Desert Sky Preferred Granite Countertops Suppliers for Mesa, Gilbert & Chandler.
Granite is an igneous rock that contains at least 20% quartz by volume, but also some mica and feldspar. It’s mined from around the world, including quarries in India, Brazil, Norway, Italy and China. **Note the 20% Quartz composition verses Engineered Quartz like MSI-Q @ 99.93%
There are significant differences in the quality of Granite that varies from both the quarry and the finishing process; our supply chain maintains the highest level of quality materials and finishes. After 15 years of hands on design, fabrication and installation, rest assured Desert Sky Surfaces has vetted out the inferior products and suppliers to provide you with the highest quality materials and workmanship.
There are thousands of different names and color variations of Granite throughout the Valley, and the vast majority of the suppliers inventory the top 20 colors in their designated grade/level, typically grade/level One is the most common due its price point. Giving Granite grades/levels is a way that granite is grouped in terms of pricing. Most Granite Countertop advertisements are grade/level One. There are about 20 popular level ones, from lights, such as ornamental, to dark, like Uba Tuba.
The size of the Granite Slab(s) is important in factoring in how may seams there will be, as the yield from a slab depends on its overall dimensions, equally as well is the lot # which allows for the best in color match and vein appearance where seams are present. Note if the slab is non-directional or directional, the latter requires the least in seaming to produce the most aesthetically appealing finished countertop.
The grade/level ranges from Grade A – E, or Level One – Five, and the choices within each grade/level vary from one supplier to another. What is most consistent is Level One.
We couldn’t display the selection of Granite available at our preferred suppliers on here, visit our showroom at 237 S. Date St. Mesa, AZ 85210 and you can see and feel over 100 of the most popular variations in color and grade/level. Our customers generally tour our preferred suppliers inventory to see the actual slabs and select just what they want from their tour(s).