Years ago, granite was considered a high-end option for home decor. However, both the strength and resiliency of granite has made it a traditional application in modern kitchens and bathrooms. Now, today’s consumers and homeowners are finding more creative ways to make use of granite throughout their homes and offices.
Other Uses for Granite in Kitchens and Bathrooms
Granite provides a luxury feel throughout the home. Aside from kitchen countertops, polished granite can create a beautifully styled backsplash. Granite tiles are available as small mosaic tiles at less than 1” and up to 16” or larger.
The natural look is definitely in, and it’s not going anywhere soon! Today’s new homeowners and kitchen renovation customers are looking for a definite style: a home that combines a natural look (perhaps even rustic or industrial) with both modern style and convenience. That’s why nature-inspired patterns are topping today’s current trends in kitchen makeovers.
When you consider the latest interior design trends, the most popular home décor colors, textures, finishes, and materials are inspired by nature. Homeowners want to bring the outdoors in, during all seasons of the year. And inspiration comes from everywhere: earth, sea, and sky.
Our customers are falling head over heels for the hot new look of a waterfall edge countertop. The amazing, clean-lined look of a beautiful waterfall edge countertop provides a huge style statement and a wow factor every time you and your guests enter your kitchen.
With the fall home remodel season approaching, it's’ a great time to talk about the latest highly coveted kitchen upgrade. And since the holidays are coming soon, you’ll want to consider this clean, gorgeous look for your new kitchen upgrade.
Summer. The mere mention of the word brings thoughts of vacation, barbeques, time spent with family and friends, long days, and did we say vacation? So, why on earth should you take on upgrading your Triad home with granite countertops in the Summer? There are a few key reasons why.
You Can Schedule Installation Along with Your Vacation. When you schedule your granite countertop installation with vacation, you’ll save missed time away from work during the installation and you won’t miss any important meetings or deadlines due to your absence.
You may have read about granite countertop safety in the media. In this blog post we’ll break down the safety claims and most accurate reports we’ve found.
What is radon?
Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that comes from the natural breakdown of stone and rock. Radon is also found in many other materials in your home.
Is radon a possibility with granite?
Like all types of stone, granite may contain decaying radioactive components like thorium, radium, and uranium. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that some stone can contain a greater amount of these components than others. These radioactive components are solids, but, after some time, they may decay into radon.