Since your granite countertop will be polished and sealed, the main thing you need to worry about is how the colour of the granite will work with the overall feel of the room. We made this article to help our customers make an educated decision on the colour and style of granite they want in their home.
Black and dark grey granite countertops always seem to have an elegance that is timeless. The dark colour has a classic feel that adds a sense of importance to the kitchen. Dark granite counters coupled with wood cabinets always seems to bring a traditional style to the home.
The main thing you need to focus on before deciding on a dark granite countertop is the lighting of the kitchen. Is there a lot of natural light coming in? If not, you may want to consider a different option as dark colours tend to make a room feel smaller. One option could be to make the bold decision of a lighter granite top of the island while leaving the rest a darker granite top.
Although finding pure white granite with no specks is almost unheard of, a white countertop will do well to instantly bring more light to the room. If you’re looking for a bright, cheerful feel in your kitchen, the white stone may be your best bet. Be sure to consider the cabinets, wall colour, and flooring when choosing the white granite. If the room is already pale it will totally wash it out. A cherry wood, or even modern, black cabinetry can be good pairing with white granite.
The versatility of neutral granite countertops is endless! Whatever your design plan, the neutrality of the beige will most likely be a solid fit. Be sure you know what you’re getting self into though, as the beige look can have a summer feel to it.
Blue, Green, or Red Granite
Now this style is 100% bold as it is a non-traditional look, which could be risk but the end result could be extremely rewarding. Remember, with such a strong style of colour, the granite countertops will most definitely be the centrepiece of the room. Be sure to have this same colour subtly throughout the kitchen to ensure it doesn’t feel out of place.
No matter the colour you go with, all granite countertops need the proper maintenance to keep its value and beauty. Be sure to check out our article on how to take care of your countertops so they last for decades. For any questions, feel free to contact us through our website or call (587) 800-7932.