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How to Clean Your Granite

Why Does Granite Require Special Cleaning? Although granite is a very hard, durable natural stone and is less porous than other natural stones, such as marble, it still needs a little special attention when...

Burgeoning U.S. Natural Stone Imports

The first few months in 2014 have marked a big boom in U.S. granite and marble imports. According to the U.S. International Trade Commission, over 72,000 metric tons of worked granite were imported from...

Myth or Fact: Are your granite counters radioactive?

Any type of natural stone may contain trace amounts of naturally occurring radioactive minerals (NORMS). Some pieces of stone may contain more of these NORMS than others depending on the composition of the molten...