Granite is one of the most popular high end materials for bathroom countertops. It has many strengths to recommend it and many advantages compared to other materials. Strength and durability are big advantages of granite, it is the 2nd most hard natural material, diamond is the only material harder than it. It is difficult to chip, scratch and crack and is heat resistant. After it has been installed, it will not need replacing and will probably last as long as the house stands! Another advantage of granite is that it needs low, if any maintenance, it is usually sealed to protect it from harsh chemicals before it is installed. After it is installed it doesn’t need coating or sealing, it literally just needs a regular clean with soap and water. Finally, it is a great long-term investment. Having granite installed adds value to your house, it also helps sell your house.
Some homeowners buy granite worktops, not because of all the important properties it has, but because it looks so good! Granite gives a beautiful aesthetic, each slab has its own unique patterns and there are 20 different colors that can be chosen from and matched to complement your bathroom.