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How are granite countertops made?

How are granite countertops made?

Granite is drilled, chiseled and blasted out of quarries in large blocks, and special milling machines then cut it into workable slabs. Typically, a slab of granite is around 4 to 5 feet (1.2 to 1.5 meters) wide and between 7 to 9 feet (2.1 to 2.7 meters) long.

What size are granite slabs?

Typical Dimensions Granite slabs are typically between 9 and 10 feet long and between 5 and 6 feet wide, although the exact dimensions of individual slabs vary.

What is the difference between Quartz and granite?

Granite is a purely natural stone that comes directly from stone quarries and is then cut into thin slabs, polished, and fabricated into countertops. Quartz countertops are engineered stone products that may contain a large percentage of natural quartz but may also include other minerals.

Which is better granite or Quartz?

Quartz is actually harder than granite and thus, more durable. In fact, quartz is nearly indestructible, and because it isn’t porous like granite, it’s easy to keep your countertops relatively bacteria-free.

What is cheaper marble or quartz?

Cost. Marble and quartz are comparable in cost. Marble countertops cost $100 to $200 per square foot installed. Quartz countertops cost $115 to $200 per square foot installed.

Why choose art stone granite and marble Inc?

My kitchen, fireplace, and bath look amazing.” Art Stone Granite and Marble Inc is a Atlanta wholesale countertops supplier located in Marietta Georgia with more than 15 years of experience in the natural stone industry in residential and commercial areas.

How do I contact art and stone?

For more questions, please contact us at (800) 346-9772 or tile [at] To order or questions about our product, please contact us. We accept American Express, Visa or MasterCard. Sales tax where applicable. We ship UPS Ground unless otherwise stated. Please call us at (714) 368 1023 with your credit card information.

What are the different finishes of marbles?

Marble’s versatility shines through in its ability to have different finishes such as; polished, honed, brushed or leathered. We carry grade A Italian marble in many shades from grey and brown to white and pink.