Why Granite Countertops Will Never Go Out of Style
Do you want a completely unique look in your kitchen? Granite countertops may be just the special touch you’re looking for. Granite is a beautiful and fashionable material that never goes out of style, and your granite countertops are guaranteed to be exclusive to your kitchen alone. If you’re thinking about kitchen remodeling, consider including granite countertops in your plan.
Why Choose Granite?
Granite has retained its popularity for several reasons, including its beauty, durability, and other unique factors:
• Granite’s color won’t fade over time, so it’ll have real lasting power and will increase the value of your home, even years after you have it installed.
• As long as you seal your granite properly, it won’t ever stain or discolor.
• It’s incredibly strong and resistant to damage. You can lay hot pots and pans right on top of granite and the heat won’t hurt it. You can also skip the cutting board and prepare your meals directly on your countertops. Your knives won’t leave a scratch.
• Granite is non-porous, meaning no dust, mold, germs, or bacteria can get trapped in it. You can keep granite clean just by wiping it down. Quick and easy!
• Your granite can’t be duplicated. That’s because granite is cut in such a way that no two slabs are identical. If you’re looking for a natural look to your countertops and get bored by the idea of regular old uniform colors, granite is just the material for you!
Granite is mostly low-maintenance, but be aware that is needs to be sealed properly to keep its color bright and keep stains away. Make sure your granite countertops are sealed properly when they’re installed, and reseal them every two years. If long-term maintenance doesn’t work for you, try gradual sealing instead. Some granite cleaning products have sealer mixed in, so you can keep your granite counters clean and protected without an extra step.
Granite is a stunning and classic choice for kitchen countertops, and it may be just the thing you need to make your kitchen remodeling project really stand out. If you’re ready to talk about how to rejuvenate your kitchen, give Cardigan Kitchens and Baths a call today. We’ll be happy to go over all your options and find the perfect style for any budget.