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Premier Surfaces Sheds Some Light on 3 Misconceptions About Granite Counters

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ATLANTA, GA, May 27, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Granite is an amazingly durable and resilient material, which is why it is a popular choice as a kitchen countertop in many homes throughout the country. However, Premiere Surfaces notes that there continues to be certain misleading myths about this natural stone and its capabilities.

First, although granite is highly resistant to heat, direct contact with excessive heat can damage the seal and may cause cracking even on a granite surface. Never put a heated object directly on a granite countertop. Set a hot object on a trivet instead.

Second, granite countertops are not radioactive. They do not release radon, which has been known to cause cancer. Granite countertops are completely safe. Third, even high-quality granite countertops may chip or crack when bashed by heavy, hard objects. Granite is very durable, but it is not indestructible.

Premier Surfaces is a leading Atlanta granite supplier that also carries a wide inventory of other natural stone products. All their slabs are carefully selected for quality and are installed by highly trained and seasoned installers.

"We are proud to offer our clients only top-quality products and impeccable service," says Dara Summers, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "We never take short-cuts, whether in product selection or installation. Our clients receive carefully selected materials that are well-designed and always expertly and efficiently installed in their homes."

You can be assured that the Atlanta granite countertops from Premier Surfaces will give you and your family many years of use and enjoyment. For any questions you may have about the right countertop material for your kitchen, go to

About Premier Surfaces:

Premier Surfaces is the premier source for granite countertops in the Southeast, with locations in Atlanta, Birmingham and Huntsville, Ala. As the only company in Georgia accredited by the Marble Institute of America, Premier Surfaces is dedicated to providing the highest level of quality in both products and service.

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