Make your dream kitchen, bedroom, living room, & office last a lifetime with Verde Lara. It is a natural product that will protect the integrity of your space. Read More
Make your dream kitchen, bedroom, living room, & office last a lifetime with Verde Lara. It is a natural product that will protect the integrity of your space.
Its endures time including most of scratches, hot and cold temperatures. It helps harbouring bacteria which makes it ideal for wet areas, such as washbasins, shower trays, bathroom worktops, floorings and others.
Granite is a magmatic rock which is made from quartz and feldspar amongst other minerals. In the first place, it occurs naturally below the earth’s surface. Secondly, the process takes place over hundreds of thousands of years, resulting in an extremely strong stone.
It is also important to note Granite has been used over many civilizations in construction of buildings, monuments and paving. Most recently, it has become a material of choice for decoration. If a long history of it use over time was not enough, granite can be seen almost everywhere. In the same way, residential homes, commercial properties and restaurants use it too.
Natural Granite offers unique and exotic looks, durability and strength. Not only that, but it also brings investment value to any property in which it is applied. Moreover, and when it comes to performance, the stone is great. The lack of calcium in granite ensures the stone does not etch like marble when exposed to acid present in lemons, oranges, etc
Besides this, granite varies in shape, patterns and colours. As an example, slab sizes will usually cover areas of between 5.5 metre square and 6.5 metre square. In other words, is ideal for large areas such as kitchen islands as it can be installed seamlessly.
When it comes to thicknesses, 20mm and 30mm are the most popular. It comes in standard finishes in polished, honed, satin and leather. This significantly allows for many options in terms of both design and style.
|Suitable for||Exterior, Interior|
|Average block dimensions||Medium/Large|
|Slab variation rate||Limited|
|Compression tensile strength||2607 kg/cm2|
|Tensile strength after freeze-thaw cycles||1973 kg/cm2|
|Unitary modulus of bending tensile strength||134 kg/cm2|
|Heat expansion rate||n/a|
|Water absorption coefficient||0,002300|
|Mass by unit of volume||2751 kg/m3|