One of the best reasons to buy granite countertops is that they can last for many years. Such a long-term investment requires careful selection of design. Here are a few tips to help ensure that the countertops you choose match and complement the décor of your home.
Take into account all of the existing features and details of your kitchen. One of the main qualities to notice is natural lighting, and how it may affect the color and texture of your countertops. If your kitchen has poor lighting, granite with specks of bright color may enhance the warmth of the room. Also consider prominent colors on your walls, decorative fixtures, appliances and flooring. When selecting your granite countertops, stick with your home’s general style to make sure you’re not creating too much of a contrast. [Read more…]