If you have decided to replace your countertops, you have probably determined that you have some decisions to make. One important decision will be what kind of countertops to install. There are so many options out there, and each will claim to be the best. It is a good idea to look at your choices, and learn a little bit about each one.
First, and probably very important, are countertops. You have probably seen other countertops in pictures or magazines that you like better than what you have now, which is why you are replacing them in the first place. So, the look of your new countertop will be very important.
Granite is undeniably one of the most beautiful countertop materials out there. You will be able to choose from a huge array of colors, shades, and textures. You will undoubtedly be able to find a granite that matches everything in your kitchen. In fact, if everything in your kitchen doesn’t work well together now, you may be able to find a granite that will tie it all together beautifully.
Another reason to choose granite for your countertops is the durability of the product. There is nearly nothing you can do to damage a granite countertop. Unlike butcher block or Formica, a granite countertop will not burn or scorch if you place a hot pan on it. Granite will not stain as long as it is sealed properly when needed. Because granite is a natural stone, it is nearly impossible to break or crack. Granite does not require expensive cleaners to maintain, and can be treated by anyone quite easily. With proper treatment, granite will maintain it’s shine and beauty forever.
Finally, if home value is important to you, granite is the way to go. Granite countertops are considered an upgrade in any home. They will increase the value of your home in a large way. When considering the cost of upgrading to granite countertops, be sure to consider the value it will put back in your home. There are few home investments that pay back so surely and easily.
Here at A1 we carry a unique selection of granite that is keep inventoried in our warehouse. If you do not find what you are looking for, you can check our distributor’s warehouse. Granite is a favorite among consumers and home buyers for the reasons listed above. When choosing your new countertop material, be sure to consider granite as a top option, and you will be happy with your new look.