What does Juparana mean in the context of granite names?
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In looking at all the beautiful stones I keep seeing very different looking stones that have Jupurana in their names. Can you please tell me what Jupurana means in this context? Juparana Classico comes from Brazil and is named for Lake... Read More
Essential Questions to Ask Your Fabricator
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How to Select Your Granite CountertopsESSENTIAL QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR STONE FABRICATORWhen people are planning on getting new natural stone countertops and ask me what the most important things they will need to know about stone care, ... Read More
I would like to know if granite is a delicate stone that can be chipped easily?
Viewed 1935 times since Thu, Aug 21, 2008
Q. I would like to know if granite is a delicate stone that can be chipped easily? A. Granite is not delicate. In fact it is one of the hardest minerals. However, it is hard and made up of several minerals that are by nature glued together.... Read More
I am building a new house and would like to use some type of stone for my kitchen countertops. Is marble or granite best?
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Both marble and granite can be used for a kitchen countertops but each has its advantages and disadvantages. On the plus side, marble is available in an unlimited number of colors. The down side is that it scratches very easily and is sensitive to... Read More
Where to locate Rainbow Sandstone
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Q. I am trying to learn more about Rainbow sandstone for a bathroom floor. We can get some tile that is 1" thick but I wonder if thinner sandstone is available, and is thinner okay to use? I only can find suppliers from India; very little on the... Read More