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Granite Countertop Installation and Repair in Stony Creek

So you just purchased a home and are ready to start upgrading it to your own taste and standards, but where do you start? A quality granite countertop will dramatically increase a rooms appeal and increase your homes value. We can offer you a complete installation package or a do-it-yourself kit to install the granite countertop. To learn more and speak with one of our staff about your project Stony Creek, MI call or email us anytime.

Michigan Granite & Natural Stone Contractor in Stony Creek

So you have already owned granite and love the look but are wondering what else can be done to the countertop to add a new dramatic look? Abella says, backlight it! Other customers in Stony Creek, MI have installed lights underneath special colors of stone that are translucent so the stone will "glow" when the lights are turned on. No matter which color of stone used, the finished result is sure to be a great new look.

Company News from Abella Stone

Granites are like ice cream (Shelby Township, MI)

Both ice cream and granite start out as liquids which when cooled became solid, and both will melt again if the temperature gets hot enough.
However, ice cream freezes at temperatures below 0°C, while granite freezes at temperatures below ~650°C.
It is also true that as both granite and ice cream increase in temperature to near their respective melting points, they get softer, as those of you who like to microwave your ice cream can tell.

Both ice cream and granite become crystalline when they become solid.
Different kinds of crystals in each, but crystals nonetheless. The crystals in ice cream are typically too small to see, but they are there.

Both granites and ice cream come in lots of “flavors” and colors, but they both have a few basic ingredients.
For ice cream the basic ingredients are milk, cream, and sugar.
For granite the basic ingredients are plagioclase feldspar, potassium feldspar, and quartz.

In both ice cream and granite, if you don’t have some of the basic ingredients, it’s not the real thing. According to utexas.edu

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