WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MARBLE AND GRANITE?
The mineral composition in both stones means that they react differently to various household cleaners and chemicals.
HOW IS GRANITE FORMED?

Granite is a hard natural igneous rock.The principal constituents of granite are feldspar, quartz, biotite and other minerals. Various unique colours, textures, shades and patterns were a result of the minerals melting into the liquid mass in the formation process. (This is why patterns may vary)

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE GRANITE?


  • Granite is an aesthetically decorative natural stone surface.

  • Timeless beauty.

  • Durability.

  • Involves low maintenance and is easy to clean.

  • Very low porosity –difficult for bacteria to hide.

  • Waterproof.

  • Stain resistant.

  • Difficult to scratch or burn.

  • Maintains its polish look for many years.

  • Withstands the rigours of daily kitchen activities much longer than its rivals.

  • Adds elegance and value to your home.

  • Unique – colours, shades and patterns may vary giving you an individual design.

  • One of the oldest but most durable natural stones available.

  • It is the ultimate in kitchen design and no man made material can match its elegance and durability.

WHAT DO I NEED TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING A GRANITE COUNTERTOP?


  • Colour / Type of stone.

  • Design.

  • Cut outs for hobs and sinks.

  • Drainer grooves.

  • Recessed drainers.

  • Splashbacks.

  • Return Ends.

  • Upstands.

WHERE CAN I USE GRANITE?

Granite is suitable for kitchen countertops, vanity units and other custom designs.

HOW SHOULD I CLEAN GRANITE?

Use a neutral cleaning agent or warm soapy water and finish with a dry cloth. Do not use acidic, abrasive, wax or bleach based household cleaners and sprays on granite or marble. (See Aftercare and Maintenance section)

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