If you are ready to make a change to the look of your kitchen, you may be considering changing out the countertops. Replacing your kitchen countertops is one of the quickest ways to change the overall appearance of your kitchen, as the color and design of your countertops are what bring all eyes into this space.
When considering the material to use for your countertops, granite should be considered a top choice. Here are three reasons why:
If you have ever looked at real granite countertops, you can't question the beauty of these naturally made pieces. While you may initially think that stone is not very attractive, in this case you're wrong. All of the detail that Mother Nature has created in these pieces combined with the skill of a granite stonemason to cut that stone, exposing beautiful grains, creates nothing short of a masterpiece that can be displayed in your kitchen for decades to come.
The next benefit of choosing granite countertops for your home is that granite counter tops are unique. Since they are natural stone countertops, they are not a part of any sort of repeating pattern. The formation of the granite that will go into your countertops is different in every piece. There are a number of granite colors and grains to choose from.
If you want something extra special, you can choose granite tiles from other regions, as stone forms differently in every location. From Indian stone to Italian stone and Brazilian stone, there are plenty of different looks that can come from the same stone. If you prefer something closer to home, you can even find Michigan granite offerings so you have a touch of home in your kitchen.
The final benefit of granite that you will appreciate is its durability. As you may guess, granite tile is stone. Therefore, it is literally has hard as rock. This doesn't mean you can be intentionally abusive, but these rock tops will take a lot of use and wear and still come out shining like new.
When it comes down to it, you get what you pay for; choosing granite countertops is the best choice for beautiful, unique and long lasting kitchen of your dreams.
This article was written by Charlie Thiede, owner of Rock Tops Granite, specializing in creating and installing custom granite and marble countertops. This article was written by Charlie Thiede, owner of Rock Tops Granite, specializing in creating and installing custom granite and marble countertops. Rock Tops Granite recently celebrated the grand opening of a new store in Maryland Heights, Missouri, in St. Louis County. They service Ferguson, Overland, Ballwin and neighboring cities and communities. Visit http://www.rocktopsgranite.com to locate a showroom and learn more about granite kitchen countertops