Tips to consider while choosing granite kitchen worktops
Choosing the right worktop for your kitchen should never be a rushed decision. It’s important to remember that a worktop can be a big investment that can also add value to your home. The worktop is usually the first thing your eye is drawn to when walking into a kitchen. It has the power to transform any kitchen.
Granite kitchen worktops have always been a favourite for any homeowner. Granite is a natural stone and is considered to be more beautiful than other worktop materials. Its marble effect gives a luxurious and classically beautiful appearance. It’s considered to be a durable stone since it is far less likely to scratch than other stones; it can be stain resistant if only sealed properly.
Here are a few tips to consider while choosing granite kitchen worktops:
A Granite worktop is by far the most low maintenance type of material. It is easy to clean, with just warm water, mild soap and a soft microfiber cloth. Avoid using high alkaline products for cleaning your granite worktops since it can damage the stone.
Granite worktops are remarkably tough since they are stain and scratch resistant and can be exposed to high heat without being damaged. Granite is only considered to be stain resistant if sealed properly. This will need to be repeated approximately every 10 years. Granite countertops can last 30+ years without having to be replaced unlike other worktop materials.
A kitchen worktop should be considered as an investment since it does increase the value of your home. Granite comes in a wide range of prices. A granite type that is more difficult to obtain well most likely have an increased price. But this shouldn't scare you, since you can find granite worktops for a cheaper cost. This is quite an important factor to have in mind when purchasing a granite worktop since price varies depending on the quality and quantity of the granite. Price may also vary depending on which supplier you choose. Verastone is one of the best quartz worktop suppliers. If premium, high-quality quartz worktops is what you are looking for, have no doubt that Verastone is the place to choose.
When designing your kitchen, the colours you choose will ultimately define the appearance and feel of the room. When choosing a kitchen worktop, it is best to go along with the colour scheme you've chosen and that will complement your kitchen. There's an amazing array of colours to choose from for granite worktops such as: Grey
You can choose from 3 finishes- honed, polished and leather.
• Honing gives less of a shine.
• Polished granite is less porous than other options. Have a look at our Slate Grey Collection here.
• Leather finish makes the worktop surface textured, exactly like leather.
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