Granite Worktops

Definition and facts

Granite is a very beautiful hard/solid natural igneous rock with unyielding firmness or endurance.

The molecular structure renders granite very stable but rigid, darker granitites are recommended for long spans as they are known to be stronger.

Granite is a much harder and far less porous than marble. It is much less susceptible to random large veining,flaw lines and pitting.

Granite worktops take on a timeless and elegant alternative to manufactured work surfaces.

Due to immense pressure and heat involved in its formation, granite is one of the hardest materials on earth,making it scratch resistant and very hard wearing.

Each section of granite is completely unique, with its own beautiful veining patterns.

Granite joints are finished with a small ariss to the top edge and Silicone sealant is applied for water ingress.

The strongest form or structure is a sphere;therefore, the full bullnose edge is far less susceptible to damage then a squared of edge.

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