Graniterra imports natural granite slabs straight from quarries all over the world including China, Brazil, Italy and the U.S.
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Granite is a naturally durable igneous rock made up of quartz, mica, and feldspar that is used for many construction purposes including kitchen and bathroom countertops. All granite stone is at least 20 percent quartz and occurs in many natural colors and textures that can create a variety of unique looks in a kitchen or bathroom.
Because of its natural aesthetics and durability, granite is the most popular choice for countertops and adds the most value to a home.
Our expert field installers will perform granite countertop installation in St. Louis and the surrounding area.
You receive countertop installation to exacting standards, guaranteeing your 100% satisfaction. We never use sub-contractors. When you select from our in-stock inventory of granite colors, we guarantee completion of your home or office countertop project from Templating date to installation within 15 business days.
Finishes and Edges
While granite countertops have seemingly endless options for colors and patterns, they are mostly available in two main finish types, honed and polished (glossy). Honed finishes have a matte look that in some situations gives granite countertops the appearance of other materials like soapstone. Polished finishes on granite countertops are good for reflecting light which can make a small kitchen or bathroom feel much larger. Other finish types available for granite countertops include sandblasted, brushed, and flamed looks.
The edging of a countertop has a huge impact on its overall look and granite countertops have the most edge options available.
Colors and Patterns
Granite stone naturally occurs in many colors and hues such as white, red, blue, and gold and it is found in three basic patterns; solid, marble, and speckled.