Granite’s beauty and durability make it one of the top design options for kitchens and bathrooms. Homeowners choose it again and again when designing or remodeling their homes. Here are four reasons you may want to choose granite countertops.

1. Easy Maintenance

When granite is formed, its crystals interlock and create an extremely durable structure. Granite counters should be properly sealed by your installation professional to keep out stains and bacteria. Cleaning up is easy: just use soap and water or a cleaner designed for granite counters.

2. Increased Home Value

Granite countertops may increase your home’s market value, sometimes as much as 100 percent of the project’s price. In addition, if a potential buyer is trying to decide between your home with granite counters and another without, the granite may give your home a distinct advantage.

3. Variety of Options

Granite comes in a variety of shades and textures, so you can mix and match to any style. The different types of crystals, such as quartz, mica and feldspar, blend together in numerous ways. No two quartz countertops will look exactly the same.

4. Cost Effectiveness

Granite countertops last longer than those made of other materials. No replacing or refinishing is needed. In addition, some of the unique varieties of granite may be a less expensive alternative to other materials such as marble.

Call Counter Fitters, LLC to schedule an appointment with an installation professional to discuss how granite countertops may transform your home.