Granite is a common and widely occurring type of igneous rock & is nearly always massive (lacking internal structures), hard and tough, and therefore it has gained widespread use in kitchen countertops. Apart from its beauty it has many obvious benefits to home owners. Whether you are building a new house or remodeling an existing residence, natural stone offers you unparalleled beauty, durability and uniqueness which increases the value of your home. Listed below are some of the popular colors of granite.