EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE
WHAT IS VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE AND WHERE DOES IT COME FROM?
Viscount White granite is a popular granite quarried near Madanapalle in India. It has a mix of white, gray, and black colors, making
it perfect for contemporary bathroom and kitchen countertops. Viscount White has a very soft look that makes it every designer’s dream. It has a low price tag compared with its substitutes, along with durability, making it a perfect choice of countertop. We will drill down into details of Viscount White Granite in the article.
WHAT ARE SOME OTHER NAMES FOR VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE?
Viscount White is also known as Silver Cloud Granite, Viscont White, Bianco Viscont White, Wiscont White, Visconte White, Viskont, Madanapalle White, Madanapalli White, Mandana Pali White, Mandana Palli White, Wiscont White, and Madanapalle.
WHAT DOES THE VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE COST PER SQ. FT.?
Depending upon the lot you get, granite fabricator, and project details, the price of Viscount White will vary between $45 to $60 sq. Ft.
WHAT IS VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE’S LEVEL?
The price usually compares to level two to four, or level B to D. Feel free to send us a drawing of your project if you would like to get a price quotation for your Viscount White granite project in Columbus Ohio area.
IS VISCOUNT WHITE MORE EXPENSIVE THAN QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS?
Quartz countertops are usually more expensive than Viscount White Granite countertops.
IS VISCOUNT WHITE MORE EXPENSIVE THAN QUARTZITE COUNTERTOPS?
Most quartzite countertops are more expensive than Viscount White Granite.
WHAT COLORS ARE IN VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE?
Viscount White granite has white, gray, and black tones in it. The pattern is usually swirly.
DOES VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE VARY SLAB TO SLAB?
Viscount White granite is one granite that varies a lot by the block lot and slab. It is highly recommended that you select your own slab before finalizing your order. Viscount White granite is available in light and dark colors. It is common that Viscount White granite will come in with big pattern variations in the slabs. Columbus Granite carries actual slabs of Viscount White in stock. Always feel free to visit Columbus Granite to select your own slabs, and get a price quotation for your project.
HOW DURABLE IS VISCOUNT WHITE?
Viscount White is a very durable granite with little to no natural fissure lines in it. The stone is very dense, so it is least absorbent, making it a stain-resistant granite countertop option. Viscount White granite; its hardness in the Mohs scale is 7. To put it into perspective, soapstone is 2, and marble is 4, most granite is 6, quartzite is 7 or 8. Viscount White’s abrasion resistance is excellent, and the absorption rate is .2% – .25%. Hardness is mm: 0.76, and the bending strength of this stone is (n/mm2): 16.09.
IS VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE HEAT RESISTANT?
Yes, Viscount White Granite is a heat-resistant stone.
IS VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE SCRATCH-RESISTANT?
Yes, Viscount White granite is scratch resistant stone.
CAN VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE GET STAINED?
Any granite can get stained, including Viscount White, due to granite being porous. Some granite (usually light colors) can get stained easier than others. Viscount White Granite is a light color granite, yet it is a very dense stone, so it does not get stained easily.
WHAT IS THE MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING ON VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE?
Maintenance and cleaning are the same for Viscount White granite as any other granite. We recommend sealing Viscount White Granite every year. We recommend using just a damp cloth and water for daily cleaning unless you are using a product specifically designed to clean granite. We do not recommend using regular household cleaners such as Windex, Lysol to clean any granite, including Viscount white.
WHAT KIND OF PROJECTS CAN I USE VICCOUNT WHITE GRANITE?
Viscount White granite is suitable for any project including but not limited to kitchen countertops, bathroom vanity tops, fireplace hearts and surrounds, tub surrounds, shower walls, thresholds, shower entry curbs, shower seats, flooring, outdoor kitchens, and backsplashes.
IS VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE RECOMMENDED FOR OUTDOOR USE?
Not all the granite is recommended for outdoor use, but Viscount White is durable enough granite so it can be used for outdoor projects. Marble, quartzite, and some granite are not recommended for outdoor use.
WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES IN USING VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE?
Extreme color and pattern variations among different slabs are the biggest challenges in using Viscount White granite. But you can easily overcome this challenge by visiting our granite fabrication shop and appraising your layout prior to fabrication.
WHAT ARE SOME ALTERNATIVES TO VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE?
Bianco Romano Granite, Brown Fantasy Dolamite, River White Granite, White Spring Granite, Giallo Ornamental Granite, Valle Nevado Granite, Moon White Granite are some of the alternatives to Viscount White Granite. Click here to see photos of some of these granite colors.
Viscount White Review 1
“This thread inspired me 3 yrs ago and I posted an early install pic. Here is a 3yr later pic. Still loving it. Love how the pattern runs down the waterfall.”
VISCOUNT WHITE REVIEW 2
“We really love our viscount white counters. We installed the in the kitchen and 2 baths.”
VISCOUNT WHITE REVIEW 3
“The island really stands out with the large dark spot. Our only regret is not doing a full height backsplash with the granite along the stove wall. Otherwise, we are really happy with the look.”
WHAT ARE FINISHES AVAILABLE IN VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE?
The most common finish is polished finish in Viscount White granite; however, the leather finish is also available in some slabs. It is also possible to get Viscount White in the dual finish where one side is polished, and the other side is leathered.
WHAT IS THE SIZE OF VISCOUNT WHITE SLABS?
Viscount white blocks are usually giant, allowing the quarries to cut big size slabs. Most Viscount White slabs measure around 130″ x 76″. This enables granite fabricators to eliminate some of the seams in kitchen countertops.
WHAT IS THE THICKNESS OF VISCOUNT WHITE SLABS?
Viscount White granite slabs come in 2cm and 3cm. 3cm is more common on the east coast and Midwest America.
WHAT EDGES ARE AVAILABLE IN VISCOUNT WHITE GRANITE?
Any edge including eased, pencil, bevel, half bullnose, full bullnose, and o’gee are available for Viscount White Granite countertops.
UPDATED ON 7.21.2020
Only one Viscount White quarry is operating due to Covid-19. All other quarries are temporarily closed. There is Viscount White Granite shortage in the market for this reason.