Granite is one of the most popular types of stone used in architecture, construction and decoration. Its dense grain makes it highly resistant to scratching and staining. Here you have 10 interesting facts to know about granite that will surely surprise you!
Countertops are not the only place to use granite in your home. There are many other applications for this natural stone: walls, floors, facades and, of course, kitchen worktops. The beauty, resistance, durability and versatility make it an ideal product for construction and decoration. Here you have some great projects using granite:
Are you thinking about replacing the flooring in your home? Then, you would like to know more about paving products such as granite tiles. In fact, this is one of the most commonly used natural stones for indoor and outdoor floors. We can help you decide whether granite is appropriate for your floors. Keep reading!
Granite is a great choice for any contemporary construction. Nowadays, architects and designers have discovered multiple applications for this natural stone, a hard and compact igneous rock formed by quartz, feldspar and mica. Here you have 5 reasons why granite is your best home investment:
Contemporary architects have in common the use of advanced technology and modern building materials. They create facades to astonish. For their façade designs, they are renovating the use of natural materials such as granite. Here you have 5 beautiful examples of contemporary granite facades:
Mapfre Tower is a new contemporary icon of sustainable architecture in Mexico City’s financial district. Clad in AMARILLO ALPES Granite from CUPA STONE, this 124-metre smart construction incorporates a LEED Certification, awarded to sustainable and high-performance buildings.
If you are planning on kitchen remodeling, it is important to select a countertop material that is both beautiful and functional. Granite is now the leading kitchen countertop material due to its natural properties such as durability, versatility and resistance.