Natural Granite Stone Pavers FAQ's



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT GRANITE PAVERS ...

Q. How is Granite Formed?

A. Granite can be said to be at the high price end of surface stones; however, it will last a lifetime, remain beautiful and retain its strength longer than other cheaper materials. So in the long run it will cost you less!

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Q. What is the Difference between Granite and Marble?

A. The main difference between them is that Marble is slightly softer than Granite, for it is formed from oceanic deposits and is then compressed when pressured.

Q. Is Granite Expensive?

Granite Paver A. Granite can be said to be at the high price end of surface stones; however, it will last a lifetime, remain beautiful and retain its strength longer than other cheaper materials. So in the long run it will cost you less!

Q. Will Granite Pavers Chip or Crack?

A. Granite may chip or crack if it suffers a very heavy blow, but because it is so hard this will be quite hard to do. If you install your Granite pavers without mortar, then it will be so easy to replace any chipped or cracked pavers with a new one.

Q. Will Granite Stain Easy?

A. Granite will not stain if the liquid is removed quickly, to avoid any types of stains, permanent or temporary; it is recommended that you seal your Granite Pavers. Sealant protects your granite pavers from stubborn stains while maintaining the natural colors and tones of the pavers so that you will enjoy that “new look” for much longer.

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Q. Are Stains Permanent on Granite Pavers?

A. Generally they are not, and you can usually remove them with a poultice or a paste to draw in the stain. Even if you spill oil onto your Granite Pavers, there is a way of removing the stain, before it becomes imbedded. If they are sealed them you will not need to worry about permanent stains at all.

Q. How Much Maintenance is involved With Granite Pavers?

Granite Pathway A. To maintain a stain free surface it is recommended that you apply a penetrating sealer once a year. You should also regularly sweep and hose down your granite pavers if outdoors. If you have installed granite inside the home, then you should use warm soapy water to mop the surface, if they are sealed.

Q. Will Granite Become Dull After Some Time?

A. No. Granite is a very hard wearing stone, which means that it will not show any wear, for it is also highly scratch resistant. Also if you seal your granite pavers you will also protect their texture and vibrant colors.

Q, If I Install Granite Pavers Outdoors, will they be Slippery when Wet?

A. Granite Pavers are completely slip-resistant and ideal for outdoor applications; the reason is that they have a rough and rigid type of surface, making them safe to walk on in wet weather.