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Advantages of Granite for Modern Home Renovations

Kitchen WorktopThe new spirit in interior design spreads all around the home, to include not only beloved areas for renovations such as the living room and the bedroom, but also the kitchen. Kitchens are spaces where a lot of time is spent by all family members, so innovations in interior design such as granite worktops are more than welcome – it lends not only appeal but comfort and convenience with its characteristics which conform to the needs of modern home environments. Home innovations and renovations are related to the choice of durable materials which are also easy to install, and granite for granite worktops is an example of such modern staple when home renovations are considered.

The benefits of modern granite worktops also include the facility of installation over existing counters. Granite can be used for backsplashes to form a modern, sparkling, and easily cleaned backdrop. In general, granite is increasingly preferred for installation in modern kitchen, as there is no need for messy demolition before the new surfaces and worktops are installed. Of course, that also saves time, which is often a crucial consideration.

To install granite worktops in the best manner, first of all the needed measurements are made and templates are created, and then the new worktops are handcrafted to ensure the exact fitting. After the new worktops are ready, they are bonded over the existing kitchen worktops and they are soon ready to use and enjoy.

Having in mind that kitchens are the rooms where it is crucial to have access to utensils and food supplies to prepare family meals, the benefit of promptly installing new kitchen worktops  made of granite, with backsplashes of the same material complementing the new kitchen outlook is indubitable. Typically, the transformation comprising the outfitting of a kitchen of standard size with new granite worktops and backsplashes takes a day or two. That is not a large period and does not inconvenience families who have chosen to renovate their kitchens in modern style.

Now housewives have the opportunities to select among the world’s finest and differently coloured granite, to see how the concepts of their newly designed kitchen are created in a matter of one or two days, and afterwards they can delight in lightweight but strong and durable surface of their new granite worktops and backsplashes.

Naturally, the beauty and durability that granite features can extend to other rooms, with bathrooms and fireplaces, as well as bar tops, especially favoured by the sleek and sophisticated charm that granite exudes. The gorgeous look that granite lends to such rooms and spaces is now a favourite choice with millions of families worldwide. The benefits of granite as a material for home renovations include not only durability and scratch resistance, but also its non porous nature which makes it especially stain resistant. With the bundle of advantages that granite offers for granite worktops and other fixtures in the modern home, it provides virtually maintenance free surfaces – an added benefit which can help people to economise.

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Making your home into a pleasant, practical space that you love to use can be a big project. As a premier granite supplier in the south-east, Surrey Marble and Granite had a hand in home renovation projects of all sizes, from sprucing up a kitchen with new countertops to completely gutting a house and starting from scratch. We’ve learned a few tricks along the way, and we’re happy to share our expertise with our customers.

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Looking for a granite worktop, but not found the right one? Consider widening your search to include quartz. A tough natural material, quartz worktops come in a wider range of colours, textures and styles than granite, so you may find exactly what you’re looking for!

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