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Granite is a natural stone, formed from crystallized molten rock. Granite consists mainly of quartz, feldspar, and mica making it an incredibly durable natural material.

Yes, granite makes an excellent material for tile due to its durable composition. The tile made of granite is resilient and aesthetic. Overall granite tiles are some of the most sought-after stones for flooring.

Yes, granite tiles are in high demand in terms of flooring. Granite flooring comes in a wide array of unique colors making it a go-to option for interior flooring for homes and businesses. These beautiful and durable materials are some of the toughest and most durable flooring options. A granite floor will last a lifetime with basic cleaning and maintenance.

The standard thicknesses for granite material floor tiling are 3/8, ½, and ¾ inches. Thicker granite tiles are heavier and stronger than thinner tiles, but they are also more expensive. In Stone Tile Depot, we offer the best prices for granite tiles.

Yes, polished granite is slippery when wet. Granite is an extremely heavy stone which makes it popular for flooring, but over time granite flooring needs to be polished to revive its natural luster. When granite floors are wet it's best to avoid walking on them, especially for young children, and older adults.

 Yes, granite tiles are waterproof – meaning they are nearly impenetrable to liquids. Granite tiles are excellent options if you want to preserve subflooring from damage.

Yes, granite tiles are good for use in bathrooms. The tiles are virtually scratch-proof and heat-resistant meaning they can stand up to the wear and tear that bathrooms naturally incur. Granite is a natural stone which makes it good for retaining heat if bathrooms are equipped with underfloor heating.

Of the two materials, granite is stronger. Over time granite is better at withstanding chips, scrapes, and scratches. 

There really is no best color of granite for homes. The color of granite that’s best for a home is the color that creates the desired aesthetic in the designated space. For example, white or neutral color granite is best for smaller spaces or spaces in need of brightening. Darker granite colors are great for creating contrast and adding a pop of color to rooms.

The most popular color options for kitchen flooring are white, neutral, and black granite compositions. The best granite for kitchen floors will depend on the project budget and the desired result.

Yes. It is very important to seal granite tiles regularly to maintain the finish and protect the tiles from staining and damage. Failure to seal granite tile increases the chances of damage and stone breakdown.

Many home and business owners opt to seal their granite flooring 1-2x a year, but more frequent sealing will help granite flooring maintain its quality. The time invested in maintaining your granite floors will result in years of solid performance and beauty. 

Aside from regular sealing, granite flooring needs to be maintained by regular cleaning. All that’s needed for granite floors is a soft cloth or mop, a gentle liquid soap, or a natural stone cleaning solution. Never use acid-based cleaners, steel wool pads, powdered cleansers, scrub pads, or metal scraping tools on granite flooring.

Scratches to granite floors can be upsetting, but most of the time they can be removed using granite-safe cleaning products and circular motions with slight pressure from a cloth. Deeper scratches can usually be removed by professionals.

The most notable difference between marble and granite is their porosity levels. Marble is a softer, more porous material than granite. Granite has a crystalline composition making it more resistant to stains, scratches, and discoloration.

Due to its composition, granite tends to last longer than marble. In indoor and outdoor settings granite holds up better than marble, which is higher in porosity.

Size is a major factor that influences the price of granite. Larger pieces of granite cost more because they are cut from larger slabs. Larger pieces of granite also require more skill and labor to install, making the process more expensive.

Granite tiles are some of the most expensive stones to install for flooring. While home improvement stores offer lower quality tiles that are cheaper, high-quality granite tiles can cost anywhere from $300-$5,000+ depending on the size of the project.

Granite is excellent for outdoor use. It is non-porous and able to withstand natural elements far better than many other stone materials. 

Granite tiles are an investment. They are ultra-durable and heavy tiles that require expertise for selection and installation. These factors make granite tiles among the most expensive options for flooring currently on the market.  But in Stone Tile Depot, we offer the low-price guarantee products. 

Granite tiles are an excellent complement to granite slabs and granite countertops, and one of the best natural stone choices. Granite is one of the hardest natural materials that was only produced in slabs until recently. Recent technological advancements enabled factories to produce thin tiles.

These tiles are usually 3/8" thick and come with a beveled edge. These tiles can be used in flooring and wall tile applications. Especially, floor tile applications in high-traffic areas like office lobbies and hotel entryways.

Kitchens and bathrooms in commercial spaces like office floors and office bathroom tiles love granite tiles. They are easy to maintain and keep clean. All of these reasons make granite tiles a popular flooring choice.

What is the best finish on granite tiles?

Polished granite tiles are the oldest surface available in this category. Recently, honed finish like all other natural stones became very popular. In addition, new textured finishes like flamed granites are very functional. A flamed finish is also popular to use on all exterior surfaces like fountains, and exterior walkways.

What are the best sellers?

Darker color granites like absolute black, black galaxy, blue pearl, and baltic brown are some of the most popular ones in the market. These colors do not show any wear and tear, nor any dust and dirt. American granites like Dakota Mahogany and Cold Spring Black are timeless.

They all have very unique characteristics. Little golden flecks in Black Galaxy or large pearls in Blue Pearl make each stone very unique and timeless.

The recent popularity of top sellers from Brazil and India in some exotic granites increased the demand for these tiles. Although they are not very common and easy to find, they are available. Let's not forget SHivakashi granite, Azul Bahia, and Luna Pearl.

Some common applications:

Residential homes don't use granite tiles as much as commercial tile applications. Granite is the popular choice in Commercial floors which prefer natural stone. It is extremely durable and affordable.

Granite tile designs can be accomplished with lighter and darker color combinations. Natural stone medallions for commercial spaces use granite tile designs in waterjet mosaics.

For kitchen countertops, the most common material is granite slabs. Granite slabs replaced most composite floors and Corian and it became the most popular countertop material. Prior to tile production and mosaic tiles, a strip of granite slab was cut into 4" height for backsplash pieces. However, recent technology made matching tiles a real possibility.

How to Install Granite Tiles?

Due to its hardness, these tiles have overall resiliency strength and it is very easy to install these tiles. Usually, you can use gray thin-set and there is very little chance of subfloor bleeding to the surface. Most natural stones are absorbent and your installer has to use premium thin-set like Ardex and be careful with waterproofing the floor. For these tiles, most of these are not necessary. A regular unsanded grout can be used on these tiles.