Why You Should Go with Granite for Your Kitchen Counters

When it comes to building a new kitchen or perhaps renovating an existing one, one of the most exciting activities is choosing new kitchen cabinets and kitchen countertops. One of the most popular choices for countertops is granite. Granite is a naturally formed stone, which displays real beauty and depth and has a timeless appeal. That is only one, however, of the reasons that make granite a perfect material for kitchen countertops.

It’s strong and durable

Granite is a very hard substance and resistant to chips and scratches, it is very difficult to break. It can even be chopped upon without damaging the granite – it does however blunt the knife blades! Granite countertops don’t stain easily and are impermeable to liquids after they have been sealed. They are heat-resistant, which means hot pots can be placed upon them without damaging the surface. Granite countertops are also long-lasting, you will be able to enjoy them for many years to come.

It’s affordable

Granite has always been a sought after high end material and has been in trend for many years, but it is much more affordable now, compared to the past, making it more accessible for many homeowners.

It’s customizable and stylish

No two pieces of granite are the same and there are over 80 shades to choose from, so you can be sure your kitchen counters will be unique. Granite countertops make any kitchen appear stunning, stylish, and guaranteed to impress.

It’s bacteria resistant

With all the spills and food crumbs in the kitchen that occur, it is important for your family’s well-being that your counters are not harboring bacteria or other microorganisms. Granite is a non-porous material, which means that bacteria, liquid or dirt can not penetrate through its surface and accumulate. You can be confident that your counters will be safe for your family’s health.