Granite is one of the hardest natural stones on earth. It is heat-resistant, stain-resistant, durable, long lasting and protects against mold and mildew. It is available in an almost endless variety of color and patterns, with swirls and specks and veins. Because of its elegant look and exceptional strength, it is used in both exterior and interior applications.Granite dimension stone is used in monuments, bridges, paving, curbing, buildings and many other exterior projects. Indoors, it is used in polished tile and slab form as countertops, tile floors, stair treads etc. It remains the most popular choice for kitchen countertops. Increased demand for granite countertops in homes have brought the installed price of this material within reach of the average homeowner. Its physical characteristics have earned it the distinction of being a prestige material. It outperforms other materials in longevity, and maintenance.