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Everything you need to know about granite

A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Perfect Granite Countertop for Your Kitchen Renovation

Why use granite for your kitchen counters

Granite is a natural stone that has been used for centuries for kitchen countertops. It is known for its durability, beauty, and timeless appeal. With so many options available, choosing the right material for your kitchen countertop can be hard. Granite offers many benefits that make it an ideal choice for any kitchen. This page will discuss why you should consider using granite stone countertops for your kitchen, bathrooms, and outdoor spaces; and the pros and cons of granite countertops.


What are the top benefits of granite countertops?

Granite counters are among the most popular materials used in kitchens and bathrooms. They offer a unique combination of beauty, durability, and affordability that is hard to find in other materials. The top benefits of granite countertops are their stylish appearance and low maintenance requirements. Plus, you can use granite for many different places, from kitchen islands to bathroom vanities. Continuing to learn how to maximize your granite countertop investment with proper care and maintenance.

Selecting the right granite countertop for your kitchen 

As we mentioned above, granite stones are a popular choice for kitchen design due to their durability and beauty, but with so many different options deciding which type of granite countertop is best suited for your kitchen design can be difficult. That's why here at AllStone, we're with you throughout the whole process -- from picking the perfect countertop material to the installation,  making sure you end up with the kitchen of your dreams.


Granite options include:

1. White Galaxy

2. Bianco Antico

3. Giallo Ornamental

4. Kashmir White

5. Baltic Brown

6. Uba Tuba

7. Absolute Black

8. Santa Cecilia Light

9. Blue Pearl

10. Giallo Veneziano

11. Fantash Brown

Granite countertop installation & maintenance tips to extend its lifespan
Granite countertops are an excellent way to add beauty and value to your home. However, installing and maintaining them to extend their lifespan properly is important; that’s why at AllStone, we have the most qualified contractors to ensure every installation is perfectly handled. With 20+ years working in this industry, we guarantee satisfaction with every project and offer a lifetime warranty on all our installs. In addition, it is recommended that you reseal your granite top every 12 to 18 months to keep it looking its best. By following these tips, you can ensure that your granite countertop is beautiful and durable for many years!


Below are some pros and cons of choosing granite countertops


1. Granite is a durable and hard stone, making it a great choice for kitchen countertops, flooring, and high-traffic areas.

2. Granite is heat resistant so that it won't be damaged by hot pots, pans, or other kitchen utensils.

3. Granite is also stain resistant, so it won't absorb liquids that may spill on it.

4. Granite is available in various colors and patterns, giving you plenty of options to match your home décor.

5. Granite is a popular option among homeowners, adding great value to your home.


1. Granite is a very hard material and can be difficult to work with during installation.

2. Granite requires periodic sealing to protect it from staining and damage.

3. Granite is prone to cracking if not properly supported or installed.

4. Granite can be expensive compared to other countertop materials.

5. Granite is heavy and can require additional structural support for installation.


4 ways to incorporate granite Into your kitchen design 

Granite is one of the most popular materials used in kitchen design and for good reason. It's durable, attractive, and comes in various colors and patterns. Incorporating granite into your kitchen design can add a classic look that will last for years to come. Here are four ways to incorporate granite into your kitchen design for maximum style and functionality.


1. Install granite countertops. Granite is the perfect material for countertops due to its toughness, resistance to scratches and heat, and range of colors.

2. Add a granite backsplash. A backsplash of granite tile or slabs can add a polished, elegant look to any kitchen.

3. Install a granite island. A big, bold granite island in the middle of your kitchen will provide plenty of workspace and storage.

4. Use granite as a flooring option. Granite flooring can be durable, low-maintenance, and beautiful at the same time.

AllStone offers a variety of countertop options that allow you to style your space exactly how you want it — from granite countertops to classic marble to quartz; we have something for everyone. With our wide range of materials, you can create a stunning look for your home or office. You can choose from a variety of colors, textures, and finishes that will make your countertop stand out. We also offer free same-day estimates throughout Central Florida and the Orlando area. Still not sure if granite countertops are the right material for you? Let AllStone help you create the perfect look for your home!


Get your free quote

Call us today and schedule your free same day estimate. Take advantage of our $1999 full granite countertop installation deal!

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