granite countertops for your home, there are a few things you should know. Granite is a durable material that will add a touch of glamor and sophistication to your kitchen. This simple touch can completely change the appearance of your space and make your kitchen appear far more modern. We can help you select the right type of granite countertops for your home. In the meantime, here are a few basic facts you should know.
comes in a variety of colors. You are not limited to certain hues or
patterns when working with granite. This makes it possible to find
something that will enhance the design you have selected. While some of
the more standard colors include white, black, or brown with other
shades mixed in, you can also find granite that contains brilliant
blues, greens, and even purple. While a few of the more unique shades
cannot be purchased at your local home improvement store, we can help
you to acquire them after learning of your specific request.
counters will be unique. Since granite occurs naturally, no two pieces
look exactly the same. This means you will not run the risk of walking
to your neighbors and seeing an identical countertop. It also means
planning ahead is important. For example, if you remodel your kitchen
without an island and later decide to add one, there is no guarantee you
will be able to find a piece of granite that matches perfectly.
Instead, we recommend you complete the entire project at the same time.
can select the edge. When installing your granite countertops, we will
need to know what type of edge you want. One of the more popular edges
is the half bullnose because it is rounded at the top and flattens
toward the bottom. It is the best type of edge if you are worried about
small children and safety; it also does not stand out, so the focus
remains entirely on your countertops. On the other hand, a big angle can
stand out and become a statement in and of itself. The easiest way to
decide is to look at samples in person. We can show you several types of
edges so you can select the one you feel would best fit with your
Installation is done within a day. When it is
time to install your granite countertops, we can finish the process in
around four hours. If you have a large kitchen or are also installing
granite in a butler’s pantry, the process could take the whole day. Keep
in mind that granite is incredibly heavy. This makes it important to
clear a wide path and make sure everything is out of the way prior to
the crew getting to your house. We suggest putting all small appliances
away and any extra rugs or furniture until the installation is complete.
you are ready to transform your kitchen, this is an excellent way to do
so. To get started, call and schedule a consultation today.