The Advantages Of Using Granite Countertops In Your Kitchen

Granite is a beautiful, extremely durable and cost effective choice for the countertops in your kitchen. Granite countertops in San Antonio start in the quarries of Europe, Africa, South America and other parts of the world endowed with natural stone. Granite is a natural material, as such no two pieces are the same, but you can expect any granite used in your home will add color and warmth. Granite is ideal for kitchens, it is extremely hard and as such is impervious to blistering, scratching and cracking under normal circumstances. About the only natural material that is harder than granite is diamond, the very material that is used to cut and polish granite.

The popularity of granite continues:

Over the last ten or fifteen years more and more homeowners are specifying granite countertops. As granite countertops in San Antonio are available in such a wide variety of colors, they are the favorite material of many interior designers.

Granite is tough, it can handle hot pans and when sealed is resistant to most liquids, including hot oil and grease. Granite suppliers can easily cut out an area for the fitting of a sink.

New home or old:

It doesn’t matter if you choose granite countertops for a new house that is under construction or a kitchen that is being remodeled. The addition of granite tops will add to the value of any home, it is one of those features most often looked for in homes that are on the market.

Although granite countertops in San Antonio are more expensive that other materials the investment will pay back in spades. People are willing to pay more for a home with granite countertops, far more than laminates or tile.

When planning your kitchen remodel remember that granite countertops will turn a good renovation into a great renovation as well as add value to your home.

If you are contemplating a kitchen renovation then you are well advised to install granite countertops in San Antonio. To discuss your renovation plans further you are invited to contact Shaw Company Remodeling.