Are you planning to get a new countertop but can’t decide because there are so many choices? With lots of material to choose from it can be difficult to decide which one to get, there’s a lot of selection for colors, designs, patterns and of course you also must consider quality.
Granite countertops are very classy and elegant, it gives you a timeless aura and with more than 20 shades to choose from, you’ll find the one that would best suit the look and feel of your kitchen or bathroom. Granite is a very hard substance so it is unlikely to scratch or chip but when it does, you won’t have to worry so much because it can be repaired. Granite is also heat resistant so hot pots and pans will not damage it, so no need to look where your hot pads are because you won’t need them as granite can take the heat without even getting a blister. Granite countertops can be very resistant to stains as well and won’t absorb water, wine or any form of liquid as long as it is properly sealed.
If you’re looking for a bit of a more modern look, quartz countertops may be the right choice for you! Even though it is a man-made product from natural materials, you can still get a realistic stone look. However, it being a man-made product also means that you can choose from a wider range of colors and styles than with other types of stone countertops. There are quartz countertops that come in modern greys, calming blues, and even intense reds.
Quartz is manufactured from natural stone; smaller stones are secured together with a resin. Similar to granite, quartz is heat, scratch, chemical, and stain resistant as long as it is properly sealed. If you’re concerned about the environment, quartz is a very eco-friendly option. It’s common that 90% of the stone materials within any given countertop are comprised of waste by-products from the stone mining process or even from other manufacturing processes.
Kitchen Countertops are key piece to your homes appearance. An upgrade to granite or quartz countertops can really change the look and feel of your kitchen. it is visually appealing which makes it the centerpiece of your room. But granite is not all about looks. If you especially love cooking then this is the best for you since granite countertops can handle food preparation well. One more thing, granite is extremely hard and durable which is a big plus.
Modernize your home with kitchen granite countertops or bathroom granite countertops! With an investment in this material, you could expect it to last for the next 30 years. Granite is very easy to maintain, you just have to take at least 10 minutes of your time to seal it once or twice a year. Contact California Renovations today and we’ll be glad to help!