Choosing Granite Countertops

Kitchen Sink with Granite

In our previous blog post we discussed how to effectively style kitchen worktops. This looked at how different colours and materials can completely change the look and feel of your room.

Focusing again on styling within the kitchen, we’re looking more specifically at granite countertops and why they can be updated and decorated to make your kitchen look amazing.

Granite is a popular choice by homeowners, especially when it comes to choosing a material for kitchen worktops. It’s stunning, durable and timeless; providing endless possibilities for those wanting to update their decor.

So why should you choose granite over any other material?

Endless Design Options

We mentioned earlier that granite is a material that offers you endless possibilities when it comes to improving your decor. This is especially true when it comes to choosing it for your kitchen worktops. With granite, you have lots of different options when choosing which colour you would prefer. With thousands of variations, you’ll have no trouble finding a colour to fit in with your kitchen design. The most common colours are definitely black, white, beige and grey.

Colourful granite, such as red, can be used to accent a specific area of your kitchen. Granite with solid colours and patterns are perfect for making small kitchens appear bigger.

Functional kitchen in new flat

Long Term Investment

By choosing granite worktops, you’re choosing a long term investment. They often last twice as long as other worktop materials, so you don’t have to worry about having them replaced any time in the near future. They are also extremely easy to care for; requiring no specialist cleaning. In fact, all they require is water and mild soap!

Using granite in your home has also been linked to increasing the value of a property. Not only do they make your home look more attractive; it also looks a lot more valuable too.


Granite worktops are definitely considered as being elegant and stylish. This is because of the way that it is made; every slab of granite is unique and different to another. It offers a timeless appearance that will absolutely last for decades to come. Each slab offers its own special charm that just can’t be matched by any other material.

It’s also a material that will never go out of style. Its been around for hundreds of years and will continue to stick around. Its beauty and durability continues to make it the number one material for homeowners all over the world.

Kitchen worktop sample swatches


To help you decide whether granite is the right material for you, it’s definitely worth talking to a professional. They will give you all the advice that you need.

So if you’re looking for a kitchen worktop that is reliable, attractive and affordable, please don’t hesitate to contact us today for more information. With over 30 years of experience, we know exactly what your kitchen needs to be transformed into something beautiful.

For more information, please give us a call on 01704 228 574 and we will be more than happy to help you out.

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