3 Beautiful Alternatives to Granite Countertops

Granite is such a popular choice for kitchen countertops that many homeowners are looking for something a little less common, yet still as beautiful. But before we start identifying the alternatives, we should let you know that every countertop material has its advantages and disadvantages. But the key is that you do your research and find the one that works best for you and your family.

Sodalite – also a natural stone, not as strong as a true granite but take a look at its amazing color that more than compensates for that lessened strength.

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Zinc -  Zinc countertops are naturally anti-bacterial, resilient and develops a warm, soft grey patina.

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Onyx- or banded calcite, is less resilient, softer and more stain-prone than granite, however, it has a depth and movement that no other dimensional stone has.

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Are you seeing anything so far that catches your eye? If you are about to embark on a kitchen remodel for your Georgia home, and need a certified home contractor to help you figure out the designer details that matter, contact  Handcrafted Homes Inc. in Roswell,Ga. 888-525-5636

 

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