Granite kitchen countertops have captured a huge portion of the market due to its elegance, functionality, and how it adds value to your home. In contrast to quartz, this one is naturally made and the mineral designs in its slabs are perfect for kitchen remodeling.
Most clients love its classic and mesmerizing feature which gives a standout for any kitchen. To further understand the benefits and setbacks of this countertop, below are its pros and cons.
The natural design of this mineral elevates the aesthetics and beauty of any kitchen countertop. The natural mineral lines of the slab look intricate and classic.
This mineral has considerable strength and durability because it came from igneous rocks. It also has enough heat resistance so no worries when placing hot pans on top of it. However, enough care still must be given when handling this material.
In terms of cleaning and maintenance, you will have zero to less of it because this mineral has lesser pores and higher scratch resistance.
This mineral also has its innate sanitary or antibacterial function. This is highly attributed to the small pores of this mineral.
This mineral increases the overall economic value of your home when used in kitchen remodeling. Approximately, it adds around 80 to 100 percent economic value to your home.
Considering it is naturally sourced out, the variety of its design, texture, and color is limited or lower compared to quartz countertops. Approximately, there are twenty design variations of this mineral.
This countertop needs a once a year sealant maintenance to keep its good sanitary function. Likewise, in cleaning its surface, you must not use any abrasive cleaner that will remove the sealant film of the countertop.