Here are a few lesser-known benefits of using granite for your countertops.

One of the most popular countertop materials for both kitchens and bathrooms is granite, and that is for several reasons. The beauty and durability of granite is just the beginning of how much it has to offer. Here are a few lesser-known benefits of using granite for your countertops.

Timeless Beauty

It’s no surprise that granite is a popular choice because of its aesthetic beauty. The elegant, neutral look of granite can fit with any room design. Because of this, granite will always be a staple for home remodeling projects throughout the years. Although some design fads, like cork floors, have their pros and cons, you run the risk of it looking outdated in a few years. But granite countertops won’t need to be updated or replaced for the lifetime of your home.

Low Maintenance

Another great benefit of granite countertops is that they require very little maintenance to stay in top condition. If you have experienced counter materials like wooden butcher block that need to be conditioned every so often then you can appreciate how much a high-maintenance countertop can interrupt your life. But granite countertops are scratch-resistant and only require to be sealed to preserve their quality. 

Home Value

Because granite offers so many benefits, you can probably guess how it can boost your resale value. It’s beauty,  durability and low-maintenance qualities are attractive to potential home buyers. Furthermore, granite is not porous like some countertop materials, which means it won’t harbor moisture and bacteria. This makes granite the perfect livable material for kitchens and bathrooms. If you are looking for an easy way to upgrade your home and add value to any room, then granite countertops are the way to go.


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