Unless you are a geologist or a rock hound, you probably don’t think about granite very much. The reality is that in today’s busy world, we have a lot to think about, such as getting the kids up and ready for school, going to work, and what we’re going to have for dinner. We often take things for granted in this world that is full of ease compared to centuries ago. One such object we take for granted in granite. Continue reading “5 Famous Monuments Made From Granite”
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Why Choose HGH Granite?
There’s a reason that granite has risen in popularity over the years. No matter what industry you work in, or what your dream project entails, when you select granite you can rely on it standing the tests of time, looking innately beautiful, and requiring little repair or maintenance. When you select granite, you’re expecting it to last. However, you can always rely on the durability of the stone, you can’t always rely on your granite supplier. Our granite company in Ontario has been working exclusively with the stone for generations and have always been driven to exceed our clients’ expectations.
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Industries We Work With
Although granite has been utilized by man for thousands of years, including part of the Great Pyramid of Giza, it wasn’t until the late 19th century that it’s beauty and durability really began to be put to use. This was mostly due to the strength of the stone and the inability of stoneworkers to work with the stone in the way that they wanted because their tools were unable to carve and shape the granite. The rock was just too dense! Following the innovation of stonemasonry tools, all of this changed. Granite became the choice stone for headstones and memorials, and over the years, multiple other industries began to the many ways that granite could be used.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Give Your Client the Gift of Custom Stonework, Pt 1
Welcome back to our blog here at HGH Granite! Since 1929, our family-owned, Ontario-based business has been providing people with high-quality granite. With the endless pursuit of perfection and effort put into bettering our processes, we’ve been able to expand our service areas, broaden our industries, and give more people unforgettable custom stonework and granite products. There are so many ways for you to take advantage of our services.
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