Don’t be afraid of natural stone just because it needs periodic sealing. The sealing process is very easy! A 10-year old could even do it!
Natural stone has tiny cavities that allow liquids and oils to seep in but fear not! Great sealers help protect you from those pesky stains. And if you do get a stain, this blog will help you get it out.
These days there are so many options for your new countertops and the type of stone you choose reflects your style as well as your lifestyle. Here are some things to consider when selecting the type of stone for your project:
Are you willing to seal your countertops from time to time?
For years, people were selecting darker granites, earthy tones and putting them with darker cabinets but today that has completely flipped. The modern and traditional trend in countertops now is lights, whites, greys, and can incorporate beige and “greige” accents in the stone, splash, and paint. Greige is a warm toned grey that can be mixed with earthy tones. This opens up the space and makes it feel larger, airy and modern. This color palette goes just as well with traditional or modern, even contemporary.