Granite is a widely used stone for building and decorative work. The general impression of granite is always of a light-colored rock, regardless of whether it looks gray, yellowish, brownish, bluish or reddish. It wears extremely well, is highly resistant to weathering and is the most durable architectural building stone. The increasing popularity of granite is a result of its beauty and versatility. More granite quarries are discovered each year increasing the color choices and keeping prices competitive. Granite is quarried worldwide.
Used in a wide range of commercial and residential applications, granite is ideal for tile floors, walls, and countertops, as well as exterior applications such as pavers and wall cladding. Granite is ideal for kitchen counter tops, islands, bar tops, fireplace surrounds, and dining tables because it is not only functional and durable, but highly attractive.