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May 06 2015
GRANITE DIRECT, INC Granite, A natural surface that is simple to care for, granite is an igneous stone that comes from volcanoes that are rich in silica. Granite countertops, granite vanities, and granite tile are one of the most commonly used surfaces in home construction and home remodeling projects. Granite is also used throughout the world in commercial buildings such as hotels, malls and office buildings. Granite is extremely popular due to the magnificent clusters of color that it... Read More
April 22 2015
GRANITE DIRECT, INC Granite has remained the material of choice with new homeowners and homebuilders alike.  In the kitchen especially, granite countertops were not and are not a fade to come and go.  Many homeowners are choosing to upgrade their homes for a better resale value and granite (and other types of natural stone) is currently the number one choice for countertops. Grays with hints of gold, copper and pearl creates a clean, open look in the home but adds warmth as well.  Grays... Read More
April 07 2015
GRANITE DIRECT The processing of granite monuments was carried out by thousands of people for centuries but the time factor played no decisive role since the aim was to make beautiful, precise, monumental and grandiose products. The Greek civilization left a small number of granite products since marble was the Lord in ancient Hellas. It was used to build the world famous monuments in Athens. And yet, we have to mention Agamemnon's tomb in Mycenae made of green porphyry. The Romans, who used... Read More
March 09 2015
GRANITE DIRECT The concept granite is not a clear notion to many people in the modern high-tech and computerized world. It is still a common belief that every polished stone is marble. In fact, the difference between marble and granite is very big. Marble is a carbonate rock that is easy to grind and polish but has lower hardness compared with granite. The products made of this material are not resistant to the adverse weather conditions, which makes them suitable mainly for enclosed spaces.... Read More
February 18 2015
GRANITE DIRECT, INC The processing of granite monuments was carried out by thousands of people for centuries, but the time factor played no decisive role since the aim was to make beautiful, precise, monumental and grandiose products. The Greek civilization left a small number of granite products since marble was the Lord in ancient Hellas. It was used to build the world famous monuments in Athens. And yet, we have to mention Agamemnon's tomb in Mycenae made of green porphyry. The Romans, who... Read More
February 03 2015
GRANITE DIRECT, INC Granite is the history of human civilization. Natural stone has always been a crucial part of the material culture of the human race. Mankind faced the need to process stone as early as the beginning of its development. During the earliest cultural-historical period, the stone age (approx. from 800 to 5 thousand years BC) stone was the main material used to make tools (axes, hoes), weapons (arrow tips, spears), ornaments, and attributes symbolizing the meaning of human life... Read More
January 21 2015
GRANITE DIRECT, INC General Information on Denver Granite  The concept of granite is not a clear notion to many people in Denver, CO. the modern high-tech and computerized world. It is still a common belief that every polished stone is marble. In fact, the difference between marble and granite is very big. Marble is a carbonate rock that is easy to grind and polish but has lower hardness compared with granite. The products made of this material are not resistant to the adverse weather... Read More
October 14 2014
GRANITE DIRECT, INC What should I know about choosing granite? Granite is a natural stone. It is very hard and durable, heat and scratch resistant as well as easy to maintain. Aside from the practical aspect, granite is very versatile in the design field. It comes in various colors and structural compositions. All stones are not exactly the same; each lot will have unique characteristics attributed to the specific granite. Because it is a natural stone, it has been blessed with a remarkable... Read More

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