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The Charm Of Granite Kitchen Countertops

Author: Mac Parker
by Mac Parker
Posted: Jul 08, 2014

Granite kitchen countertops add the much needed charm to kitchens and make them look beautiful. They are the best choice for a kitchen. The countertop needs to be hard, long lasting and durable because a kitchen is the busiest place in the house and work is constantly going on in here. Granite countertops are the solution to the problem!

People often go for the wrong option since they do not know how to buy granite slabs. They go for tiles or other materials instead. These may look good initially but would provide no benefit for the future. You have to keep in mind a lot of things while buying granite. The thickness, quality and the structure of the slab, the exact color you want the edges and finish that you would prefer etc.

Some tips while choosing granite


When you go the market, take some time to go to numerable shops and ask for samples of granite. Take the brochure they provide and if possible, ask them to send you pictures of the finished products. This way you will know what is being offered in the market and you will have a number of choices to look at. You would want the best piece of granite at the lowest possible price.


Choose the right color. As you are buying granite for kitchen countertops, you have to keep in mind the color scheme. The kitchen must be painted in a certain shade, there must be other furniture and utensils in the kitchen, make sure they are perfectly going with the color of granite you are choosing. Also be aware that since granite is a natural stone, its color might slightly vary from that of the picture. Granite is as smooth as marbles. They have got the same touch and feeling, but since granite is a natural stone, it may have some imperfections. You might find a hairline crack or slight stubble. Choose the dealer who promises you to provide a slab free from these. Ask them to come over to your house to take the exact measurements so that you can explain them what you need in details.

Granite countertops kitchen are the ones that are so very popular in kitchen since a long time back. Granite is also used in bathrooms. Both kitchen and bath countertops when made with granite will leave you stress free and at ease.

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