Natural Stone
Marble Floors
Granite Countertops

Granite is the hardest natural surface you can install for your kitchen countertops. Second only to diamonds in terms of hardness, granite is an increasingly popular natural surface for countertops because of its unbeatable toughness. Most granite is also impossible to scratch. Granite slabs used to be seen as more of a high-end product for wealthy people, but today more and more average people are installing it in their kitchens.
One of the main advantages of granite is its extreme heat resistance, meaning you can place hot frying pans and pots directly on the countertop, without fear of damaging it. One of the main disadvantages of granite as a countertop material,  is that it is naturally porous, so it can be permanently stained if certain acidic or oily substances are spilled on it.
Cleaning granite countertops is usually a simple matter of wiping the surface down with warm water and a soft cloth. But, if you choose to use a cleaning product on your granite countertop, make sure it is a neutral (pH balanced) solution, as acidic cleaning products can abrade the polish from the surface. Manufacturers also suggest a once yearly application of non-yellowing wax to ensure your granite retains its original luster and shine.

Natural stone is the perfect material for your kitchen or bathroom. There is no man made product that has the same colors, textures, or elegance than natural stone. Our tiles and slabs for countertops, add a new dimension to any room of your home.
Granite however, is an ideal choice for kitchen countertops of all sizes. It is a virtually scratch resistant material, cutting food with knives directly on the surface is not a problem. Granite is also heat resistant to the point where a hot coffee pot or skillet could be placed on the surface without causing damage. You won't find a better combination of durability and natural beauty than Tiger Kitchen and Bath Depot  granite.
Cleaning granite countertops is usually a simple matter of wiping the surface down with warm water and a soft cloth. But, if you choose to use a cleaning product on your granite countertop, make sure it is a neutral (pH balanced) solution, as acidic cleaning products can abrade the polish from the surface. Manufacturers also suggest a once yearly application of non-yellowing wax to ensure your granite retains its original luster and shine.

Cleaning granite countertops is usually a simple matter of wiping the surface down with warm water and a soft cloth. But, if you choose to use a cleaning product on your granite countertop, make sure it is a neutral (pH balanced) solution, as acidic cleaning products can abrade the polish from the surface. Manufacturers also suggest a once yearly application of non-yellowing wax to ensure your granite retains its original luster and shine.

Because it is very heavy and difficult to mine and cut, marble is one of the most expensive surfaces you can purchase. However, for some people, no expense is too great for the privilege of enjoying marble’s cultured, crystalline beauty of infinite variety in their home.
Like most other stone countertops, marble does tend to stain. However, if you take care to clean up any spills immediately, and take regular steps to maintain the surface, you should have little trouble. Use a damp rag to clean your marble countertop and buff it dry with a chamois about once a week to keep it looking its best. You can also purchase specially formulated marble surface polishing agents containing tin oxide, which will extend the life and enhance the beauty of your countertop. Any serious or deep scratches should be referred to a professional for repair and restoration.
Because of its susceptibility to stains, it is recommended that marble be used in bathrooms and foyers, as opposed to kitchens. A kitchen countertop made of marble, would require a great deal of maintenance on the part of the homeowner.

Marble can have a huge variety of textures, colors and depths, depending on the temperature and pressure at which it was formed, as well as the minerals and moisture present. For example, pure calcite marble is white, marble containing the impurity hematite is red, marble with the impurity limonite is yellow, and serpentine impurity is green. Quartz crystals are the result of low temperature marble formation.

Site Map | Home | About | Kitchen & Bath |Aluminum |Contact us
Web Design & Development by Gianfranco.us