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November 25 2014
GRANITE DIRECT, INC The Origins of Granite Granite tile is often a feature in a residence or a commercial building, not only because it is visually impressive, but because of the auspiciousness of having a flooring material which literally took ages to create! Formed deep in the earth, granite is the end result of tremendous heat and pressure applied over thousands of years. Granite is an igneous rock that is described as "intrusive". That is, granite is formed when liquid magma is forced... Read More
November 11 2014
GRANITE DIRECT, INC Natural granite is available in hundreds of colors and patterns. Purchasing wholesale granite is one of the best ways of saving money when using granite for any project. Quarried directly from the rockbed, granite is ideal for use in counter tops, flooring, exterior landscaping and any other applications that require a durable and aesthetically pleasing stone. Granite is one of the hardest substances in the world, second only to diamonds, it will not be damaged by scratching... Read More
October 29 2014
GRANITE DIRECT, INC Adding to the value of your home Adding a stone countertop to your home will definitely increase its value. While there are a lot of renovations you can do that will not contribute to the overall home’s value, a good stone countertop will raise the price value. You can expect to get back the value of your purchase when you resell your house later on. Adding a new natural stone counter can also help your home sell faster. It’s hard to believe what a difference a granite... Read More
October 14 2014
GRANITE DIRECT, INC What should I know about choosing granite? Granite is a natural stone. It is very hard and durable, heat and scratch resistant as well as easy to maintain. Aside from the practical aspect, granite is very versatile in the design field. It comes in various colors and structural compositions. All stones are not exactly the same; each lot will have unique characteristics attributed to the specific granite. Because it is a natural stone, it has been blessed with a remarkable... Read More
September 30 2014
Granite Direct, inc. Whoever coined the phrase "hard as a rock" might very well have been thinking of granite. Formed ov­er millions of years from compressed molten rock under the Earth's surface, granite is extremely hard and durable. With its heat-resistant qualities, granite doesn't blister; it's also unlikely to scratch or chip. When used for kitchen countertops, it's far superior to marble, synthetic and laminate. It's also better looking and has a luminous, dimensional quality when... Read More
September 16 2014
Granite Direct, Inc. In the past, granite selections were limited to local quarries, but today's homeowner may purchase granite products from around the world. Incorporate this durable product into your home by adding granite countertops. The granite's pattern and color pulls together all the style components of your kitchen. Gather All Materials Making a good selection for countertops requires an eye for detail. Ordering a slab and hoping for the best is an expensive risk. When selecting... Read More
September 03 2014
Granite Direct In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth, including a form of igneous rock called granite, a mass composed mostly of silica and aluminum that makes up a large part of the continental crust, and comes in all the colors of the rainbow and signifies majesty and serenity. One of the most familiar uses of granite in the United States is in kitchen countertops. The countertop, a solid slab of granite that can be cut to custom shape and edge-finished. Increased demand... Read More
August 19 2014
Granite Direct, Inc Benefits of Custom Granite Counter Tops Extremely Durable: Second in hardness only to diamonds, granite is an extremely durable surface. With normal use, you cannot break or chip granite. Heat Resistant: Unlike synthetic counter tops, granite can withstand a hot dish right from the oven. Stain Resistant: By its nature, granite is extremely dense and excellent at repelling stains. Scratch and Fade Resistant: The finish on granite is polished with diamonds. With normal,... Read More
August 06 2014
Granite Direct For the past decade, granite has hogged the spotlight as the favored countertop material. Granite is beautiful, strong and comes in enough colors to compliment any kitchen design scheme imaginable. It's also a natural stone, and in today's green environment, this makes granite highly prized. It can tolerate heat and can often increase the value of your home. At Granite Direct, we offer granite slabs directly to homeowners, builders, remodelers, interior designers, and we are able... Read More
July 22 2014
Granite Direct Inc. Why Granite: Why Use Granite for Kitchen Countertops? Granite is one of the hardest materials, harder than steel, and therefore, steel knives cannot scratch the granite surface. Granite, due to its hardness, resists wear and tear very well and retains its polished quality for a long time. Granite has very low water absorption resulting in high stain resistance than can be further improved by treating granite with impregnating stone sealers. Read more on why granite at:http... Read More