What is Granite

The word granite comes from the Latin word granum which means grain in reference to the coarse-grained structure of the a crystalline rock. Granite is a natural crystalline ingenious rock composed mainly of feldspars and quartz with minor amounts of mica and amphibole minerals. Granite began as a hot, 1400 degrees Fahrenheit, mass of magma or […]

Granite kitchen counter tops for decades

Granite for decades Granite kitchen counter tops are simply elegant. Granite adds a certain richness, luxury, cleanliness and above all a smooth aesthetically pleasing feature. Compared to other materials, granite and marble can add a unique atmosphere to the kitchen. The kitchen looks fresh, new, and radiant with natural stone counter tops. In residential homes stone […]

How to Choose the Right Granite Color for Your Kitchen

While remodeling your kitchen you may feel overwhelmed. Everything these days comes in multiple options, including your choice of granite colors for kitchen countertops. All of them are beautiful and because granite is a natural material, each slab vary in pattern and color. So which color do you choose? Here we’ll go over a few […]

Granite and Marble Makes A Good Impression

For thousands of years granite and marble have been thought of as the most luxurious building material available. From palaces in Rome, Greece or Egypt to some of the most important buildings throughout history, granite and marble have been associated with wealth and success. What better way to bring new life and value into your […]

Granite Countertops Installation

Granite Countertops Installation. Do It Yourself Guidelines Tools required: – Straight edge – Spirit level – Tri-square – Drill bits with suitable drill for granite – Suitable saw (Hand held) for granite – Jig Saw (for wood) – Polishing heads – Adhesive (Akemi, Araldite, Polyurethane glue) 1. Prepare the base: The existing cabinets should be firmly […]

How to transport granite countertops

Transport granite countertops – Do It Yourself Once granite countertops are installed, they are nearly indestructible, but in transit, granite is quite fragile. Most granite shops provide installation services that include transportation. Handy homeowners can save money by installing the counters themselves. With the right equipment and preparation transporting granite can be effortless. Granite is a rigid, natural […]

Countertops Order Process

Step by Step Countertops Order Process When you are ready to place your order with Factory Plaza, our expert staff will review each step of the countertops order with you to ensure a smooth buying experience without surprises or hidden costs. Should questions arise, our team will be there to help every step of the way. Contact Us […]

Countertops order process useful tips

Granite and marble countertops order process useful tips When you are selecting a granite slab, keep in mind that slabs vary in size. Your counter top may be longer than the length of the slab. In this case it may be necessary to seam your counter tops together. This is fairly common. The effectiveness of […]

How to remove stains from granite

There are different types of granites, different hardness of each granite and a lot of different colors. In addition, there are different surface finishes like polished, brushed, honed or leathered. There are also dozen of different granite sealers on the market. Every piece of granite is different based on color, hardness, and pattern. One sealant […]

Granite Countertop In Your Kitchen

5 Reasons You Should Have Granite Countertop In Your Kitchen Finally! We no longer wish to live in those ugly houses from thirty or forty years ago! We all want to have beautiful bathrooms and kitchens with recessed lightning, honey glazed cherry or maple cabinets, stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. If you don’t have the […]