Worktops are the most rigorously used part of the kitchen. From ages worktops are being used as an integral part of the kitchen. Now the image and concept of the worktops have changed a lot. Once, it was used as just a platform to accomplish cooking related work, but now these have become a source of enhancing the beauty of any ordinary kitchen. Worktop, also known as countertops are either attached to the walls of the kitchen or are placed in the middle of the kitchen. Such platforms simplify kitchen work to the far extent and hence maintaining them becomes very essential. Often it remains neglected due to its excessive maintenance demand.
Maintaining them becomes more essential when it is visible from living room. Also, homeowners have to take care of the appearance of the countertop while installing new one of remodelling. As a countertop granites are very famous among the home owners. There are many reasons for their popularity:
Durable:Granite quartz or granite worktops are very strong and hence are long lasting. Due to their dense structure these are capable to bear heavy weight. So, you don't need to fear while putting any weighty object on granite surface.
Impervious to heat: Countertops bear lot of heat while cooking. Granites are basically competent to bear heat at any level. Its hierarchical nature of resisting heat keeps off any damage occurred due to heat.
Variance in colour: The presence of variety in colour makes them a suitable material to match with any type of tile installed on the wall. One type of pattern is never repeated. This is due to the fact, that these are natural materials formed under earth pressure and required temperature. They acquire their appearance from the element they are formed and the process they pass through to turn into an attractive stone.
Cost effective: Granite worktops are also affordable compared to marble which is preferred for their long lasting service and atheistic appeal. With this countertop you get both longevity and beauty at reasonable price.
Granite worktops are not only just a practical aspect of a kitchen but also a means to boost up the appearance of kitchen. Modern houses are designed in a way that the kitchen is attached to living room and clearly visible from there. Even if it is not visible beautifying the appearance becomes a need of the time. So, do not achieve only a viable worktop but also an exquisite worktop with granite.
Raqib Ahmad has volunteered his services for many organisations with his creative expressions in the interior design field, he has also written various articles on different types of tiles and its best suitable uses. This article is about Granite worktops.