Why Granite And Quartz Make The Best Kitchen Worktops

When you’re attempting to create a new look for your kitchen, finding the perfect worktop is key. Having such a lot weighing on just one element however, can make finding the right one difficult and time-consuming. There are so many different worktop materials to choose from which makes choosing the right one even more of a challenge, especially when you need to take into consideration your lifestyle and the space you’re working with.

The Best Kitchen Worktops

The ideal kitchen worktop should be easy to maintain, durable and of course stylish. Here at The Only Way Is Granite, we know of only two worktop materials that really tick all of those boxes and those are granite and quartz. Both of course have their own advantages. While quartz worktops provide you with maintenance advantages that even nature itself wouldn’t be able to, granite of course offers the ability to increase the value of your home. To show just why granite and quartz make the best kitchen worktops, we’ve broken it down for you.

Quartz Kitchen Worktops

Quartz worktops are created using natural quartz which is one of the hardest minerals found in the earth. Put together with small quantities of glass or metallic flecks to create a little variety and the result is a very beautiful worktop. Quartz kitchen worktops are non-porous which means it doesn’t allow things such as bacteria and fluids to permeate. This makes it not only incredibly hygienic but stain resistant too, making them ideal for family life. It also means that granite worktops require no sealant whatsoever and as a result, are virtually maintenance free. Colour options are another amazing benefit of this amazing material. Unlike granite, the options for colours and pattern are almost endless allowing you to bring virtually any look to your kitchen that you desire.

Granite Kitchen Worktops

Granite worktops, along with quartz worktops, is one of the most popular choices out there. Very much like quartz, it’s incredibly resilient, making it very at home in a family household. Granite is a naturally made rock that gets cut into the desired shape and subsequently polished for use in homes. While it isn’t as resilient as quartz, requiring annual sealant to ensure it remains stain and bacteria resistant, this aside, it’s still very low on the maintenance side of things, requiring a simple cloth with warm water to ensure it keeps its shine. Being so strong, it’s able to resist the odd scratch as well as temperature changes.

Contact Us For The Best Kitchen Worktops In Essex

For more information on the best kitchen worktops in Essex, simply contact us today. Here at The Only Way Is Granite, we’ve spent a number of years supplying and installing kitchen worktops. We know the best materials to work with are granite and quartz and our expert team will ensure your kitchen looks nothing short of amazing. Call today on 01277 800 023.

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01 / Projects
Working with you
The Only Way Is Granite works with the customer to see exactly what you have in mind, to see what style and colour of kitchen you have so we can find out what colour stone will best suit their kitchen.
Offering Quality Service
At The Only Way Is Granite we pride ourselves on the service we provide as well as the quality of the installations we carry out.
Enhancing your Kitchen
The Only Way Is Granite will enhance the beauty and feel of any kitchen. Granite worktops provide you with tough surfaces.
02 / Why Choose Us?
One-Day Fitting
We can install your new worktop within one day.
Affordable & Luxurious
Adding one of our worktops to your kitchen will not only be cost effective but will give a real feel of luxury too.
10 Year Guarantee
All of our worktops come with a 10 year guarantee.
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03 / Testimonials
Mrs & Mr Aston

Dear The Only Way Is Granite Thank you for the new granite work tops recently installed. Your advice has been superb through out the whole process of who to use and what granite would be best. We feel that the choice we made when choosing you was without question one of the easiest parts of the whole purchasing scenario. Also we feel secure that you are quite local and that it gave us confidence that you visited in person. It gave us a person to come back to if we needed to. But once again I must let you know that we are extremely happy with you and your installation team.

Chris Baxter

Thank you for the recently fitted granite tops, you were right with the colour it does make the room look lighter and more spacious. It has totally transformed our kitchen, it’s like a new kitchen, we will be the envy of our neighbours!

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