Granite / Marble / Soapstone

Also know as the Natural Stones

Granite is a natural stone and is unrivaled in its aesthetic beauty and longevity. There is virtually every color and pattern imaginable and each slab is unique with its own qualities. Granite tends to have a lot of movement and texture and because Granite is a product of nature it contains inclusions, fissures, and pits due to their geological formation in the earth. These are not defects. Granite is a porous material and is sealed before installation to help prevent staining. Homeowners will need to reseal the granite in time increments based on the usage of the tops. Resealing is no more difficult then if you were just cleaning the counters and should not feel like a negative. Granite is very resistant to heat and scratches but is NOT heat and scratch proof. Trivets and cutting boards are recommended. If your project requires seams, please note that the seams will be noticeable to the eye and touch.

The classic beauty of Marble is unmistakable. Marble can be used in any design scheme from Traditional to Modern. Marble can be found in a wide selection of colors from nearly pure white to chocolate brown with unparalleled veining making each slab extraordinarily unique. It is perhaps, one of the best surfaces for baking, retaining a naturally cool touch. Although Marble is a soft stone it is quite durable. It is however, more susceptible to scratches and staining than Granite or Quartz. Marble requires diligence with sealing and care but for many there is nothing like Marble and one walk through a Stone yard is often all it takes to fall in love with the natural, timeless, beauty of Marble. It is a natural, rich stone that is easily set apart from other natural stones.

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