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Denver Granite Countertop Advantages Over Laminate

January 31, 2020

Kitchen and bathroom countertop surfaces receive everyday use unlike other areas of a home. For this reason, the materials selected for these spaces need to be resilient and capable of providing a hygienic environment. In both situations, exposure to food prep or personal items creates a unique scenario and one that should be considered when deciding upon a surface material. Whether you are building a new home, purchasing an existing property, or considering an upgrade to your current countertops, one modern option far outweighs its aging predecessor.

Granite kitchen countertops have multiple advantages and their popularity has only been increasing since introduction. Versatile enough to meet the needs of any homeowner, not only can these natural stone surfaces really change the look of your space but the incorporation of rock inside a home creates a unique element and experience all its own. If you’re tired of seeing the same old dingy yellow or fading colors of laminate countertops from the past, consider an upgrade to granite and these specific characteristics.


Natural stone can really enhance your kitchen and totally change the current look of your room. Unlike laminate, which typically is one solid color throughout the entire space, granite provides options in color selection, in addition to any amount of natural veining an individual may desire. Homeowners are able to see their exact countertop slab prior to installation while selecting various corner and edge shaping, which may not be available with laminate straight edge corners.


Granite is also an extremely tough surface and one that is resistant to heat, scratches, and virtually all signs of wear. While use of a trivett is recommended, hot pans will not damage your granite countertops. This material will last a lifetime and with proper care will never show wear and tear like its laminate predecessor. 

Installing new countertops are one of a handful of upgrades that add value to a home. Granite, in lieu of laminate, only increases this value. While true in a financial sense, granite can also add personal value to your spaces while creating enjoyable work environments within your home.

Once you’re ready to upgrade older laminate countertop surfaces or create a new look entirely, then we’re here and ready to help move your construction project forward. Our specially trained experts can assist in helping you select the best design and all appropriate materials. Natural Stone Sales has been serving the greater-Denver area for 15 years with a wide variety of differing available options for view in our showroom to help you get a better understanding of what any tile will look like by itself or in combination with your current bathroom or kitchen design. Come look and feel for yourself the wide variety of tile options available to choose from and determine which will fit exactly as desired. Our highly trained staff has been providing quality service, helping customers, completing installations, and even providing maintenance tips for many, many years. Contact us today at 303-777-7485 or visit the showroom and take a look for yourself.