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What Are The Benefits Of A Granite Countertop

benefits of granite countertops

Granite is a breathtaking addition to any kitchen. And since no two granite countertops can be the same, everyone is unique, adding a flair of interest to any kitchen!

But is a pretty, unique countertop worth the price install?

It certainly is! Granite is, in fact, MORE than just a pretty countertop. It offers a handful of great PRACTICAL benefits that more than justify the price! If you’re on the fence about granite countertops, just read on and decide whether these benefits of granite countertops are worth the expenditure:

They Are Sanitary

Granite can be coated with a sealant, making its surface resistant to bacteria. And if you spill anything on it, that mess can easily be wiped away. Granite thus proves to be about the safest countertop option, as it does not allow bacteria to develop deep down inside. Less bacteria, of course, equal less sickness, so granite can pay for itself in the quality of life you get to enjoy by avoid sickness that develops in your kitchen!

They Are Durable

Because of the special coating that granite countertops get, they are resistant to scratches. And since granite itself is so sturdy, it can withstand years of pots and pans and slips and bumps hitting into it. Thus, with granite, you can look forward to enjoying a beautiful, reliable countertop for many years to come. And with less damage, you’ll have to pay for fewer repairs, so granite continues to pay for itself through the years!

They Add Value To Your Home

And speaking of money: Granite countertops are expensive to install, yes. But because of their expense, beauty, and longevity, granite countertops can increase the value of your home! And that value won’t depreciate, so you can count on granite countertops to continue adding to the value of your home the longer you have them. Indeed, they could someday even be worth MORE than you paid for them, so in that way, they can pay for themselves over time!

The Bottom Line

Granite is a beautiful, sturdy, and valuable addition to any kitchen. While the initial expense might be somewhat costly, the benefits that granite provides over the years more than make up for it. If you think that granite could be right for you, just call the remodeling experts at Contour Renovation, and we’ll have your new granite countertops installed quickly and thoroughly!

If you have questions or are looking for granite countertops, then please call (847) 414-0052 or complete our online request form.