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Granite Countertop Installation and Repair in Whiteford Center

Do you live in Whiteford Center, MI and want a new granite countertop? Abella Stone can upgrade your existing counters with a variety of natural stones including granite, marble, limestone, onyx, travertine, quartz, semi-precious, precious, shell stone and coral stone. With such a selection, we can offer you a multitude of colors, patterns, and textures. Call us today or come visit our full size slab showroom.

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Should you install dark or light countertops? Dark colors are quick show dust but look very elegant. Light colors are more likely to stain but brighten the area and make the room look bigger. Consider that Abella’s other customers in Whiteford Center, MI have almost split this answer in the middle with about 50% choosing light tops and 50% choosing dark, so whatever you choose there is no right or wrong answer.

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How To Cut and Polish Granite (Shelby Township, MI)

The Greeks were the first to use stones to make homes. The procedure of acquiring natural stone has not changed much since then. In modern days too big blocks of stone are cut from the mines and then sold in thin pieces or slabs. After buying these slabs, they are polished and shaped according to usage. For the granite stone too this process is followed.

Over the years the main method has remained the same but to perform the steps the type of machineries used has changed drastically. Science has transformed the old machines into much more effective and time saving types. Three basic machines are used in granite fabrication. These are saws, polishers and routers.

Saws

Block saw or gang saw cuts the stone blocks into slabs. Nowadays diamond wire saw is used for cutting. The machine has a wire and on the wire a commercial diamond is fixed. Diamond itself is the hardest stone. So it makes the job much quicker. Then a bridge saw is used to give the slabs proper size.

Polishers

Polishers are used to make the surface of the granite smooth. Polishers make the surface of the granite mirror like. An abrasive material is attached with the rotating pads of the polisher. The surface of the material varies according to purpose. The smoothness of the polishing increases with the fineness of the abrasive material.

Routers

Routers are used to create designs on the slab surface. There are various edges that are used in the router to create different designs. Router has a spinning blade fixed with diamonds to cut and create the required designs.
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