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How Granite Countertops Can Add Style To Your Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s not only the place where the food is, but also a place where the family gathers and entertaining friends and family happens. The kitchen plays a large role in your home, so why not design it to your liking?

Granite countertops offer a smooth, clean, and classic look to your kitchen. With a variety of stone colors to choose from, you’ll be sure to find a color of granite to match your kitchen perfectly. When choosing a granite countertop, consider the edges. Pencil edges are common in kitchens but if you have small children or a small kitchen, opt for rounded edges instead.

When sealed properly, granite is resistant to staining. However, you will need to clean the spills up rather quickly just in case. The easy cleanup is what makes granite a popular choice for kitchens; the smooth surface makes it easy to wipe away crumbs and debris. Granite is also quite strong and chip resistant. Have a hot pan and forgot to bring out a cloth? Setting it on the granite countertop is fine! Although a heat resistant trivet is recommended, sometimes we need to get those hot pans off the stove ASAP and have nowhere to put them. The durability of granite makes a perfect choice for everyone. From the everyday cook to the busy family household–granite is the best choice. 

If you’re thinking of adding granite countertops to your kitchen, contact the expert team at Balbes Custom Building today. We can help choose the best granite for your kitchen!