What to Consider When Buying Countertops

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At Rogan Granite, we understand that when you decide to remodel your kitchen, you do so with a considerable amount of thought behind each decision. Not only do we put the same amount of attentiveness to our work, but we also make it a priority to assist you in the decision making process.When you are thinking about installing new countertops below are a list of things to consider.

The size of the sample

Small samples make it difficult to accurately visualize what the material will look like in your home. Before purchasing material do extensive in person research on the product and also take home large sample. Even if you have to pay for the sample it will be worth it to avoid overpaying for an undesired product.

Consider mixing materials

Mixing materials can be a potential money saving opportunity. You can use more expensive materials such as marble or granite on more noticeable areas such as the island and bathroom counter and use remnants for the bigger areas.

Style

Marble is elegant and granite is durable which is why granite is often found in kitchens and marble in bathrooms.

Why Choose Granite for Your Countertops

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If you are in the process of a kitchen remodel than one of the decisions you are likely considering granite countertops. Countertops play a pivotal role in kitchen design in terms of color, light, and reflecting the homeowner’s personality. With all of this in mind, listed below are all the reasons you should choose granite countertops on your remodel.

Stain resistant

Granite is one of the least absorbent countertop options. For the most part any liquids that are spilled on granite can be wiped away in minutes without leaving a stain. The only exception are liquids that do not evaporate like oils. However even oil stains can be easily removed with the proper poultice or paste.

Adds value to a kitchen

Granite countertops add style to a kitchen and they are often high on a potential buyer’s priority list. Granite gives your kitchen a more modern and clean look, which is highly appealing to buyers. When it comes to kitchen upgrades countertops are often one of the large topics of discussion. Granite will not only enhance your living conditions, but also your future ventures.

Durability

Granite counter tops are literally rock solid, which means you are free to cook and entertain with virtually no risk for scratches, and chipping. Other countertops such as soapstone and eco tops are made with softer materials and are much more vulnerable than granite countertops. Granite is also heat resistant so you will not have to worry about unwanted burn marks.

Additionally Granite provides style and a natural look to kitchen countertops. The long term benefits make it more than worth the initial buying price. The experts at Rogan Granite can ensure quality treatment and attentiveness to all questions and kitchen needs.  Don’t miss the opportunity to enhance your living experience and the value of your home. Call today: 708-758-0050.