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Stabilized Pathway
Stabilized Pathway

Best Pathway Materials for High-Traffic Areas

Best Solution for High-traffic Pathways It’s no secret that pathways are incredibly useful. They keep your feet out of the mud when you cross over damp gardens or yards, they can help you transport heavy loads without getting stuck and they can guide you through forests or parks with ease. While their functionality may be…

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A photo of an eco-friendly permeable paver grit in Chicago.

Eco-Friendly Permeable Paver Grit in Chicago

Creating green environments—especially in urban areas—is on the rise. From the installation of a new solar panel project every two minutes to the emphasis on reducing carbon emissions, people are focused on reducing energy consumption and helping the environment for a greener tomorrow. Cities today are faced with the challenge of meeting the needs of…

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2015 ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo
2015 ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo

Top 5 Reasons Kafka Granite Loves the ASLA Annual Expo

Rotating through America’s most beautiful cities, every year, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) holds the largest conference and exposition in the industry for students and professionals alike. This year, over 6,000 attendees comprised of landscape architects and industry innovators will flood to McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, for four days in November to…

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Pewter Granite Stabilized Pathway - Perkins Woods - Evanston, IL
Pewter Granite Stabilized Pathway - Perkins Woods - Evanston, IL

Pathway Through Perkins Woods: A Kafka Granite Case Study

Perkins Woods, a suburban forest preserve in Cook County, is seven acres of heavily wooded land where wildlife, migratory birds and citizens of Evanston, Illinois come together. Serving as the romping ground for people of Cook County who want to enjoy the serenity of nature without traveling too far, Perkins Woods is enjoyed by many….

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Burma Red Hilltopper Warning Track Mix - Yankee Stadium - New York, NY
Burma Red Hilltopper* Warning Track Mix - Yankee Stadium - New York, NY

Top 10: Most Interesting Places to See Kafka Granite

    10. Walgreens Corporate Headquarters – Deerfield, IL Application: Pewter Stabilized Pathway Mix Found in 1901, Walgreens is one of the most prevalent pharmacies nationwide with over 8,200 stores across the U.S., the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, Walgreens Corporate is a bustling campus of employees. As of 2009,…

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Norstone’s Newest: Basalt 3D Panels

Kafka Granite is the Midwest’s exclusive distributor of natural thin stone veneer rock panels by Norstone. Kafka is now incredibly excited to be able to offer customers a new offering; Norstone’s undeniably modern and chic new product — the Basalt 3D Panel collection. Meticulously crafted by hand, Norstone’s new interlocking basalt panels are hand-assembled to…

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WHITE IS THE NEW GREEN: White Roof/Cool Roof Epoxy Overlay
WHITE IS THE NEW GREEN: White Roof/Cool Roof Epoxy Overlay

LEED Credits With Kafka Granite

Since 2000, LEED Certification has served as the industry standard for measuring a building’s environmental sustainability. LEED, standing for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a way to establish and recognize a building as a “green” or eco-friendly structure or project. Kafka Granite offers an incredible amount of products that could help your new…

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Kafka Granite Recycled Smoked Glass
Kafka Granite Recycled Smoked Glass

Kafka Granite Paves Way for Sustainability

Investing in sustainability and eco-friendly ventures is costly. Despite the obvious and necessary environmental benefits, the sheer price tag of going green prevents many businesses from making this ecological leap. Kafka Granite, a family owned small business, has found an impressive number of ways to bear its eco-conscious muscle and help the environment despite its…

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Burma Red Stabilized Infield Mix - D.C. Everest Softball - Schofield, WI
Burma Red Stabilized Infield Mix - D.C. Everest Softball - Schofield, WI

Kafka’s Stabilized Ball Yard Mix Installation

Easy Steps to Installing Stabilized Infield Mix & Warning Track Mix Kafka Granite’s Burma Red Stabilized Infield and Warning Track Mixes are made of a premier blend of our decomposed granite-based infield or warning track mix and a natural stabilizing binder by Stabilizer Solutions. To ensure that maximum stability, permeability and cohesion are achieved from…

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Burma Red Hilltopper Infield Mix - Chicago Bandits Stadium - Rosemont, IL
Burma Red Hilltopper* Infield Mix - Chicago Bandits Stadium - Rosemont, IL

Kafka Granite: Perfecting Baseball & Softball Infields

Play Ball, Rain or Shine Kafka Granite is perfecting the art of ball yard mixes. Offering Standard, Stabilized and Hilltopper* varieties, Kafka understands the fluctuating needs of every ball field’s infield and warning track. Comprised of decomposed granite, Kafka’s infield and warning track mixes offer a premium ball-playing experience. While most infields use a blend of sand,…

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