Choosing kitchen countertops can be difficult. Kitchens are the hub of activity in the home, and the kitchen countertops are the room’s main focus, so when selecting them for your kitchen, you should consider your lifestyle and how you want your dream kitchen to look. As much as you may want to choose kitchen countertops solely on their appearance, there is more to it than that.
Natural stones have long been the material of choice for kitchen countertops. Given that granite is one of the strongest natural stones, we advise using it for countertops that will be used for a lot.
Granite is formed by magma cooling, making it extremely durable. It is resistant to heat and will not melt when heated to 300°. Although granite is resistant to chemicals, the sealing agent may not be. As a result, you should avoid using highly acidic cleaning products.
Aside from their durability and ease of maintenance, granite slabs have a number of advantages that you should be aware of before designing your kitchen with them. Although there are numerous advantages to using granite slabs, for your convenience, we have compiled a list of the top three:
Durability and low maintenance: As previously stated, granite is a long-lasting and low-maintenance material that allows you to use the surface for longer periods while spending less time cleaning it. It is resistant to heat, scratches, and stains. Because of this, granite slabs are a long-lasting material.
Aesthetic: In addition to its strength, granite has a distinct natural beauty that gives your kitchen a sophisticated appearance. Granite has a variety of distinctive patterns and veins that add to the beauty of the environment in which it is used.
Resale value: Granite slabs increase the resale value of a home due to their distinct aesthetics, toughness, and longevity.
Quartz and feldspar are minerals found in granite. These minerals are responsible for the distinct color and pattern of each slab. Each granite slab is unique, as are all natural stones.
Granite is available in various colors, including white, gray, pink, red, green, blue, and black. The rock’s mineral composition, the rate at which the magma cools and solidifies, and the presence of other minerals or impurities all influence the color variations of granite. Among these minerals, feldspar predominates, with quartz accounting for more than 10% of the total.
Gray countertops for your kitchen may be the perfect addition if the color complements your color scheme.
Sea Wave Granite is a popular gray granite color. Sea Wave is a lovely stone with repeating patterns and flowing movement. It is ideal for stunning indoor and outdoor kitchen countertops, bathroom vanity tops, backsplashes, fireplace surrounds, and other applications.
If you are looking for a stunning natural stone to finish your kitchen project, Sea Wave granite is one of the best options available.
Gray kitchen design has become popular in recent years. The color is associated with tranquillity and appears classy and luxurious. It is a sophisticated and elegant neutral color that can be used in any kitchen design. It goes well with white, brown, and black and contrasts well with soothing blue and subtle green accents, giving the kitchen a relaxed feel.
Gray has long been a go-to color for architects, interior designers, and fashion designers because it instantly adds style and timeless elegance to designs. It comes in various shades, including dove gray, charcoal gray, ash gray, silver gray, slate gray, fog gray, and graphite gray.
These colors go well with bright pink, cheerful yellows, earthy browns, and turquoise. While steely gray, charcoal gray, and graphite gray emphasize the kitchen, lighter shades of gray are more elegant. Any kitchen design can appear larger and brighter by using gray.
As Paragon Exotic Stones, we provide a wide range of granite slabs for your design project, from lighter colors like Snowfall Granite to darker shades like Titanium Gold Granite. Additional color options for our granite slabs are available on our website.
Please read the Q&A section at the bottom of this page or contact us if you have any questions about granite slabs’ applications, durability, or cost. Our team is always available to assist you with your design projects.
Granite that contains feldspar and quartz predominately is typically white or gray. Small amounts of additional minerals can cause the rock to appear speckled, with darker or lighter spots. So, gray granites are available in various shades with appealing design patterns.
Gray granite is an excellent choice for countertops, stairs, and external cladding, among other applications, due to its resistance and durability. This granite can also coat the outside of your bathtub or cover your home’s floor.