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Planning Your Dream Project

No matter what your project may be, whether it’s a custom landmark, a granite architectural feature, or a work of art, it’s important to take your time during the initial preparation to ensure that once the project is finished it not only matches your vision but exceeds your expectations. At HGH Granite, we provide custom stoneworks in Ontario for a wide variety of clientele. One of our favorite moments is when a client witnesses their dream come to fruition after all of the time spent planning and hard work.

Our family has been in the granite industry over 85 years, and in that time we’ve helped provide stone and granite services to countless clients, and have seen projects of all shapes, sizes, intricacies, and designs. We’re granite and stonework specialists, and we’re here for you every step of the way, even to the installation. From the get-go, we’ll work with you and find out what your requirements are and how we can help. We like to say that granite is our medium, and your imagination is our inspiration, and this will be apparent to you immediately.

In this post, we’ll be discussing a few of the things you should keep in mind and steps you can take before the custom stonework begins. If you would like any further information about our granite company, or have an idea and would like to get a quote, contact us now!

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The Architect’s Stone

Although granite has been used for thousands of years by mankind as a building material, it hasn’t been until recently that people have realized just how beautiful and durable it is. And although the stone is over a billion years old, it has a very modern appeal to it when utilized creatively. As a granite company in Ontario originating in 1929, HGH understands the diverse applications of granite.

It all began with our ancestor, Henry George Hardwick, producing memorials from a small building on Ottawa street. And over the past 90 years, we have seen constant innovation in the ways that the stone is used. While we still provide custom stonework to memorial retailers, we’ve also branched out to a multitude of clientele that use granite in a variety of ways. Municipalities, landscapers, and even the art community have begun to see just how special granite is, and the beauty that it emanates. Yet, one type of client has just recently begun using granite more than any other stone: architects.

In this post, we’ll be discussing why granite has become the architect’s preferred stone when creating beautiful architectural features, and how the billion-year-old stone is finally getting to show its creative side.

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The Story of Granite

Since 1929, when our ancestor Henry George Hardwick began using his stone masonry skills to produce quality memorials for the people of Ontario, our family has remained transfixed with granite. Sourcing our granite from multiple continents, we provide a diverse group of clientele with beautiful custom granite for whatever purposes they may need. Some of the industries we serve include architects, municipalities, landscapers, memorial retailers, the art community, and more.

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Our Granite Services

Family owned and operated, HGH Granite has been in the industry since 1929. It’s safe to say that we’ve become experts in the field and have a special ability to display the natural beauty found within granite. We import our stone from four continents and supply our diverse clientele with the highest quality granite on the market. Beginning in the early 20th century with a focus on memorials, we’ve branched out and expanded our customer base to include the likes of architects, landscapers, municipalities, and more. Along with importing and exporting, we also provide proficient granite services in Ontario. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the ways that we stand out from our competitors and the process of some of our skills and techniques.

Why Granite is the Preferred Material for Memorials

The story of HGH Granite originated all the way back in 1929 when an experienced and talented stone mason by the name of Henry George Hardwick moved to Ontario from England and began producing unparallelled memorials from a small workspace on Ottawa Street. Though our granite company in Ontario has significantly evolved since then, and we’ve become the leading suppliers of granite to the landscape, art, and architectural communities, we still proudly fulfill all the needs of cemeteries, memorial retailers, and municipalities.

Give Your Client the Gift of Custom Stonework, Pt 2

Here at HGH Granite, we not only value the finished product, we also see huge significance in the planning, the making, and the setting up of a stone landmark, granite architectural monument, or custom-made memorial. Our clients range from landscapers to contractors to architects to business owners and we know that you simply can’t put a price on a well-made memorial or landmark. No matter the reason for reaching out to us at HGH Granite, we know that you’ll be impressed with our processes, you’ll be happy with our customer service, and you’ll be overjoyed by the finished product. Contact HGH today for a custom granite piece or one-of-a-kind stone landmark — we work throughout Ontario.

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