5 Advantages of Granite Countertops

5 Advantages of Granite Countertops

5 Advantages of Granite Countertops

Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 18, 2017 | Granite Cleaning, Stone Care Blog
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Though there are a variety of materials you can choose to use for your kitchen and bathroom countertops, granite offers many unique advantages. Aside from being easy to care for, granite offers these 5 major benefits.

1. Durability

Granite is a naturally hard stone that will last for many years, making it an excellent choice for areas that experience frequent use. It holds up beautifully under wear and tear in a kitchen or bathroom, and it is also a kid-friendly option because it is difficult to damage.

2. Unique Look

Each granite slab is unlike any other because the stone is mined from the earth and then cut into individual slabs, which means your granite countertops will be something truly special. There is no way to duplicate the natural beauty of the stone. Granite offers many different colors to choose from as well as a variety of patterns such as veins, specks, and swirls. The appearance of the stone even changes throughout the day as different lighting plays off the small crystals in the material.

3. Higher Home Value

Installing granite countertops in the kitchen often increases the value of a house. Many home buyers appreciate the luxurious feel granite adds to a kitchen, which is one of the most important rooms in the house. Granite is not a trend. It is a timeless, classic choice and is likely to be appreciated for years by many people, which makes it a wonderful addition to any home and a great investment.

4. Enhanced Appearance

Granite countertops enhance the visual appeal of a kitchen through the rich natural beauty of the stone. The range of colors makes it easy to find something that matches your existing décor, including the cabinets, walls, and flooring. Granite countertops also support a range of sink style options, from drop in and undermount sinks to vessel and farm sinks. They often become the centerpiece of a kitchen and can visually take the room to the next level. Thanks to the stone’s high durability, stunning granite countertops look beautiful for years, and your kitchen remains a masterpiece.

5. Easy to Clean

Homeowners love how easy granite is to clean. All you need to maintain the beauty and quality of the stone is a high-quality granite cleaner that is specifically formulated for natural stone. The surface is smooth, resistant to staining, and will not absorb liquids, all of which makes granite a simple to maintain option.

If you need a cleaner or sealer for granite, get in touch with Granite Gold® and find out why our products are the ideal option. Take advantage of our three generations of stone care expertise by calling 1-800-475-STONE today.

Blog Comments

I don’t know what kind of countertops I should get. I didn’t know that there were so many benefits to granite! I love how durable and pretty it is. It’s the best of both worlds!

That’s an excellent point you make about how granite countertops enhance the visual appeal of a kitchen through the rich, natural beauty of the stone. I’ve heard, too, that granite countertops are nice because you can put hot pots and pans right on the surface without it burning. I’ll have to remember this great information for when my wife and I remodel this summer.

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