Formed deep within the earth's crust, granite is an exceptionally strong and durable natural stone. Granite tiles are an extremely popular choice for both residential and commercial renovation projects and are also utilised as a worktop application. These exquisite natural stone tiles are reputable for being of the very highest quality as well as having a majestic aesthetic. Granite tiles are available in a range of emphatic colours, including; The Galaxy Granite black, the absolute granite, the black pearl granite, imperial white granite, Kashmir white granite, Kashmir gold granite, light grey granite, steel grey granite, tan brown granite, Hassan green black and the red multi granite.
Granite tiles are also available in mosaic varieties, which include the galaxy mosaic and the absolute black mosaic. These durable and hard wearing tiles are ideal for high traffic areas. They are used on both walls and floors to stunning effect. We source our granite tiles from reputable quarries throughout the world. Galaxy granite tiles have a sparkly effect as a result of mesmerising copper flecks.
Homeowners and interior designers use granite tiles for the creation of spectacular kitchen designs, striking bathrooms and modern living rooms. These tiles will combine with a range of colours, styles and features for either a contemporary or traditional home decor. They are guaranteed to wow guests with their undeniable beauty. Architects use these tiles for a number of commercial renovation projects. Granite tiles look classy in hotel foyers, sophisticated in restaurant interiors and splendorous as shopping centre floors. Granite has a unique quality which makes it a popular choice for installation projects. Granite tiles are often combined with quartz tiles in design installations. For a contemporary look; quartz sapphire blue worktops can be used with absolute black granite tiles in bathrooms and kitchens. Granite tiles will last for a long time after installation.
The tough, hard wearing nature of natural stone tiles generally makes them suitable for both interior and exterior areas. Natural stone remains a popular material within the construction industry. Once extracted from quarries stone is not only used as a wall or floor tile but also as worktops and several other applications like skirting boards and outdoor paving.
The architecture of many cities is defined by the stone available in surrounding areas. Aberdeen in Scotland is named the Granite City as a result of the plentiful supply of this much sought after natural stone and its use in much of its construction. In exterior areas stone will change appearance with weathering etc and this is often said to add genuine character to buildings.
Quartz is a manufactured alternative to many stone tiles. These sparkly engineered tiles have similar hard wearing properties to that of stone as it is suitable for high traffic areas and resilient to stains and scratches. In addition, quartz tiles provide a low maintenance option for homeowners. Many stone tiles are porous whereas in contrast quartz has a very low moisture absorption rate. Crystalstone is highly polished and therefore also very easy to clean.