1,582 granite countertops pros and cons Home Design Photos

Frank Valdes
Bay Village Renovation
Ideabooks9,681
Questions11
I have had a soapstone countertop in my kitchen for almost 14 years. I love it and recommend it to anyone with a well lit kitchen. It is a great surface for a working kitchen. The first 2-3 years I was oiling the countertops every 10-14 weeks, but gradually became every 4-6
The countertops came from here: http://www.thesoapstoneworks.com/soapstone.htm You can find lots of interesting information by reading through previous questions
The sink likely came from the same place as the countertops: http://www.thesoapstoneworks.com/soapstone.htm You can find lots of interesting information by reading through previous questions. Such a very nice kitchen
Love the drainage slots. May we use this photo in a blog entry for Marble & Granite, Inc., with appropriate credits of course, to demonstrate the drain concept?
“Concrete” — wsstewart
Laurence Tamaccio Design Destinations
Modern Residence
Ideabooks1,594
Questions4
it comes in 2x2, 12x12, 12x24 and 24x24 what you see is the 12x24 countertop is granite
what kind of tile and size? and is that granite?
Choosing a Sink Material 1. Stainless steel. Pros: This is a very durable, easy-to-clean material. Cons: The metal can scratch, but the marks can be buffed out of
Choosing a Sink Material 1. Stainless steel. Pros: This is a very durable, easy-to-clean material. Cons: The metal can scratch, but the marks can be buffed out of brushed stainless steel. Most manufacturers offer bottom grids
stainless steel sink - Pros: This is a very durable, easy-to-clean material. Cons: The metal can scratch, but the marks can be buffed out of brushed stainless steel. Most manufacturers offer bottom grids
“sink” — bdonwong
Echelon Custom Homes
9 Reviews
Kitchen
Ideabooks38,753
Questions43
Did you choose to mix a lighter granite with a black granite because all black would have been too much black? Thanks.
What type of material is the black countertop?
What are the black countertops on the side counters? I like the
I'm also looking to use similar countertop (honed granite), do you recommend I go with a pure, bright white or off white cabinets that are slightly on a cream side? - thx!
Presently have some caramel and green colors in adjoining breakfast room and living area. Will this granite go with these colors?
what is the name of the granite?
What is the color of the granite on the island?
island countertop. Thank you for sharing with all of us at Houzz!
Can I get the information on this granite slab, i.e. color variation and slab name?
“Two tone counter” — tellytjon
Green Apple Design
Granite Kitchen
Ideabooks11,699
Questions19
What kind of granite is that?
Love the white countertop. Is it granite? If so, could you tell me what color and where it is from? Thanks!!!!!
Are stone kitchen countertops worth the money in the long run?
What is the name of this granite color?
is the countertop granite? what kind?
Check out our website at http://www.fireplacecarolina.com -- look through the Granite Colors category. There are so many different colors and shades of lighter
This is most definitely called Bianco Latino Granite
Depends on you, your house, your finances and your neighborhood. There is such a thing as overimproving a house: If you have a builder-basic tract house - adding granite counters with no other updates is like wearing pearls to WalMart
“spoons” — emilyyerke
Witt Construction
2 Reviews
woodlawn residence
Ideabooks3,388
Questions4
Design Guide, I discuss the pros and cons: Ceramic Tile Pros: Broad range of sizes, shapes, and colors; durable; water resistant Cons: Must choose styles with enough strength for floors; can be slippery; cold underfoot; grout is high maintenance Price: $–$$ Porcelain Tile Pros: Can mimic the look of stone;
stone; strong; water resistant Cons: Cold underfoot; grout is high maintenance Price: $–$$
Design Guide, I discuss the pros and cons: Ceramic Tile Pros: Broad range of sizes, shapes, and colors; durable; water resistant Cons: Must choose styles with enough strength for floors; can be slippery; cold underfoot; grout is high maintenance Price: $–$$ Porcelain Tile Pros: Can mimic the look of stone;
“Nautical” — cliosister
Fivecat Studio | Architecture
3 Reviews
Kitchen and Bath in a Mt. Kisco Colonial
Ideabooks6,246
Questions10
What color and type of stone is this countertop? Thanks!
Peace, Green Peace Bamboo, Verde Bamboo, Victorian Reggiano........... are all the same granite just different companies have different names for them. And Rainforest Green is a quartzite not a marble or granite
love the countertop granite but hate the backsplash.
green countertop looks a lot like
darker cherry cabinets with great green granite like countertop
pulls come in almost infinite other finishes as well, including chrome, oil-rubbed bronze, cast iron and brass. Pros: Easy to use, easy to clean, easy to mix with a variety of cabinet styles Cons: They tend to work best for mostly traditional styles. They’re good for you if: Your drawers are heavy, because
“Slab” — jselvy
Dresser Homes
9 Reviews
Kitchen
Ideabooks4,478
Questions11
what is the name of the countertops . They are stunning!!
What color is the floor stain? We have cherry cabinets, bianco romano granite and red oak floor and having a hard decision with what color to
Where can I get the counter top? Is it Granite or quartz?
I am remodeling my kitchen and putting in darker cabinets. I need a nice color counter top in quartz or granite. Thank you :)
@xmasaloe: There is a really good Houzz article on the pros and cons of marble. You should see if you can find it. Personally, I love the look and feel of marble. Definitely a honed finish though, not polished. Gary Dresser Dresser Homes
Why does the tag say it is Bianco Romano granite?
Micro in shelf space, no trim kit. Countertops? Cabinets
“beadboard” — mbdonaldson
Matthew MacCaul Turner
9 Reviews
Classical Twist: A Modern Townhouse with Traditional Reference
Ideabooks4,727
Questions14
What is the name of the granite? i like the colors
Is there a name for the granite?
what is th e name of the granite on island
What type of edging is on the granite?
Barra como termina con el muebke
grey granite + white cabinets, wood floor
this kitchen serves as the cooking space for the primary residence. Granite countertops, all-white cabinetry, and marble backsplash tile combine to create a luxurious look with texture and depth. Countertops: Costa Esmerelda graniteCabinetry: Custom, painted in Acadia White by Benjamin MoorePendants:
“granite and cabinets” — hriggins20
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