Reasons to Have a Natural Stone Worktop

Choosing a new material for your kitchen counter can be a difficult choice. It is important to consider that it is suitable to your needs and can stand up the demands of a kitchen. Natural stone worktops are becoming increasingly popular and for good reason. Stone worktops are perfect in many ways for use in the kitchen. If you are thinking of installing a new worktop in your kitchen, here are some very good reasons why to choose stone…

Beauty

Natural stone worktops have a definite air of beauty about them that is hard to achieve with man-made materials. There are different natural materials that you can choose to suit your individual style and taste, such as granite, marble and limestone. Aesthetically there is also a wide range variety, from plain, fine grain surfaces to stunning veining, the fascinating patterns of granite and delightful river-like seems found in the Sensa Granite Orinoco. Having a natural stone worktop is definitely a talking factor within your home, and it really will add beauty and elegance to any home.

Timeless & Unique

Kitchen worktops that are made from natural stone do not age. They are completely timeless, meaning that your design will last for years.  Every piece of stone is unique, so you can be assured that your kitchen counter is, in many ways, your own. Visually stunning effects can be created in the kitchen by the use of this remarkable material with our skilled mason’s hand crafting each worktop to the highest quality.

 

Durability

The majority of natural stone is well known for its durability and strength. These are qualities that are incredibly beneficial to have in a worktop, as it needs to completely withstand the demands of a kitchen, where heavy and hot objects may come into contact with it on a regular basis. A natural stone worktop will last for many years and will not require replacing like other surface materials.

Add Value to Your Property

Luxury stones, such as marble and granite, add a certain level of prestige and class to a property because of their widely acknowledged qualities. This may contribute to an improvement in your homes property value.

Natural Colours

The colours of natural stone are one of its major appealing factors. Formed over millions of years, under immense geological pressure, fascinating patterns and shapes have been created. Natural stones’ characteristic strength means that it is resistant to fading and maintains its colours and form unlike man-made alternatives.

Affordable

Natural stone is often viewed as a cost-effective, long-term investment. Initial costs often exceed alternative materials. However, factoring in that natural stone will stand the test of time and last for many generations, whereas its rivals may last a considerable amount of time yet still require replacing eventually. Add to this the reality that natural stone worktops can improve the value of your property and it may result in natural stone not being as expensive as one first thought.

Water Resistance

If you are thinking of changing your kitchen worktop, it is important that you get one that is suitable for the job. Although a lot of natural stone does require annual sealing, this will make it completely waterproof, which makes it completely suitable for kitchen use.

Relatively Low Maintenance

Whilst some surface materials require more maintenance than others, natural stone on the whole is relatively low maintenance and may suit households that have a busy lifestyle. Marble requires a little more specialist care and many cleaners cannot be used on this precious stone; however, as long stains are cleaned up immediately, most natural stone will only require daily cleaning of wiping with a damp sponge.

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