There are three important elements in the decoration and finishing of a house: beauty, strength, and sophistication. That is why your countertops game needs to be on point.
Why do you need stone countertops?
- High durability
- Unique beauty
- Impact resistance
- Ease of maintenance and cleaning
- Resistance to climatic changes such as humidity and sun
- Variety of colours
- Shapes, textures, and more.
There is a wide variety of types of stone that can be used to broaden the personality of the place and ensure an incredible first impression of your home. By using them on the facade, you ensure that your home stands out from the rest.
Below, we separated two popular types. Check it out, get inspired, and make your choice.
Although granite is a coating stone wall and its appearance is well known. First of all, it is important to highlight some aspects that differentiate it from a stone very similar.
In addition to having more mixed colours because of the internal disposition of minerals – which makes the appearance of granite more luminous and less smooth – it is harder and stronger than marble. It is possible to find granites with brushed, flamed, and sandblasted finishes, in addition to several options with different patterns and colours.
Granite is resistant to contact with rain, sun, and dust and to impact, scratches, and stains. This means that the good look of the stone can last for decades.
Thus, it becomes a very resistant option, in addition to being beautiful, combining two valuable benefits for those who are renovating the facade of the house. It can also be used for floors and walls in the internal area of the house, in rooms such as the living room and kitchen.
Quartz is resistant, and its main component is quartz.
It is a stone much in demand for its beauty, which resembles marble. Quartz can have scarce colours and is highly valued for that.
It is a very sophisticated external stone that resembles marble. Despite being highly sought after for its beauty, it leaves something to be desired in durability and resistance to the sun and chemicals. It can also be used on the floor and interior wall.
When creating a frontage of a house lined with stones, remember to align the style of the exterior with the interior of the house. So you have a complete project, which will make you very happy every time you get home.