How Do I Know Which Stone to Use? - Superior Granite
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At Superior Granite, we’ll help you every step of the way, from conception to installation. We have an extensive line of superior products and selections – from granite to soap stone, we know what type of stone should be used to best complement a variety of architectural styles and designs. By working closely with world-class miners, architects and designers, we’ve developed innovative stone styles that range from old-world to contemporary – whether you’re creating a traditional marble fireplace or a modern, sleek granite stone island in your kitchen. We encourage you to visit us and talk with our team, one of our team members will help you quickly narrow your search to the perfect stone, color and style to fit your project.

GRANITE – THE EARTH’S OLDEST BUILDING MATERIAL

Granite is formed from liquid magma, molten rock which originates from the core of our planet. It is molten rock which has cooled down slowly to form a substance approaching the hardness and durability of a diamond. Read More

MARBLE – THE CLASSIC AND ELEGANT NATURAL STONE

Marble originates as limestone, but after intense heat and pressure have been applied to it deep within the earth, its composition and texture change. The marble is formed through a process called recrystallization. Marble’s unique look is largely due to the veining patterns inherent in its composition. Read More

TRAVERTINE IS AN ALTERNATIVE TO GRANITE AND MARBLE

Travertine is a form of limestone which often forms near hot springs. Minerals from the springs are deposited and harden over time, form unique patterns and colors. It varies in hardness and density, but it will scratch much more easily than granite and is more porous. Read More

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