Why has granite become so popular as a countertop? There are many man-made materials; stainless steel, laminate, epoxy, concrete, and even glass.  Natural products like marble, limestone and the subject of this article, granite have become fashionable and much more affordable in recent years.  Whether man-made or natural, each material has its own price structure and advantages. However, there are several reasons for granite’s attractiveness. Raw material price is down.  There are over 50 different countries that quarry granite.  Supply is up and technology changes have reduced both production and logistical costs.  Don’t misinterpret, we’re not suggesting that granite is cheaper than laminate covering, but the cost per squareRead More →