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If you have even a passing interest in the topic of granite products, then you should take a look at the following article, particularly it tells you about what you have to consider before having granite product in your house.

Many people, especially home owners who love decorating and maintenance their own house or even some stone tiles expert are aware that granite stone is the material that durable, long lasting and well-resistant from scratch, heat, and any kind of chemicals. So any of furniture or home appliance that made from granite stone e.g. kitchen countertop, bathroom countertop or even granite tiles as flooring material. You can be sure that you will get the most satisfaction with its unique characteristics as described above, and these advantages have drive granite stone material become popular among home owners. Not only the distinct characteristics of hardness, durable mentioned earlier that buyer will get benefit from it, from using granite tiles they will receive value added of luxury and style that we could not find in any other material.

Granite tiles that available in the market are varying in terms of type of stone itself, color, thickness and texture etc. Even though some type of granite tiles are affordable but you may have to consider the type of granite tiles that suitable for the usage rather than use only its price as key indicator to choose granite tiles. And because of this reason, this article will give some useful guideline about what to consider when you have to choose granite product, especially granite tile floor, as flooring materials are sensitive and we need to think carefully when choosing material.

1. Consider the area that you want to install granite tile floor, although granite stone need less care and maintenance but it is still good if you consider about the environment where you want to install it. You may think about the level of humidity, foot traffic during the day and if you have children, you may have to consider which kind of granite tile floor that has maximum slip resistance.

2. Most of good-quality granite tiles always come with the warranty from the company. You can not be sure that you the granite you have bought are free from defects such as cracks. So make sure you have read all detail of the warranty and they will responsible for any of unexpected damage of the granite.

3. Of course you need someone to do installation for you. Make sure that you get a person who has intensive experience on granite floor installation. There is a big different between granite installation for countertop and granite floor. Granite flooring need more skills to install and area calculation in terms of the number of tile that will be used, so make sure that they are expert in granite floor rather than countertop.

4. Make decision about color of the granite tile floor that you will use. In case if you already have another area in the house already installed by granite products, make sure you choose the color that match to other area of the house. Just because sometimes we can not change the color of granite stone as they are natural material. That would be disaster if you bought a large set of granite tiles that does not match the color of other granite products in the house.
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