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    What Happens If You Don’t Seal Granite?

    Granite is one of the hardest stones and can be a great addition to any home. However, it is also very porous, absorbing liquids and food particles from spills, splatters, and even just normal use. This will lead to staining of the granite countertops over time if you don’t seal them. Here is more of what to expect if you fail to seal your granite. You’ll have to clean your countertops more often. Granite stains easily, so if you don’t seal it, you’ll have to wipe up spills as soon as they happen or risk having rust-colored rings on your counters whenever someone drops something on them. It will be…

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    Is Granite Safe for Kitchen Countertops?

    If you have not been living under a rock, you have probably already heard the many rumors running around that granite countertops emit radon. This radioactive gas causes lung cancer. These stories began spreading around the mainstream media a few decades ago. So it is not a new rumor. But it is understandable that you worry and wonder whether bringing granite into your home is inviting disaster into your family. What if it causes harm to my family? You do not want to take chances, and that is why you are looking for answers.  But what is the final verdict? Is granite safe for kitchen countertops, or is it a…

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