At Maryland Countertop we recommend granite to homeowners who want a grand and elegant look for their house. Granite is a good choice if you’re into colors when choosing the right stones for your home. Our company has a wide variety of granite slabs in our showroom at competitive prices. Our team is always available to provide tips and suggestions about which type of granite is the best for your needs.
Granite is an igneous rock that’s very abundant in China, Brazil, India, and Canada. In its natural form, granite has a very rough texture and has a color of black, white, pink, and yellow. Granite for construction comes in different types and they’re named according to color or where they’re from.
This stone is very common here on earth. No matter, where you are, there will always be a granite mine nearby. By the way, granite is born when feldspar, mica, quartz, alkali, and plagioclase get mixed due to heat and pressure.
Granite is a very popular building material. Companies use granite to make countertops, sinks, tiles, paving, curbing, decor for masonry walls, etc.
In mines, granite is extracted in the form of slabs. Granite slabs come from large granite deposits underground. The granite products that companies sell to homeowners come from granite slabs that have been processed, shaped, and polished.
NOTABLE QUALITIES OF GRANITE
Resists weathering, this is why it’s a good material for swimming pools, fireplaces, and ovens.
Serves as a well functioning maintenance-free sink that looks clean and hardy
Comes in a wide array of colors. therefore, it’s a good decorative tile for floorings
Granite countertops don’t react to acid and don’t develop slime