The natural beauty of granite kitchen or bathroom countertops affects your kitchen and the value of your entire home. Granite is one of the hardest materials on earth and is able to withstand heavy use, making it a natural choice for your kitchen or bathroom countertop. Unique and beautiful, Granite features a very durable surface that comes in numerous colors, textures and patterns and can turn even the simplest kitchen or bathroom remodels into something special. Polished granite will give it smooth, reflective appearance while honed granite creates more of a matte appearance.
Pros: Heat, Scratch & Stain resistance, large color selection
Cons: expensive, visible seams, can chip at edges and corners, does require sealing or maintenance