Many homeowners have found that granite kitchen countertops are the ideal surface choice for their kitchen counter and islands. Granite’s durability and beautifully vivid patterns are some of the main reasons why this natural material continues to be the most popular choice for kitchen countertops. The natural beauty of a granite counter top. Vast arrays of shades, colors, and textures are available. Colors to compliment any decor can be found weather its a neutral color or something bright, your personal tastes can always be satisfied. One note here, if your counter top will need more than one slab to complete, make sure they come from the same mine batch or color shades could be objectionably different between slabs.
Granite is also one of the most durable materials available. Unlike Formica, it isn’t subject to burning by hot pots or pans being cooked with. Granite is resistant to staining and discoloring when properly sealed on a regular basis. Sealing is easily done by anyone, and a properly sealed granite counter top will maintain a beautiful shiny luster for a lifetime. Granite kitchen countertops are easier to care for and more kid friendly than other surfaces. They are naturally more resistant to staining, resistant to scratching, hot items such as hot pans, griddles, fryers, and toaster ovens placed on your granite kitchen countertops do not create burns or leave char marks on them, and you can roll out dough and do chopping on them. Granite is easy to clean, and plain soap and warm water will do the job perfectly.