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The Growing Popularity Of Black Granite

Jan 16, 2008
In today's new homes and in home remodeling, there is hardly a product out there that is more popular at the moment than natural stone. People are using it all throughout the house to add touches of elegance everywhere.

Sometimes they will use the same kind and same color of stone and others might choose to use different kinds in different rooms. The variety of choices available is almost over whelming and it can be difficult to decide which one is liked the best.

There does seem to be one choice that is well liked and that is black granite. It can be found in homes that are displayed in magazines, television commercials, and on internet adds.

It has a unique beauty that can not be replicated by any other stone. Marble can be bought in black as well as granite, but marble has an altogether different look. It is just as beautiful as granite, but is a little more expensive.

A good grade of black granite will not be an inexpensive product either, few natural stone products are, especially in slabs of great size, but there is hardly anything that is more gorgeous to look at when it has been installed.

The sleek black shine of a granite countertop in a kitchen or bathroom is so spellbinding to see. It is immediately a focal point that cannot be denied.

Some of the most common uses for black granite on the inside of a home are for sinks and countertops, but it is also for surrounds for bathtubs, showers, hot tubs, or fireplaces. It can also be used in thin panels for flooring and walls.

Some may choose to use solid micro thin panels for these projects and some might rather use tiles. Adding any of these features to a home using black granite or any other natural stone will add value to a house.

Granite stone can is a common choice of for other types of buildings too. It is very popular for inside or outside of office buildings. Thin panels of black granite can often be seen in professional buildings as walls.

You can purchase columns of granite that can be solid or hollow. These types of columns can be for in office buildings or individual homes for decorative purposes alone or actual structural use.

Granite, black and many of the colors available as well has long been used for monuments, statues, and indoor or outdoor fountains. The fact that it does come in so many colors and patterns is one of the reasons it is one of the most used of natural stones.
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