Are granite countertops hazardous?

Answer On One Hand: Granite Emits Hazardous RadiationGranite countertops have been found to contain varying degrees of hazardous radioactive materials and radon that can be emitted over time as the stone ... Read More »

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Is formica granite less expensive than granite countertops?

Formica is less expensive than other countertop materials, including granite and marble. Formica is made of plastic and is regarded as a laminate while granite countertops come in the form of a sto... Read More »

Are granite countertops safe?

On One Hand: Some Granite Used for Countertops May Emit RadonThe potentially harmful effects of granite have long been disputed in the scientific community, however with the advent of a granite stu... Read More »

The Disadvantages of Granite Countertops?

Granite is often used as material for countertops in kitchens and bathrooms. The natural stone is attractive, and makes a durable work surface that will last a lifetime if cared for. With all of th... Read More »

How do I measure for granite countertops?

Determine Square FootageMeasure the length of the back splash and end splash to determine the total splash length. Multiply the splash length in inches by 4 inches to calculate the square inches of... Read More »