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Facts About Granite Countertop That You Need To Know Before Installation   by Factory Plaza

in Home / Remodeling    (submitted 2009-07-10)

Basically, granite is made up of three ingredients - mica, feldspar and quartz. One of the greatest features of this stone is the wide variation in color and texture. In fact this is one of the reasons why the granite has been used so extensively in the art of home decoration. Because of this reason, and many more, granite can be the ideal option for your home flooring.

The first advantage that the granite has over the others is its durability. In fact, granite is one of the toughest things in the nature and therefore, it is almost impossible to break it. Also, granite does not react to the chemicals. This means that granite will not damaged in a long while. Unlike marble or other stones, the granite is less porous and therefore, it does not require too much of sealing.

If you are too much worried about the time and effort you would be able to give to maintain your house, granite will reduce your worry. It does not require any complex cleaning process at all. You can use the vacuum cleaners to clean off the dust. The floor can be mopped and dust safely. In fact, a wet mopping should be the standard method to keep the floor clean.