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Stone

GRANITE

        

Granite is an intrusive igneous rock composed of 25% - 35% quartz and over 50% potassium and sodium rich feldspars, with a common accessory mineral of less than 20%, usually muscovite, biotite, or hornblende.

There is a broad spectrum of granite colors ranging from almost pure white to almost pure black. The color of granite is governed largely by that of the feldspar, usually the most abundant mineral. During its formation, granite may also have been infused with other minerals providing patterned movement as well as color.

Granite is the most durable of all stones. Its diamond like hardness makes this unique material the ideal stone when choosing high traffic surfaces like kitchen counters. Because of its durability, longevity and ability to remain beautiful, granite it has become one of the most popular stones on the market. Granite does not easily scratch. Granite is heat resistant and the least porous of all stones. It lasts!

Granite countertops add character and warmth to kitchens, baths, and other areas of the home with a richness that cannot be duplicated in synthetic materials.

Granite products will not depreciate over time; they continually add value to any property.

What you should know when selecting natural stone:

Natural stone is a product of nature and is subject to variations in color and markings. The same intense temperatures and pressures from the earth which create the beautiful veining in your selection may have also created fissures (slight fractures) in the stone. There may be variations in the thickness of your stone. There may be blotches and texture on the top polish of the slabs.

Samples in the showroom may differ in color or pattern of the actual material available for your selection. For this reason, it is strongly recommended that you inspect and select your slab prior to fabricating.

The thickness of your selection will come in either two (2) centimeters (apprx 3/4 inch) or three (3) centimeters (apprx 1 inch). These sizes have become a term of art in our business much like a 2x4 is a term of art in the lumber business. Although the name suggests an exact measurement, the material varies in thickness and therefore, varies in size.