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Granite Slabs

Granite

1. Granite is a coarse-grained igneous rock composed chiefly of orthoclase and albeit feldspars and of quartz, usually with lesser amounts of one or more other minerals, as mica, hornblende, or augite.

2. Anything compared to this rock in great hardness, firmness, or durability.

Why Do People Love Granite?

  • It’s Durable: Granite is one of the strongest and most popular stones around. It can withstand the everyday wear and tear in kitchens and bathrooms, and can even handle metal abrasion which is very important in a kitchen setting.
  • It’s Beautiful: Granite is prized for its natural beauty and unique patterns. Each slab of granite is distinct, and the variations in color, veining, and patterns create a one-of-a-kind appearance. This aesthetic appeal makes granite a popular choice for those who appreciate the beauty of natural stone.
  • It’s Heat Resistant: Granite is highly heat-resistant, which means it can withstand hot pots, pans, and other kitchen items without sustaining damage. While it’s still recommended to use trivets or hot pads to protect the surface, granite’s natural resistance to heat is a valuable characteristic.

  • It’s Stain Resistant (with Sealing): While granite is somewhat porous, it can be sealed to enhance its resistance to stains. Sealing the granite helps to create a protective barrier against liquids, making it easier to clean and maintain. Regular resealing is recommended to ensure continued stain resistance.

  • It’s Long Lasting: Granite countertops are known for their longevity. When properly maintained, granite can last for decades without losing its beauty or structural integrity. This longevity makes it a cost-effective choice in the long run.

  1. Versatility: Granite is versatile in terms of design and application. It can be used for kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, and even outdoor applications. Its versatility allows homeowners to use granite in various settings to achieve a cohesive design.

  2. Ease of Cleaning: Granite countertops are relatively easy to clean with mild soap and water. Regular cleaning helps maintain the stone’s appearance and hygiene.

  • While granite has these desirable properties, it’s important to note that proper care and maintenance, including periodic sealing, are recommended to ensure the longevity and performance of granite countertops. 

We have in stock over 100 granite slabs for customers to choose from.

From what we know and from what we hear from our customers, granite gives the home a unique look and will leave your countertop a visual feature, alone, unlike any other.