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Different Finishes for Granite Countertops

Granite countertops can be finished differently. You can choose to have them polished, honed or flamed. Each of the methods add a different character and unique texture to the appearance of the stone. Let us explore the finishes to help you make an informed choice.

Polished Granite Countertops
Polished granite countertops are the most popular and are particularly a good choice for the kitchen and bathroom. This is because they look more elegant and distinct. They are also quite easy to maintain compared to the other finished.

Honed Granite Countertops
Honed countertops are growing in popularity. They are less shiny compared to polished countertops, but the less shimmery and shiny look gives your home a more contemporary look while still maintaining the elegance of granite. The only disadvantage of this finish is that it tends to show stains easier. As long as you maintain it and ensure that you don’t leave them dirty, they should last long and remain attractive.

Flamed Granite Countertops
The flamed finish for granite countertops is created by exposing the granite to extreme heat and then immediately cooling it at a very low temperature. As a result of this; the stone will melt and crystals will be shattered. That’s what gives the surface that rich, textured surface.

We manufacture granite and marble and have extensive experience in fabricating material to suit our clients’ needs. We also manufacture fireplaces, bathroom countertops and other products. Contact us today to start the process of having your own kitchen countertops designed.