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What is Granite?

Granite Countertops in Ottawa

As far as igneous rocks are concerned, granite is the most famous rock in the world. There are many people who recognize granite because it is the most common igneous rock found on the surface of the Earth and because it is used in many everyday items that we encounter. These are countertops, floor tiles, paving stones, curbing, stair treads, building veneers, and cemetery monuments, to give a few examples. The use of granite is used all around us in Ottawa - especially if you live in Ottawa. From Parliament Hill to high rise exterior buildings along O'Connor street, Metcalfe, and many more in the downtown core area.

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What is Granite?

Ottawa Granite Countertops

Granite is a common, coarse-grained, hard igneous rock consisting chiefly of quartz, orthoclase or microcline, and mica. Granite has been used as a building material since ancient times. It is one of the oldest and most durable building products available and will far outlast the home in which it is installed. It has become the material of choice for today’s luxury homes granite countertops and offices in Ottawa because of its enduring beauty, and because no synthetic material can yet compare to its elegance and performance but is mostly used for kitchen countertops and bathrooms.


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