Granite is not only available material that is hardest than other countertops. The warmth and beauty give an aesthetic charm that cannot be obtained from other countertop material. Installing granite countertops is not a project for the do-it-yourself homeowners, seeking to save money on installation costs.
Installation should be left to the granite countertop installers who have the proper training and equipment. Having granite countertops, an individual from the installation company will come to precisely measure the closet and create templates for installation.
Prior to installation, plywood and metal rods will be added to the top of the cabinets to create a strong surface with extra support for the sink and range.
This is an important step because it stops the granite slab from contravention due to daily use. The success of granite countertop installation needs consideration to the varying thickness of the slab.
The installer then will bring granite slabs that measure nearly four-by-eight-foot or four-foot-by-twelve and only about three centimeters thick. The sheets can weigh hundreds of pounds and must be done to reduce the stress on the slab during transport.
The skills needed for setting up granite countertops needs that this job must be left to the professionals. When installed properly, granite countertops are a beautiful and valuable addition to any home kitchen.