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Five Best Granite Countertops

Updated on October 31, 2010

Your kitchen color schemes should be well chosen, because they're something you will have to live with for a long time. Choosing your kitchen colors with care will bring more beauty than you've ever thought of. Your expensive cabinets and other kitchen accessories will not look quite as good if they don't compliment your kitchen decor.

Therefore, it is important to choose your colors well. Your wall and countertop shouldn't contrast with each other. Even the smaller details of your kitchen, such as wall borders, cabinets and gadgets should blend well together.

One of the most important aspects are your countertops. It can be the most expensive of all and the most difficult to change. Therefore, choose your granite tops with care. Those featured below are the best granite countertops available at the moment.

Granite Kitchen Countertop Cristall Blanco
Granite Kitchen Countertop Cristall Blanco

Granite Kitchen Countertop Cristall Blanco

The is Cristall Blanco polished kitchen countertop is something that you'd call versatile. The tones and hues are very easy to match with other colors. It will happily suit with a variety of interior design. You can have this in a contemporary designed kitchen, or in a country style kitchen. You can even match it with those brightly colored kitchen with sunny and flower designs; or with those dark colors.


This measures 9' long, 25.5" wide and 3 sides finished. It's 1 1/4 inch thick real granite and not laminated. They're ready to install, but if you're not an expert regarding their installation, you're better advised to hire someone to install your countertop for you. They're an expensive aspect of any kicthen, therefore better to be sure it it fitted expertly.

Giallo Ornamental Granite Countertop
Giallo Ornamental Granite Countertop

Giallo Ornamental Granite Countertop, 98"L x 26"D, Flat Edge, 3 Centimeters Thick

This countertop would really add beauty in your home. One great thing about granite tops, aside from the beauty it brings is that it is durable and long lasting. This Giallo Ornamental Granite Countertop measures about 98 inches long, 26 inches deep and 3 centimeters thick. It has a flat edge and a further three edges are polished. It's great for either kitchen or batheroom countertop use.

This is precut and ready to install. It definitely adds glamor into your kitchen. Furthermore, the 3 centimeter depth is real solid granite, which is nothing like laminated ones. It is costly but granite is worth the initial cost. You just have to look for something that is worth the price that you're willing to pay. This one is really is; it's durable, thick and its versatile design makes it easy for you to match with your kitchen decor.

Granite Kitchen Countertop Giallo Cecilia Brazil
Granite Kitchen Countertop Giallo Cecilia Brazil

Granite Kitchen Countertop Giallo Cecilia Brazil

This kitchen countertop is made up of real solid thick granite. It measures about 9 feet long and 25.5 inches wide, the perfect size for a kitchen counter. The entire 1 1/4 inches depth is made up of 100% granite, therefore it's not a composite or laminate. It has a 4 sides finished, 3 standard edges.

Granites make superb kitchen work surfaces, yet with this design it is even better. It has beautiful green accents that would look nice with a multitude of kitchen decor styles. Not all granites can match up with green, which is another positive aspect of this particular product.

Granite Kitchen Countertop Blue Pearl Norway
Granite Kitchen Countertop Blue Pearl Norway

Granite Kitchen Countertop Blue Pearl Norway

This countertop is really nice. It looks very contemporary and the design is rather unique. It measures about 1 1/4 inch thick with real granite. It is 9 feet long and 25.5 inches wide. It really just measure perfectly for a usual kitchen countertop. It has 4 sides finished, with 3 standard edges and a top grade A polish. It's ready to install but you will require assistance with it as this particular countertop weighs in at 400lbs.

This really looks good in a contemporary kitchen. However, if you already have a dark kithen, this wouldn't be for you. It would look better with light colored walls and with kitchen gadget and accessories mixed with light and dark colors.

Giani Liquid Granite Sicilian Sand Faux Granite Countertop Paint Kit Kitchen Bath
Giani Liquid Granite Sicilian Sand Faux Granite Countertop Paint Kit Kitchen Bath

Giani Liquid Granite Sicilian Sand Faux Granite Countertop Paint Kit Kitchen Bath -The LOOK of GRANITE without the HIGH price tag

This is not a real granite, rather it's a paint method that will help you creat a faux granite appearance. In a nutshell, this is water based granite paint. It can cover up to 35 square feet or 16 running feet of standard 24 inches wide counters. It has a black practice poster board so you wouldn't end up messing your countertop. Furthermore, it comes with a Paint-by-Number DVD for first time painters.

This really gives you the look and luxury of a granite countertop without the costly price. Bear in mind that once finished, this is a faux granite look therefore it doesn't have the durability of the real McCoy. However if you want to remodel your kitchen for the price of a few dollars this Liquid Granite product would do the job.

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    Better Yourself 5 years ago from North Carolina

    Granite is the best! You've included some really beautiful options above - Thanks for sharing!

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