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Full Slab Granite Selection

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June 18, 2013

East Coast Granite has full slabs of granite on consignment at a giant stone yard. It has taken time to establish a trusted relationship with our provider as well as negotiate the best pricing that we carry over to the customer. Any customer or contractor is invited to visit the yard in order to personally pick out their own slab and mark it. During the selection process for your unique countertop, the workers at the yard will be happy to […]

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Seamless Granite

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June 12, 2013

Seams in granite are a natural part of the process. It would be impossible to carry or fit some sizes into a room. In other words the house or apartment would have to be built around the granite countertop. Instead granite can be customized, for example an L shape cabinet design can be seamless. Seams however should be tight and straight. When the granite is cut on a bridge saw the blade is guided by a laser. When the granite […]

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Natural Countertops Versus Solid Surface Countertops

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June 11, 2013

Solid surface countertops are man-made composites of different material that are mixed then compressed down to make a surface. These products are made to appear similar to what a natural countertop product is however because of their manufactured make up they often have a generic look. Corian is a popular solid surface brand. Granite on the other hand is natural and composes many patterns, designs and veins that make each stone unique. Typical of granite it is durable, stain resistant, […]

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Durability Characteristics Of Granite Countertops

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June 10, 2013

Many customers gravitate towards granite countertops because they are beautiful and every slab is unique. But there are other characteristics that make granite stand out. Granite is very durable and can withstand wear and tear. Hot pots and pans can be placed directly on the surface. In fact it is highly scratch resistant. Try scratching it with a razor blade or knife. It is widely believed that it can dull kitchen knives if a cutting board is not used. As […]

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Prefabricate Granite Versus Full Slab Granite

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June 7, 2013

Two common types of granite countertops are prefabricated granite countertops and full slab granite countertops. Both are one hundred percent granite. The process of polishing and making a nice edge on granite is called fabricating. Therefore when describing the two types one is a pre-polished or prefabricated product. Prefabricated granite has some limitations. One most common limitation is that it can’t be too big otherwise it poses problems while handling it. For example it would be too heavy or it […]

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Applying Granite Sealer

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June 6, 2013

Applying granite sealer is very simple. All that is necessary is to wipe off you granite countertops thoroughly. Next douse the sealant on a clean rag. Spread it out evenly, then wipe up any remaining residue. Let the surface dry for 24 hour. If one want to be extra cautious, the process can be repeated again. The industry recommends sealing your granite countertops every six months, however I have known customers that never sealed or sealed their granite once and […]

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Difference Between Granite Countertops and Marble Countertops

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June 4, 2013

The main differences between marble countertops and granite countertops are durability. Marble is more porous, meaning softer on a pounds per square inch (psi) level . It is vulnerable to scratching as well allowing liquids to possibly absorb in. In my experience this does not happen often but it can occur, one just has to be careful. Granite is more durable, it does not scratch due to its density. However it too is not indestructible. The darker granite colors coincidently […]

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Uba Tuba Granite Countertop Installation Levittown, Pennsylvania

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June 4, 2013

East Coast Granite installed granite countertops in two kitchens last week in Levittown, New Jersey. Both were Uba Tuba Granite. One house was preparing to go back on the market and the other is going to be a rental. The granite colors selected by the project manager are a good fit, the price is right for the job. Marble countertops, Quartz countertops or even Corian countertops would most likely been over the budget for a house that is being flipped. […]

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