Granite applications in modern constructions

26/06/2020
By: Ken

Granite applications in modern constructions

1. Learn about Granite
Granite is granite (English is granite). Granite is formed by the metamorphism of limestone, carbonate rocks, ...e lava flows molten rocks at 
very high temperatures and when cooled, they form granular crystal structures. Granite ranges from pink to dark gray and black,
depending on the chemical and mineral composition of the stone.Granite comes from Latin meaning grain to refer to the coarse grain
structure of crystalline stone. In fact, itis noticeable that the granite surface has flecked particles. Granite has 2 types including
natural and artificial stones. Natural stone features a unique, subtle color that is hard to imitate. Natural stone has a very high hardness
but is water-repellent. Therefore, during the construction process should be thoroughly waterproofed. In contrast, artificial stone is
waterproof, has a higher plasticity, so it can be carved easily. Granite is also very diverse in types, in Vietnam currently prevailing
some of the following granite: Alaska Gold (India), Absolute Black (India), Kashmir Gold (India), Desert White (Brazil) , Purple Desert
(Brazil), Vizag Blue (China), Gorgeous Gold (China), ...
2. Outstanding advantages of Granite
- Hardness, high strength: Granite has a hardness only after diamond in natural materials, granite withstand high temperatures and 
withstand great pressure.
- High gloss, aesthetic: It has the ability to maintain high gloss over time. Granite has many colors along with natural ridges that make
the stone surface outstanding and luxurious.
- Safe to use: Natural granite is a natural product, does not contain toxic chemicals, at the same time, high density rock, low porosity
bacteria can not penetrate.
- Suitable for large areas: Large rock, limiting the joint, increasing the aesthetic for architectural space.- Easy to clean, maintain: The
surface of the soccer ball is hard to scratch, so the stains are easy to clean, maintaining the beauty of the stone surface over time.
- Remember that the appearance of this natural stone may vary by the way you process it. The surface of a granite can be smooth or
rough. Granite has 3 main types on the market: polished granite, faded granite and flame-retardant.
3. Applications of Granite in construction
Granite has long been used in construction fields. With advantages such as: Durable, easy to clean, colorful as well as surface design, 
reasonable price, today granite is almost present in buildings from large to small, from offices. buildings to households. Granite can
be applied in many categories: Exterior decoration, wall tiles Hoa Cuong stone with color fastness and heat resistance, architects use
this stone to clad facades, wall tiles, creating accents and a sense of elegance and modernity for home construction architecture. in
modern Used for flooringGranite floors are hard, durable and long lasting that can be easily maintained. Bring natural beauty to your
home, not only that they are also very safe for human health when using them. Many colors and designs can be flexible in many positions.
Elegant style, cool, insulation gives the owner of the house a great harmony between classic and modern.
Used to flooring, stairs, stairs The advantage of staircase granite is very durable and does not require much maintenance effort. 
Currently, most paving stones in the current Vietnamese stone market, consumers will choose natural Granite. Because they will have high
gloss and hardness. Nowadays, using marble for lining stairs, staircase is the most popular. With the advantages of this stone will help
bring a more spacious, luxurious home space. You can see it everywhere, every family. This again proves the superiority of this construction
material for a project from large to small.
4. How to preserve and polish Granite stone like new over the years.
How to preserve granite surface Granite countertops are very good at combating dirt, practically hardly scratching. But as a 
precautionary measure, immediately wipe away any dirt that is on the table in a reasonable amount of time. Do not leave the liquid
on the table overnight. Granite is easy to get dirty with oil and acidity, so these stains need to be cleaned immediately after
appearance and clean the granite surface with mild soapy water mixed with water. You should not finish the hot pan directly on the
granite. Pads should be used under objects that can cause stone abrasions such as saucepans or household utensils. Use pads under
any glass and especially cups containing acid compounds such as fruit juice, wine, and coffee. For granite countertops, avoid strong
detergents and acid-based cleaners, including vinegar. As for the floor, the best way to clean is to clean it regularly. Stains and dust particles can cause granite and marble to quickly wear
out. So use a dusting brush regularly to keep the floor clean.
In bathrooms, granite tends to suck soap bubbles like ceramic tiles. Use a hand-held mop to clean the shower walls and clean the natural 
stone surface with hot, clean water frequently. And then wipe dry with a towel. The use of waterproofing is also an effective preventive
measure.For kitchen countertops, ask the seller to waterproof before installation. If not, ask the seller to recommend quality waterproofing
and use according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Process of polishing marble
Step 1: Prepare all kinds of machinery and chemicals.
- Place signs
- Prepare stone polishing machine, pad: black, pink, white.
- Vacuum cleaners, low-speed floor polisher, high-speed floor polisher, vacuum cleaner, rag truck, wet wipe set.
- Chemicals: Miratrip, Supreme 280 or TCS 100 and Mirasil, Pad 480 Yellow (yellow scrub) for polishing, 
Pad 430 Black (black scrubber) for peeling floors. Step 2: Clean the surface, remove the old polish layers that are scratched, peeling, dull ... Use specialized epoxy glue to beautify the
dirty edges and edges. Step 3: Polish the floor with specialized chemicals Use special polishing powder and polishing machine to rub polishing powder evenly on the stone surface. Chemicals will react with epoxy
glue and stone, making the stone surface shiny like a mirror. Use a vacuum cleaner to clean stone surfaces Mix Miratrip with ratio 1/50 to water, use a low speed floor sweeper to remove dirt.
Use a water vacuum, vacuum back the floor. Then, rinse the water again on the floor and vacuum to clean.

Wait 20 minutes for the floor to dry, then wipe the floor with Supreme 280 chemicals to cover the floor surface.

Wait another 30-45 minutes for the floor to dry, then beat the floor with a high speed machine to create the shine until the floor has 
achieved the desired gloss. Step 4: Sealer waterproofing, to increase the life, prevent stains and water from seeping into the floor surface. Step 5: Clean the stone surface to remove excess chemical and dust layers. Step 6: Acceptance and handover of the project. With the information shared above will help you in the process of learning about this granite. As well as the practical applications
of this stone in construction items, how to take care and maintain how the stone floor is always as new as the ball.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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