Anatomy of a Countertop

A granite countertop not only provides a touch of elegence to any home but also adds great functionality to every kitchen.

Before you decide on a design, it is best to know a few useful information that will help you choose which specifications to apply on your countertop. Moreover, should you intend to ask us for a quotation for your requirements, we will, most likely, ask you certain questions to clarify some details. Referring to this article should help you greatly.

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The Frontage, the main part of a countertop, is where kitchen preparations are made. It can either be a continuous space or two or more slabs joined together in angled corners. Continue reading

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Edge Profile

Edges can be custom-built to fit into any architectural design. Be it a vintage or a modern kitchen, your countertop, combined with the right edge profile, will complement well with your preferred style.

Countertop Edge Profiles

Stone Surface Finishing

Surface finishing brings out unique aesthetic features of stone materials. The ornamental function and other technical characteristics, like slipperiness and resistance to wear and weather conditions, are strongly influenced by which type is applied to the product. The following are the most common finishes for stone:

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Polished

Undoubtedly the most widely used finish for granites and marbles. Polishing uses high-grade machines and polishing abrasives to produce highly reflective brilliance on stone surfaces. It highlights the stone’s full color and crystal structure.

Moreover, it is the least porous of all the finishes available. This does not mean, however, that it won’t be required sealer application. Some stones are porous and will need to be sealed regardless of their surface finish. Continue reading