Granite Countertops Fabrication Process

Nothing completes a kitchen look like granite countertops. Granite, marble, quartzite or soapstone countertops or vanity tops give an aesthetic and impressive appearance to a kitchen or bathroom. The natural coveted and beautiful stones has been used to construct and decorate homes since the days of ancient Egypt. The processes that involve extracting, cutting, finishing, [...]

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Granite Counter Tops From Quarry to Kitchen

Fabricating Granite Counter Tops.  Granite Counter Tops From Quarry to Kitchen. Everyone notices a smooth, clean finish of granite kitchen counter tops. This coveted and beautiful stone has been used in construction and remodeling of homes since the days of ancient Egypt, and the processes that involve harvesting, cutting, finishing, and installing stone slabs have [...]

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What is Stone

What is Stone? Natural stones are categorized into three geological classifications by their respective formation processes: Sedimentary, Metamorphic and Igneous. Each category can be either Calcareous or Siliceous. Calcareous stone is composed mainly of calcium carbonate, a mineral compound found in stone, shells and pearls. Siliceous stone is composed mainly of silicates, such as quartz, [...]

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What is Marble

What is marble? The word marble comes from the Greek mármaros which means shining stone. Marble names are derived from locations of the quarries. Carrara from Italy, Pentelicus from Greece, Proconnesus from Turkey. Marble is simply limestone or dolomite rock that has been compressed and/or heated deep within the earth's crust. Marble contains clay minerals, [...]

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What is Granite

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 [...]

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Granite and Marble Makes A Good Impression

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 [...]

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