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Granite is an incredibly strong and durable stone, and it resists abrasions, so its application possibilities within the home are nearly infinite.This versatile, attractive, and affordable stone works well inside your house and outdoors.

While granite is frequently viewed as a “durable” stone, it has been praised for centuries as a material that lends a prestigious look to home décor. With granite, you get natural elegance combined with strength and lasting durability that makes granite the perfect material for high traffic areas like kitchens. Because of its variation and durability, it is still the most popular stone.

Choose granite for:

  • Kitchen countertops
  • Backsplashes
  • Bathroom countertops
  • Table tops
  • Floors
  • Fireplaces
  • Staircases and bannisters
  • Outdoor fire-pits
  • Patio and deck elements

As a natural stone, granite is available in several colors. Certain varieties of granite feature natural patterns that turn countertops, tabletops, and floors into works of art. However, if you want a more consistent color or pattern in your stone, engineered quartz is a fantastic option. And we also offer a huge selection of quartzite, marble and other materials like travertine, soapstone, onyx.

If you are curious about granite options, please visit our showroom in Farmington or our Shelby location. Here, you can view dazzling slabs of granite that are sure to inspire great ideas for your next home improvement project or new home décor.


  • Strong
  • Affordable
  • Mostly stain resistant
  • Resistant to abrasions
  • Easy to clean
  • Adds value to your home
  • Resistant to heat
  • Very durable, even outdoors
  • Lots of variation in single slab


  • Direct application of heat is discouraged, as this can sometimes initiate cracking
  • This material needs to be sealed from time-to-time for better resistance to stains.


Quartzite is ideal for any countertop surface due to its strength and long-lasting composition. People consider quartzite countertops for its strength, beauty, and overall durability.

Quartzitesare available in a variety of colors and patterns.

Choose quartzitefor:

  • Kitchen countertops (with some exceptions)
  • Bathroom countertops, showers and bathtubs
  • Backsplashes
  • Floors
  • Tabletops
  • Fireplaces

Certain varieties of quartzite mimic marble perfectly, so this material offers a classic look to your home design. Our sales person will let you know about such kinds during your visit.

For more information about quartzite design options, please visit our showroom in Farmington or our Shelby location. Here, you will find friendly and helpful staff members and an incredible selection of material that you can see and touch. We also offer customers to take pictures of the materials, because not every slab has a sample available.


  • Strong & durable
  • High resistance to heat
  • Classic look


  • Few quartzites are close to marble and are softer than other quartzites
  • Quartzites which are very white-looking, have more amount of calcium and reacts fast with acids, lime juice, wine etc


For homeowners who want the classic elegance, marble is the obvious choice. This metamorphic stone has been praised for centuries for its natural beauty, smooth feel, and versatility. If you visit countries such as Italy and India, you will see marble everywhere – in floors, columns, and statues created by renowned artists. While marble can scratch if placed in heavy-traffic areas, it is ideal for areas of the home that get wet, such as bathrooms.

Choose marble for:

  • Bathroom countertops
  • Showers
  • Fireplaces and hearths
  • Stairways and bannisters

If you are interested in adding the elegance of marble to your home, please visit our showroom in Farmington or our Shelby location. Here, a friendly staff member will show you examples of the stunning marble options available.


  • Beautiful
  • Elegant
  • Works well for wet surfaces – like showers


  • Marble is vulnerable to mild acids, like those that are frequently found in kitchens.
  • Softer compared to granite, quartzite and engineered quartz
  • It is also porous compared to granite and engineered quartzite and hence can stain
  • Exterior marble can be affected by acid rain and other weather weathering elements
  • Marble are also scratch-prone


Engineered Quartz is coming-up as a good replacement for marble because of the look.

Engineered Quartz is incredibly popular with interior designers and homeowners for several reasons. For example, engineered quartz is durable and stain resistant, it is available in nearly every color imaginable, and it offers consistency in both color and pattern.

Engineered quartz is composed of 93% ground engineered quartz (a natural hard mineral) and 7% resins, polymers and pigments by weight. In terms of volume it is67% engineered quartz and 33% resins.

Global Marble & Stone Inc. has its own brand of engineered quartz called “BhataEngineered Quartz”.

It is important to note that engineered quartz cannot withstand extreme temperatures, so we strongly suggest to use hot pads and trivets to avoid cracking. Otherwise, for less worry with your countertops, choose a natural stone such as granite or engineered quartzite.

Choose Engineered Quartz for:

  • Kitchen countertops
  • Bathroom countertops
  • Backsplashes
  • Floors
  • Tabletops
  • Stairways and bannisters

If you want to have a look at the engineered quartzrange, we offer, please visit our showroom in Farmington or our Shelby location. Here, you will find friendly and knowledgeable staff members who will be happy to guide you through engineered quartz options. You can see and feel beautiful slabs for yourself and take pictures of the material you like. We also have samples available for almost all Bhataengineered quartz.


  • Offers a wide range of colors and designs
  • Nonporous & non absorbent
  • Resistant to acids and alkalis
  • Easy to clean
  • Stronger than granite and concrete, will not chip as easily.
  • Doesn’t require sealing


  • May be prone to abrasions &scratches
  • Cannot tolerate very high heat
  • Does not have as natural of a stone look as granite or marble

Note : Global Marble & Stone Inc. is a wholesaler.You will be guided through a vast selection of stones to pick your color,but the prices will be given to you only by a fabricator of your choice. You can pick a fabricator and we would pass on your selection sheet to them. Global Marble & Stone deals with almost every fabricator in Michigan. For your convenience, every material in the warehouse is divided in groups 1-6. Group 1 being economical and Group 6 being the expensive one. Also, every group is a closed range in itself.