Stokes Granite and Stone
6326 Main Ave. #1 Orangevale CA, 95662
Phone: 916-988-5298 | Fax: 916-988-1078
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There are many factors that make granite a popular choice for use as countertop and surfaces in kitchens, bathrooms, and outdoor living environments including low maintenance, versatility of use, and it’s natural variations in color and patterns.

Granite is extremely durable, heat and scratch resistant, and requires very minimal maintenance — making it very appealing for highly utilized surfaces.  Also, because it is formed from the crystallization of a variety of minerals, there is a vast selection of colors and grain variations to choose from.

Safari Green Granite & Fairbourne Cambria Quartz Kitchen

Features Include:

  • Aesthetics: Granite offers a unique and natural beauty. It comes in a wide variety of colors, patterns, and finishes, allowing for customization to match any style or design preference.
  • Longevity: Granite countertops can last for decades if properly maintained. It is a long-term investment that adds value to a property.
  • Low maintenance: Granite is relatively low maintenance. It only requires regular sealing to keep it protected against stains, and simple cleaning with mild soap and water is sufficient for regular upkeep.
  • Resistance to bacteria and dirt: The low-porosity of granite makes it highly resistant to bacteria and other microorganisms when properly sealed, making it a hygienic choice for kitchen countertops and bathrooms.
  • Versatility: Granite can be used not only for countertops but also for various surfaces such as vanities, tabletops, and fireplace surrounds, offering versatility in design options.
  • Durability: Granite is known for its toughness and durability. It is highly resistant to scratches, stains, and heat, making it suitable for high-traffic areas like kitchen countertops.
  • Increased property value: Installing granite countertops can significantly increase the value of a property. Potential buyers often consider granite surfaces as a desirable feature.
  • Heat resistance: Granite can withstand high temperatures, which means it is safe to place hot pots, pans, and appliances on its surface without worries of damage.
  • Eco-friendly choice: Granite is a natural stone that is sourced from the earth. It does not emit harmful chemicals, making it an environmentally friendly option.
  • Unique characteristics: Each slab of granite is unique, with its own natural variations in color and pattern. This means that when using granite for countertops or surfaces, you are guaranteed a one-of-a-kind piece.

We work with a wide variety of materials including: Granite, Marble, Travertine, Quartzite, Limestone, Onyx, Soapstone, and Slate, as well manufactured Quartz products by CaesarstoneCambriaSilestoneHanstone, and Corian.  Please contact us by phone or email to schedule an appointment for your free estimate or to learn more about our products and services.