Why did granite counter tops become popular? There are many alternatives; stainless steel, laminate, concrete, glass, and, engineered stone  has become popular due to its consistent, custom color palettes.  However, natural stone products like sandstone,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.  The cost per square foot of granite is about a quarter of what it was in the 1970’s. Unique beauty.  There are over a thousandRead More →