Monthly Archives: June 2014

Granite Imports Sees a New Summertime Trend – Outdoor Kitchens with Granite Countertops

Summers are always filled with people spending more cocktail and dining outdoors. A growing trend, however, are more and more homeowners want an outdoor retreat that features upscale comforts of their indoor kitchens. Weber grills and plastic lawn chairs just aren’t cutting it any longer, which is why it is not surprising that Granite Imports has noticed a growing trend: outdoor granite kitchen countertops. Continue reading

Granite Imports Affirms that now is the Perfect Time to Invest in Kitchen Countertops

Denver, CO – Less than 10 years ago, there were only 50 different types of granite slabs from a few select quarries in very limited regions of the world. In particular, Italy dominated the polishing industry – it was a supplier’s market and the consumer had to buy based on what they could afford and the limited amount of products that were available to them. Today, modern shipping, manufacturing, sourcing, and extraction advancements have transformed the industry to favor the consumer. For this reason, Granite Imports (http://graniteimports.net/), an established granite slab and stone importer and distributor for the neighbouring areas of Denver, Ft. Collins, and Grand Junction, believes that now is the perfect time for consumers to invest in kitchen countertops. Continue reading

Where Granite for Countertops Fall on the Mohs scale of Mineral Hardness

Granite Imports, a wholesale distributer of granite slabs and other stone materials, understands that the appeal of granite is not only its beauty but also its ability to resist scratches, stains, and heat because of its density and hardness. However, because granite is composed of various minerals, some granite can be harder than others. This is why, before purchasing a granite countertop, it is a good idea to make an informed decision as to just how hard the granite you are drawn to is. Continue reading