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Granite & Stone FAQ Everything you need to know

What is Granite?

Granite is igneous rock, which provides a clue to its origins. “Igneous” come from the Latin igneous meaning “fire” (also the root word of ignite) and indicates that it was formed by liquid, fiery magma and melted just like volcanic lava. In fact, its chemical composition is similar to that of lava. However, unlike lava, the molten rock never reached the surface; It solidified deep inside the earth, where it slowly cooled and crystallized. Read more…

How durable is granite?

Granite is one of the longest lasting and toughest natural stones on the market making it the perfect choice for any outdoor or indoor project.In 1822, an Austrian mineralogist named Friedrich Moh created a measurement of relative hardness based in a stone’s ability to withstand scratches. Read more…

Does granite stain?

Generally speaking, no. Because granite is very dense, and not very porous, its ability to absorb liquids that cause stains is highly reduced. Read more…

Why Choose granite?

Granite is durable, hard, beautiful, easy to clean and maintain, and there is large amount of variety in colour and edging that will suite any project. Read more…

Why Choose Marble and Granite Over Synthetic Material?

If you are thining of Corian, Formica, porcelain, concrete or ceramic tile for your countertop, consider natural stone like granite instead. Read more…

 

The Difference between Marble and Granite?

Marble and Granite can be used for countertops, tile flooring, fireplace mantels, columns, vases and much more. However, even though marble and granite have a similar aesthetic, they are better suited for specific purposes. Read more…

How to Protect Your Marble and Granite?

Protecting your marble and granite is an important way to maintain the original quality and lustre of your investment. Here are some ideas on protecting your natural stone: Read more…

Edge selections for Granite counter tops

There are many types of countertop edges to choose from. Choose the best edge to accent your current decor. Read more…