Granite countertops can add a natural and valuable look to your home. Although they can be quite expensive and the installation process can be complicated, once installed granite countertops will last forever. Have a go at this quiz to learn all about granite countertops.
What is granite made from?
Which of the following words may be used to describe granite?
Why is granite useful for kitchen countertops?
It doesn't blister.
It is flexible.
It chips easily.
How does granite get its coloring?
from the effect of the sun on the rock chemicals
from different mineral crystals
How long is a typical slap of granite?
If you would like to cut your granite at home, what sort of saw blade will you need?
a brass blade
a diamond blade
a steel blade
How can you avoid chipping the edge of the granite?
Use collars on the sides of the blade.
Try to keep very steady when you saw.
Use a softer type of granite that won't chip as you saw it.
What is the easiest way to create design edges on your granite?
Have a professional company do it.
Buy a special edge-shaping machine.
Both of the above.
How much does a thinner-sized, finished slab of granite weigh per square inch?
What must you do when installing granite countertops?
Cover the cabinets.
Wear safety goggles.
What should you put down between the subcounter and the granite?
Where is the best place to have slab seams placed?
over the oven
over well-supported cabinets
next to the sink
What sort of material is used between the two granite slabs?
Why is it a good idea to seal granite?
It absorbs moisture.
It is porous.
It can be scratched.
How often do you need to seal your granite countertop?