As one the oldest stones of the world, Granite has been used by Romans and Egyptians to make structures that still exist. It was historically used by the royals as courtyard coverings in forts and castles. Granite is undeniably still the most preferred material for landscaping and construction purposes. It is used in multiple applications like stairways, pool copings, driveways and patios. What makes this stone a favourite? Here are the properties of the Granite and five ultimate reasons to consider paving with this stone.
What counts for Granite’s durability are its resistance to chipping, scratching, staining and moisture. The tough pavers stay intact in the harshest of seasons. These characteristics therefore also make Granite quite low maintenance. Whether you are dragging your furniture from one end to the other or the area is exposed to heavy traffic, Granite just keeps your worries bay.
Granite pavers have lightly textured surface which is an additional property of this natural stone. This lends an anti-slipping nature to Granite pavers. The stone prevents you from slipping even when it is wet. Hence Granite pavers are ideal choice for pool areas or spaces that receive high rainfall or water splashes. When using outdoors, it is considered the safest stone for pavers.
Granite is so popular because of its rugged appeal. The innate beauty of granite pavers feels ethereal. They effortlessly enhance your patios, walkway, driveway, or any space they are installed in as they have the ability of blend in with all surroundings. For the neatness and elegance they exude, Granite pavers make an excellent choice for formal outdoor space. Samson Grey Granite in brighter hues and Sesame Grey Granite in darker hues would be your best picks for clean, sophisticated alfresco or driveway.
Longing for a barbeque with friends and family in your alfresco? Granite pavers allow that with their heat resistance property. They are non-combustible and completely fireproof, which literally translates into no cracking ever! Even on hot summer days, granite remains cool and is not too hot to walk on. They are conveniently used around fireplaces as well. Go on, plan that gathering and enjoy the barbeque party and leave the rest to Granite pavers.
Granite pavers are much in demand due to their versatility. While they can be used in any space due to their solidity, they also come in various shades with or without blemishes. The colour range varies from grey and black to red and beige in a variety of tones, making it perfect for variety of applications.
The above properties make Granite a perfect choice for pavers and outdoor flooring, besides kitchen tops and vanity slabs. The stone remains undamaged even in the face of high temperature, moisture or physical wear and tear. If you were still thinking whether or not to install Granite pavers, you have enough reasons to do that now.
*Disclaimer: All information and advice given above in the blog are to the best of our knowledge. Please reconfirm at your end before execution.