Waterproof, stain-resistant and extremely durable, granite worktops provide the perfect finish for almost all kitchen styles.
Available in a wide variety of colours and finishes (including high gloss and matte), granite worktops and tiles have long been popular in both kitchen and bathroom designs. Whether you’re trying to create a traditional, contemporary, minimal or modern atmosphere granite countertops are a stylish and practical choice. Contact us to find out more.
WHAT IS IT?
Granite is a naturally occurring igneous rock composed mainly of quartz, mica and feldspar. The way in which these three minerals combine during the formation of the rock determines the unique colour, pattern and texture of the granite.
Mined throughout the world, granite worktops consist of sheets of polished stone that are joined together to form the countertop. A hole will typically be cut into the granite slab to fit a sink – which can be either under-mounted or inset.
COLOURS AND FINISHES
Granite can be split into two types: veined and pebbled. Veined granite worktops are generally considered to give a design more ‘movement’, with streaks of colour running through the stone; whereas pebbled or mottled granite countertops give a calming, tranquil feel.
As they are made from a natural material, no two granite worktops will ever be the same. A huge variety of colours are available, from pinks and blues to reds, greys and blacks, including: