P. 1
Major Considerations While Purchasing Granite Counter Top

Major Considerations While Purchasing Granite Counter Top

Views: 8|Likes:
Published by muthuworld

More info:

Published by: muthuworld on Jul 18, 2011
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as DOCX, PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

05/12/2014

pdf

text

original

Major considerations while purchasing granite countertop

At present, granite countertop is not only the favorite choice of Americans but also loved by most of the homeowners from different countries. They are often displayed like the best preference of many house designers in today¶s market. Granite countertop is deeply improves the home's value. They have eye-catching beauty on their surface and in addition to this attractive appeal; they offer long-term durability as well. Granite countertops are being used in various places and mostly in the kitchen as well as the lavatory areas. Robust Generally, genuine granite is most preferred material for countertop because it is nonporous and don¶t chip easily. It is water and chemical resistant, doesn¶t have a tendency to soak up stains and humidity than compare to other normal stones. Based on the expert views, the mineral elements of sandstone countertops make them very resistant to both hot as well as cold temperatures. Attractive in Color There are almost countless colors of granite available and each of them is distinctive because of modified, splatters, and blemishes of supporting shades and patterns. The good thing about them is that even a single sandstone and granite tiles may have disparity from

one end to the other.

Superior materials Polished sandstone has a shine and attractiveness that foe a number of more exclusive types of granite tiles. Most often, polished marble finds much soft than sandstone. However, they also can be broken by acid substance like citrus drinks, vinegar and food condiment such as catch-up, oil etc. Moreover, these acids can make the polished surface more dull or scratch a smooth finish if not promptly mopped away. At the time when the modish stainless steel countertop is sleet in lots of professional kitchen, it can simply be scratched and broken. Furthermore, though they are good in appearance but very expensive to wader and show scratches easily. Granite countertops are actually prepared out of limestone or sedimentary rocks which are consist of calcium and magnesium carbonate. They are durable and hard to break off easily. Granite countertops are resisted to high heat and long lasting. If you will maintain them properly and keep clean all the time then you can find the same beauty and shiny surface even after many years. Hence, when it comes to resistance from bacteria, high temperature, stains, scratches and overall performance, sandstone remain on top. Based on the experts¶ opinions, it is said that a granite countertop has high-density, almost dense stone that makes it a great material to be used in kitchen. Granite countertops need to be wiped each and every time once you have finished your work. In order to clean them, you should use a gentle cleanser or a liquid dish-soap. After applying gentle detergent, you have to rinse it with Luke warm water and then dry with cotton cloth. Visit: http://www.clearlakekitchens.com/

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->