Even in the early 2000's granite was popular but because it was rare, having granite countertops at home was considered "status points". With the increasing import from countries such as Italy and Brazil and the advanced technology, granite has become more accesible to the public. These worked granites that are ready to be cut into gorgeous countertops are still loved by many people who want to build their dream house or renovate their existing kitchen.
So, what makes these countertops so popular throughout these years?
Granite countertops are simply beautiful. If you want impress your guests or just simply enjoy your time in the kitchen, with nearly endless choice of colors and textures, granite countertops are ideal for you. Granite is a naturally formed stone so the look of it can differ in a wide range of colors, textures and even veining. If you want the perfect product in your kitchen, picking up the slab personally instead of looking it up online might be the assuring way to be sure of what is delivered.
What makes granite countertops one of the best choices for the kitchens is its durability. With proper care, granite countertops will last decades. You don't have to worry about the hot pots and pans that you just took right out the oven either. They don't leave any marks on the granite. Granite countertops are also very reliable with knives since they have such a hard surface.
In order to maintain a non-porous surface, granite countertops do need to be sealed occasionally. Moisture and other unhealty bacteria that might cause odor or unsanitary conditions are prevented from penetrating the surface and seeping into the countertop. You can easily clean it with warm water and some soft detergent and with proper care, you can use it many long years.
If you have decided to renovate your kitchen but couldn't make up your mind for what style you should go for?
2018 calls for textured finishes. Honed and leather surfaces are the design movement of 2018 and can easily be applied to many different materials including granite. Countertops with character are becoming more and more popular as well. Countertops with sriking veins definitely fall into this category. It is safe to say that the 2018 will allow you to show off your creative style in the kitchen area. No matter what you need to do so, you can find the right product from our wide selection.