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Know How Granite Vanities Can Make Your Bathroom Look More Beautiful

Granite is a dense volcanic rock, and it is one of the most preferred materials when it comes to bathroom vanities. It has been valued for centuries for its durability, beauty, and the value it adds to any property in which it installed. Granite was one of the materials used in ancient Egypt to build the pyramids. This stone features a unique look and structure that continues to meet the needs of modern customers. Your bathroom can look more elegant and sophisticated with granite vanities. If you are not yet convinced, here are just some of the many reasons why Granite vanities can make your bathroom look more beautiful:

  • Many design options – The secret to this variety is in the composition of the rock. Granite is made of several different kinds of crystals—such as mica, quartz, and feldspar—and they all affect the stone's overall look. Hence, no granite patterns or colors are exactly the same, and this adds a bit more character to your bathroom. Quartz is the most commonly found crystal in Granite, and it fills the gaps around the stone while ensuring resilience against daily wear, heat, and impact. The color of granite differs per quarry, and no two quarries produce the same exact hue.
     
  • Customizable – Reputable companies that design, fabricate, and install granite for residential applications can cut the stone into any shape or size that you want. You can work with them to design a unique granite vanity that matches your bathroom interiors, too.
  • Durable – Granite has a holocrystalline structure, which means that the crystals grow into one another instead of fully developing. They interlock and make the stone extremely durable. This phenomenon is the reason for the granite's grainy look, too. And because granite is durable and hard, your vanity will not show any signs of wear and tear unless you hit it with a sledge hammer.
     
  • Heat-resistant – Supreme heat resistance prevents granite from blistering, cracking, or warping, even when exposed to heat. Hence, you do not have to worry about leaving your curling iron unattended for a while on your granite vanity.
     
  • Almost maintenance-free – Granite vanities are very practical if you do not enjoy cleaning your bathroom often. Bacteria does not thrive on the surface, making it easy to clean and maintain.
     
  • It does not depreciate – Granite vanities add value to your home, so it can be an excellent investment.

Sources:

http://nearsay.com/c/119943/44031/4-benefits-of-granite-countertops-for-your-bathroom-or-kitchen-remodel

http://www.countertopguides.com/guides/pros-and-cons-of-granite-bathroom-countertops.html

http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/construction/materials/granite-countertops.htm

http://www.daltile.com/inspiration-and-diy/countertops/3-reasons-granite-is-still-the-best-choice-for-countertops

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Top Notch Tops & Interiors is dedicated to the design, fabrication & installation of Granite and Quartz for commercial and residential applications. Our most popular products include countertops, vanity tops, table tops, fire places & tub decks. We provide our services to designers, remodelers, builders, architects and general contractors and homeowners.



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