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Are Granite Floors Easy To Live With?

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One of the most common stones around is granite. This multicolored igneous rock is a dense mass of different minerals flecked with feldspar and quartz to create a strong, enduring natural stone that has been prized as a building material for centuries. But is it easy to live with on a floor? (more…)

Common Questions About Granite Floor Tiles

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Granite is an igneous rock with a uniquely varied surface full of crystalline flecks and colors. It has a glossy depth when polished, but it can also be finished with the velvety matte that honing the stone produces. Other finishes are midway between the two. Flaming, brushed, leather, or satin might be perfect for your...

Granite Tile Countertops? Sure!

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Granite tile works great in kitchens, as flooring, backsplash, and even on the countertops. There are a few considerations when using a granite tile on the counter, but the benefits are tremendous because you get the look and function of granite for the cost of tiles instead of slabs -- that's pretty substantial. (more…)

FAQs About Sealing Granite

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Granite tile is a popular product at Éco Dépôt, and for good reason. It is a very beautiful, dense, and strong surface, but it generally will be sealed to keep it at its best. These are a few of the questions that often are asked about sealing granite: (more…)

Get To Know Natural Stone Tiles

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Natural stone is a great choice for tile flooring. It also can be perfect for certain walls, fireplace surrounds, and countertops. There is a difference in how each type of stone will perform, so it's a good idea to become familiar with the common stones used in tile form. Slate is made of micas, chlorite,...

Give Granite Tile A New Look Without Changing It

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Granite tile is a wonderful product. It lasts forever (look how long the stone has been around already!), and it has such enduring qualities that sometimes you get tired of the look while the surface still looks great. There's an answer to this problem, and it is possible because of the nature of granite. If...