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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 Part 3 of 3 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... Read More
February 03 2015
GRANITE DIRECT, INC Part 2 of 3 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... Read More
January 21 2015
GRANITE DIRECT, INC General Information on Granite, part 1 of 3 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... Read More
January 08 2015
GRANITE DIRECT, INC The granite countertop is easier to maintain. It makes the kitchen more pleasant. What’s interesting is how granite has quickly become the one and only material, across the country and across all price points. It used to be a high-end thing, back in the 1990s when these countertops began making appearances. Then, 12 years ago, the first sort of moderately priced homes started using it. Now, every home has to have granite if you want to sell it. Granite is one of the most... Read More
December 25 2014
GRANITE DIRECT, INC Ever notice how at parties everyone tends to gather in the kitchen? Kitchens are the heart of the home, and they should reflect the personality of those who use it, as well as fill their needs completely. The kitchen of your dreams doesn’t have to be a dream! Granite can help your dream kitchen turn into a reality. Granite A natural stone of immense beauty, granite is available in many colors and finishing styles, from polished to matte and textured. It is strong, very... Read More
December 09 2014
GRANITE DIRECT, INC Benefits of Custom Granite Counter Tops Extremely Durable: Second in hardness only to diamonds, granite is an extremely durable surface. With normal use, you cannot break or chip granite. Heat Resistant: Unlike synthetic counter tops, granite can withstand a hot dish right from the oven. Stain Resistant: By its nature, granite is extremely dense and excellent at repelling stains. Scratch and Fade Resistant: The finish on granite is polished with diamonds. With normal,... Read More
November 11 2014
GRANITE DIRECT, INC Natural granite is available in hundreds of colors and patterns. Purchasing wholesale granite is one of the best ways of saving money when using granite for any project. Quarried directly from the rockbed, granite is ideal for use in counter tops, flooring, exterior landscaping and any other applications that require a durable and aesthetically pleasing stone. Granite is one of the hardest substances in the world, second only to diamonds, it will not be damaged by scratching... Read More
October 29 2014
GRANITE DIRECT, INC Adding to the value of your home Adding a stone countertop to your home will definitely increase its value. While there are a lot of renovations you can do that will not contribute to the overall home’s value, a good stone countertop will raise the price value. You can expect to get back the value of your purchase when you resell your house later on. Adding a new natural stone counter can also help your home sell faster. It’s hard to believe what a difference a granite... 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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