We recommend to visit every supply house in your area that sells the type of granite you want and try to negotiate a better price, noting that you can often save about 20 percent. The shine and substance of granite is incomparable. Even though the granite may only be in your kitchen, it gives the entire house a sleek feeling, according to the Green Garage Blog. It just plain looks great. And, although it has been in vogue for a number of years, it's not a really trendy surface that will go out of style. Granite is available in a large variety of colors with a large range of patterns and striations. The different mineral contents and source locations impart great variations in appearance. Stylish edges are an option with granite countertops, from simple bullnose or beveled edges to more creative Ogee or Waterfall versions. Granite is durable, but not unbreakable, and will definitely last for decades. Unless you bang very heavy objects on the countertop or treat it very roughly, it will likely last longer than you will. Under normal kitchen conditions, granite will not chip, dent or crack and will stand up to most knives and cooking tools, as well as all of your cooking projects. Totally Granite says you can cut, chop, slice, and dice on a granite countertop without a cutting board.
They are the perfect spot to store the herbs and items that can become lost or bruised in the bottom of produce bins. They can also be used to store the fruits and vegetables that family members should be choosing for healthier snacks. Color is still a trend in kitchens, and as we have already mentioned, SMEG is know for their retro-syle brightly colored refrigerators. This sunny yellow option is a good one as the color is trending. The rose gold trend is also hitting kitchen appliances like these stunning models from True. Long a fixture in the commercial kitchen market, True is increasing expanding to the residential market. Their customizable doors are available in various finishes, including glass doors and these matte black versions, that are a perfect and elegant match for the rose gold toned hardware. The interior of all True refrigerators are made of stainless steel for durability, ease of care and good sanitation. Just like stainless steel is the material of choice for commercial countertops for its imperviousness to bacteria, it’s the same with the interior of the refrigerator. Wine coolers are becoming a kitchen staple and are also becoming larger and more specialized. True’s 30-inch wine column has intuitive dual-zone refrigeration for whites and reds, as well as fully extending racks and LED lighting. Plus, there`s room for 150 of your favorite vintages.
Granite countertops have been at the height of popularity for years now and in great demand for a high-end look with relatively little maintenance. The are substantial, visually stunning and extremely long lasting. As with all other countertop materials, they are an investment and you`ll want to be sure granite is the right choice by doing your research and homework. Granite is a natural, igneous rock composed of quartz, feldspar, micas, and a mixture of additional trace minerals. Forbes explains they types and amounts of the different minerals are what give granite different colors, textures and patterns. It typically 10 to 50% quartz, which is semi-transparent white, and 65 to 90% feldspar, usually pinkish or white. Generally, natural stone like granite is desirable because it has more character than man-made countertop surfaces. Granite is sourced from around the world, including India, Brazil, Norway, Italy and China. The world`s largest deep-hole dimension granite quarry is near Barre, Vermont.
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