Article published by : Marwick Bravo on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - Viewed 957 times


Category : Kitchen Improvements

Guide To Selecting Granite Worktops

There are several ways in which you can identify the best granite & quartz kitchen worktops for your home. It is very important that you are aware of the characteristics of granite as well as quartz so that you can select the best one from a large collection. First and foremost, when you visit the black granite worktops in yorkshire, you will have to check out complete slabs of granite. It is not recommended to make a worktable out of two or more pieces of granite slabs.

When you are observing the granite slabs, you may find some highline cracks that may be very superficial. If you find these cracks in the granite slabs, then you will have to immediately discard that granite slab. When there are large holes on the granite worktables, then the granite worktable is of very poor material. So, make sure that you don’t even look at such worktables. You can convey your knowledge of the material to the granite slab supplier. When you do so, the granite supplier will realize that he or she cannot take you for a ride.

During your inspection, you will have to check if the granite slab has the same level throughout the slab. If you have picked up a slab that has unchanged depth throughout the slab, then it means that you have selected the best piece. You will have to assess the depth of the granite slab every 8 to 12 inches. This will give you a fair idea about the consistency of the granite material. Even if you select a granite of low quality, you will surely not have to change it for several years.

If you give priority to lifestyle or style, then choosing a granite worktable is the most sensible option. Depending on the usage, you will have to select the material for the worktop. If you are going to use the worktop in the kitchen, then you will surely need a granite worktop. Granite worktops don’t stain a lot. And if they do, then the stains can be removed very easily. Granite worktops are heat resistant, which means that even if you keep a hot pan on the granite worktop, it will not get damaged. Keeping very hot materials for a long period of time can have some detrimental effect on the granite worktops.

Therefore it is always important to have some heat resistant material under the very hot utensils. Having large sized coasters at the granite worktops will be of great help when there is something hot that needs to be kept on the granite worktables. If you are looking for a material that will score 10 out of 10 on all key aspects of the worktops, then you are searching in vain. There are other materials that are used for kitchen worktops and they too have their pros and cons. You will have to compromise at some point so that you can take the right decision. With the aforementioned tips, you can surely select the best black granite kitchen tops for your wonderful home.

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