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The Charm and Perks of Custom Granite Countertops

by Kevin Smith Author

One of the first questions asked when planning a kitchen or bathroom renovation is what sort of material will be used for the countertops. There are a lot of choices available, but If you want to fall in love with your home all over again, custom granite countertops in Alpharetta are an excellent option. Granite offers a lot of perks compared to other materials, and it leaves little room for complaints or disappointment.

Color and Character

Being a natural stone, no two slabs of granite are ever identical. Even when you look at slabs from the same quarry, you'll notice subtle and sometimes even dramatic differences in color, texture, or pattern. Small flecks or variations in mineral deposits can play with natural light, creating an entrancing almost magical quality to the material. If you want your kitchen or bathroom to deliver in terms of looks and visual aesthetic, granite will do the trick nicely.

There's a massive variety of colors. Granite can come in white, black, red, gray, brown, or tan. Depending on the specific type of granite that you choose, it may have very pronounced veins and patterns running through it, or they could be practically nonexistent. That gives you the option of having a secondary color that can be great fun to play with as a complementary accent for your bathroom or kitchen. There's practically no color scheme or design idea that can't be accommodated with granite.

Cut and Fit

Custom countertops are meant to be adaptable to your needs, and granite is no exception. With expert installation, your granite countertops are sure to be the right and cut for your needs, regardless of the specific angles or space that you have in mind. That's one of the main benefits of having professionals on site. Whatever adjustments need to be made should be tackled with little worry and minimal fuss. All you have to worry about is allowing the crew the time they need to make it happen.

Care and Durability

Most granite countertops do need to be sealed, but once they're properly sealed, they're incredibly resistant to spills and stains. Granite countertops are even easy to clean, simply needing soap and water with maybe a little bit of rubbing alcohol added. You shouldn't use vinegar, ammonia, or lemon-based cleaners.

Just like the Egyptian pyramids and ancient Greco-Roman architecture, your stone countertops could last practically forever, even longer than you and your home. For custom granite countertops in Alpharetta, the ease of care and incredible durability are definitely attractive qualities.


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