Definition: coarse- or medium-grained intrusive igneous rock that is rich in quartz and feldspar, with minor amounts of mica, amphiboles, and other minerals; it is the most common plutonic rock of the Earth's crust, forming by the cooling of magma at depth.
Granite's most notable characteristics include: Heat resistant and scratch resistant. With proper care and maintenance, granite will also be stain resistant. Granite Pros uses the best available sealers to ensure your countertops are protected. Granite is easy to care for and maintain. We provide care and maintenance instructions upon request.
Granite will become an investment for your home or business that will give you
many years of beautiful service. Granite is a natural product and simple care and maintenance will
keep it looking beautiful for decades.
Fun fact about granite: Mount Airy (here in NC) is the world’s largest open-faced granite quarry. On the surface alone, the quarry encompasses about 60 acres. The mother mass — the block you can’t see — is about 7 miles long and 1 mile wide, north and south. And it’s 8,000 feet deep.
Being the most popular used product for countertops today, nothing beats the true beauty and uniqueness of something that was formed millions of years ago. Getting to know your stone and understanding its characteristics will help you enjoy and value how unique your very own piece of nature is.
Granite is known for being very durable and dependable and can be a great choice for kitchen countertops. It is available in a wide variety of colors and textures which can be used indoors and outdoors.
Please see the top colors our customers select below. Do not hesitate to reach out as we offer many more options. Color and pattern vary as no two slabs are exactly the same. Please keep that in mind when viewing the samples on our website.