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Granite is one of the most popular kitchen countertop options due to its durability and beauty. As it combines longevity with timeless elegance, it has been a favorite of homeowners and interior decorators for decades. Visit our showroom in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to see our wide variety of high-quality options up-close.  

Incredible Durability

As granite is created in the crust of the earth under immense pressure and extreme heat, it is highly resistant to the amount of heat and pressure that can occur in a home setting. It has a Mohs Scale of 6 and is highly resistant to daily wear and tear. It is one of the best options for especially busy kitchens or other high-traffic areas such as bathrooms.

Similar to other natural stones, granite needs to be sealed as it has a porous surface. Having a porous surface makes the stone vulnerable to outside factors that can get into the pores and cause staining, bacteria, or even mold. To combat this, granite countertops need to be sealed before use. This sealant will cover the pores, thus disallowing dirt and food spills to seep into the stone. After a certain amount of use, the countertops need to be resealed, as the sealant will wear off with use.

If you are considering granite countertops for your Allentown home, you can be sure that you are choosing a material that will enhance both the aesthetics and practicality of your home.

Granite Colors and Versatility

Granite is most commonly available in its signature colors of beige, gray, and light brown tones. These neutral colors have the advantage of blending in with any interior decoration style and elevating all color combinations.

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Moreover, the natural and subdued tones will create a great canvas on which you can express your creativity and personality through brightly colored accessories and decorations. They will also pair perfectly with different tones of cabinetry and backsplashes.

If you are interested in colorful countertops, you can still opt for granite. Depending on where it is quarried and which minerals get mixed into it during its creation process, granite slabs with more vibrant colors are also available. Colors ranging from bright blue and red to glamorous gold can be found in different granite slabs.

Granite Countertops are Easy to Maintain

As granite is so durable and long-lasting, it is also fairly easy to clean and maintain. One of the biggest factors to remember is to always make sure your granite is properly sealed. Most professionals suggest that they should be resealed annually. However, if your kitchen is in constant use, or you notice that the countertops are starting to lose their shine, then you might need to reseal them before the year is over.

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For daily cleaning in your Allentown home, all you need are things you already have at home: mild dish soap and warm water. Make a mixture of warm water with some dish soap mixed into it and put it in a spray bottle. You can use a soft cloth or sponge to wipe the countertops after spraying them with the mixture. Make sure to never use abrasive ingredients or tools on your granite countertops.

Timeless Beauty

Granite has a wide variety of color options, among which you can pick the one that best suits your aesthetic and practical needs. Colorways such as light gray, white, cream, and beige are incredibly popular and suit many different decoration styles. Granite has a very dense texture that gives it a unique appearance. It has a substantial look that presents a luxurious aura. Moreover, its elegant veins will further implement that refined look while adding visual interest to the room in which it is installed.

To learn more about our amazing granite options, visit our Allentown showroom. You will be dazzled with our gorgeous and versatile granite options. Moreover, our expert team aims to provide the best customer service experience every time. They will not only answer any questions you might have about the renovation process but also help you make all of the design decisions.