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How Did Granite Become The Kitchen Counter Standard?

By Lloyd Alter, Treehugger Granite counters have been all the rage for a decade, but now it has come to this, an entire kitchen made of granite. I think it is incredibly ugly and probably rid…

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Healthy Stone for the Home

While stone is generally a healthful and beautiful choice for flooring and decorative accents, it has to be installed using healthy guidelines including investigating for radiation and radon content--…

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Granite Countertops are Radon Hot

I knew it! OK, I didn't really know it in the sense of knowing it. But I definitely knew there was something really bad about granite and now I know what. You might remember a previous blog I wrote…

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Granite Countertops Don’t Rock

Recently I had a Realtor into my house to talk about what kinds of changes we'd need to make if we wanted to sell it. Our house was built in the '50s and it has all original just about everything: Woo…

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