Why did granite counter tops become popular? There are many man-made alternatives; stainless steel, laminate, concrete, and even glass.  In recent years, engineered stone (epoxy mixed with stone dust and color) 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 price is down.  There are over 50 different countries that quarry granite.  Don’t misinterpret, we’re not suggesting that granite is cheap,Read More →