Though all of us would like to stay in our homes, you also need to look at the future and consider your home as an investment, not just in setting up your family life, but also financially especially when it comes to selling it. Though house prices may be down these days, there are still things that you can do to increase the value of your home. One of these is improving the internal design of your house through granite kitchen countertops or marble countertops. As these could be easily seen as luxury items, these could be added premiums when deciding to sell off your property.
But as with any home modification, just getting any marble countertop or granite countertop just won’t do. You also need to consider which places these stones are more effectively placed, and you also need to look at how they integrate to the overall interior design of the home. In that regard, granite countertops are best for the kitchen since granite is more resilient to damage, stain and acids, and you can use marble for your flooring, fireplace and bathroom basins.
You can also use granite worktops to improve the appearance of your living room, office, or dining room. As granite gives off a classic and luxurious feel to it, it is a great stone option when you want to have an air of royalty to any area of your home. Another reason why you can choose granite countertops is that these don’t damage easily and require less maintenance and attention compared with marble.