Why Consider Granite Countertops in Plymouth, MN?

by | Jan 20, 2014 | Home Improvement

Granite is one of the most popular materials for countertops, because of its durability and attractive look. One of the benefits of installing granite countertops in Plymouth, MN is the variety of colors to choose from. There are a few factors to consider when choosing your granite countertops from Granite Unlimited Inc., including your budget and color. When choosing the granite for your granite countertops in Plymouth, MN, it is important to consider the type of granite you want to use. Granite stones are available in different types, each of which effects the price of the stone. The uniqueness and the natural design of the granite are what effect the variations in price. When choosing the color of granite for your countertops, consider selecting a color that blends well with the design of your kitchen, but also a color that can be easily Incorporated into a different design, should you decide later on to change the theme or colors of your kitchen.

It is important to have your granite countertops installed by a contractor who is experienced in installing granite. Always carefully inspect the stone before it is installed to make sure there are no cracks or stains. it is important to use the appropriate equipment to cut granite, so unless you have experience working with hard stone, it is best to have a professional do the installation. Once the granite countertops have been installed, the contractor will need to seal the stone to help maintain the appearance of the stone.

It is highly recommended that when cleaning the granite countertops that you only use safe, non-harsh, non-chemical cleaners to help preserve the beauty of the stone. Wipe off crumbs and wipe counters with a clean, soft and damp cloth daily to prevent buildup of grease and oils. Always use a soft barrier between the countertop and a hot pan. If you continue to use the appropriate cleaning method that has been recommended by the contractor and/or the manufacturer and remember to seal and polish the granite countertops about every three years, the granite will last for years and maintain the same look as the day it was installed.


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