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December 8, 2017
Granite Education Week: Group 1… What is the difference in a Group 1 and why? The grade or tier that a granite slab is given is determined by its thickness, colors, veins, marking and pitting, the country where it was quarried, and the amount of soft minerals it contains. Homeowners buying a granite slab for a countertop pay one price that includes the cost of the raw slab, measurement, pre-cutting and another that includes installation and fabrication. Group 1 colors are not unusual.

 

January 03, 2018

Granite Education Group 2:The grade or tier that a granite slab is given is determined by its thickness, colors, veins, marking and pitting, the country where it was quarried, and the amount of soft minerals it contains. Homeowners buying a granite slab for a countertop pay one price that includes the cost of the raw slab, measurement, pre-cutting and another that includes installation and fabrication It is graded as middle tier due to having average — not scarce or unusual — colors and patterns.

January 12, 2018

Granite Education!! Group 3…The grade or tier that a granite slab is given is determined by its thickness, colors, veins, marking and pitting, the country where it was quarried, and the amount of soft minerals it contains. Homeowners buying a granite slab for a countertop pay one price that includes the cost of the raw slab, measurement, pre-cutting and another that includes installation and fabrication. High-grade or top-tier granite is considered to be of the finest quality, due to the rarity of its appearance and its source. Top-tier graded granite has uncommon or colors, veins and patterns and/or noticeable amounts of hard or soft minerals.