husband and I used Select Stone to design and build two fireplaces and a kitchen hood for our custom home. We contacted Michael Cornella after researching a few other options in the market and ultimately decided that we really desired to use natural stone for our project as opposed to the cast products many companies around were offering. And much to our surprise the cost was very comparable to the cast product and even a bit less. For real, natural stone!
The entire process was extremely smooth from design, to communication on the production of our pieces, to the delivery and installation. Michael even emailed us photos of the stone slabs before beginning to ensure the coloring was what we were envisioning. As well as pictures of our hand carved items as they were being created!
We have been moved into our home for 2 1/2 years now and we still receive so many compliments on all three of our hand carved stone pieces. People love to walk up and touch them. And for my husband and I they are our favorite design element in our entire home! We loved working with Michael and if we ever decided to build another home we would use Stone Select again no question!