Frequently Asked Questions

We know that choosing the correct granite for your next remodeling project can lead to more questions than answers. That is why we have included some of the most frequently asked questions we receive into a convenient list for you to peruse and learn from. Not all of your questions are likely to be answered here, but we hope that we have provided will help you understand granite a bit more once you have read through them all. As always, we encourage you to Contact Us should you have any questions, or would like a more thorough explaination.

A: An igneous (produced under conditions involving intense heat) formed rock which composition generally contains feldspars, quartzes, and lesser amounts of other minerals like mica, augite, and hornblende.

A: Granite is found in many areas in the world and is generally mined for deep beneath the surface. Most commonly, granite comes from countries and regions like Africa, Spain, India, Brazil, China, and Norway where the supplies of granite are naturally plentiful.

A: No, the only similarity really is that they are rock. Marble is a softer stone and will mark and etch easier than granite. Also, the appearance of the two is quite different in nature. While both make great home decor, granite is by far the more durable material.

A: In extreme cases of abuse, you can break granite. But, under normal circumstances and useage, your granite should never break.

A: It's not likely. Granite can withstand heat up to 1200 degrees Farenheit. You'll be able to set your hot pots and pans right on the counter without any worry at all.

A: If you can think it, we can make it a reality! From kitchens to bathrooms and anywhere in between.

A: Custom orders of granite will be required to purchase the entire slab of granite. However, if you're ordering from what we already have in stock, you will simply pay for the square footage used in your project.

A: We highly recommend never using anything that you wouldn't use on your own two hands. Powdered cleaners and abrasive pads may damage, stain, or score your granite.