Why did granite counter tops become popular? There are many alternatives; stainless steel, laminate, concrete, and even glass.  In recent years, engineered stone  has experienced a rise in popularity due to its consistent, custom color palettes.  However, natural products like marble, limestone and the subject of this article, granite are unique.  Whether you choose man-made or natural materials, each has its own price structure and advantages. There are several reasons for granite’s continued attractiveness. Raw material pricing.  There are over 50 different countries that quarry granite.  Don’t misinterpret, we’re not suggesting that granite is cheap, but the cost per square foot of granite is aboutRead More →