Granite is a light-colored igneous rock with grains that are large enough to be visible
with the naked eye. Popular for it’s natural exposures, granite is formed from the slow
crystallization of magma below Earth’s surfaces. Granite is sturdy and hard enough to
resist most abrasions, making the stone incredibly desirable. Most of the granite dimension
stone produced in the United States come from high quality deposits in five states:
Massachusetts, Georgia, New Hampshire, South Dakota, and Idaho.
Here at Maryland Carpet and Tile, we offer a vast selection of granite that is suitable
for both your residential and commercial needs. Rough-cut and polished, granite is commonly
used in buildings, bridges, paving, monuments, and many other exterior projects. Granite
is also very popular for indoor uses, such as countertops, flooring, and stair treads.