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Granite Countertop Installation and Repair in Whittaker

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 Whittaker, MI call or email us anytime.

Michigan Granite & Natural Stone Contractor in Whittaker

An outdoor kitchen and bbq can utilize natural granite for its countertops. Although you may have a color palette in mind, know that on bright sunny days, dark colors will be drastically hotter than light colors – sometimes even too hot to touch! Also know that in Whittaker, MI you should only install a SWR, severe weather rated, granite that can withstand the seasonal changes of our northern climate. Abella Stone can show you SWR granites from current our inventory at our full slab showroom.

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Facts About Georgia Granite Mines (Shelby Township, MI)

Granite mining has been a very important part of Georgia’s history. Granite, a hard natural igneous rock, has been mined in the Georgia Piedmont area for many years, adding to the area’s appeal as a manufacturing location.

Granite Manufacturing Plants
As of 2009, there are more than 150 manufacturing plants in Georgia that create memorials, grave markers and countertops produced to be shipped all over the world.

Quarries
There are 45 operating granite quarries in Georgia, most of them located in or near Elberton.

Area
The Piedmont area, where granite is most plentiful in Georgia, stretches from Savannah to the Broad River.

Agriculture
The large amount of granite in the land surrounding Elberton prevents the residents from being able to grow agricultural products in the area.

Beginnings
The first quarry was opened in Elberton shortly after the end of the Civil War in 1882, when local residents first began to use granite, primarily to build local railroads.
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