There is absolutely no denying that natural stone flooring has been considered a luxury material which indeed has graced the halls and lobbies of buildings. From beautiful mansions to fine hotels to skyscrapers, you will find lovely and incredible stone flooring. Just because the options for such kind of decorations are endless. From marble, limestone, or granite have illustrious uses, doesn’t mean that they can’t fit beautifully into your home as well! Here at STAR GRANITO, we are seeing an increasing interest lately in natural stone options. These beautiful and durable materials are some of the toughest and longest-lasting flooring options that you could choose, and one of the most popular preferences is granite as it is making a huge impact in the world of natural stone market. While more commonly associated with countertops and backsplashes, granite still makes a perfect flooring material especially when it comes to kitchen flooring. If you’re in search for something beautiful and durable for adorn your home kitchen floor, which will be an investment in your home and property, then granite would be perfect for you. There is nothing better than this natural stone. But that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have its drawbacks. Mentioned-below are some of the pros and cons of granite flooring kicthen, along with everything you’ll need to know before you decide whether or not to install natural stone flooring from STAR GRANITO!

Pros of Granite Flooring

  • One of the greatest assets that come with a granite kitchen flooring is its durability. The moment you will install a granite floor in your home’s kitchen, you can know that you’re installing a floor that will last a lifetime and will also make your kitchen look incredible.
  • Granite is incredibly hard and beautiful too, one of the hardest natural stones, in fact, meaning that it will stand up excellently to things like pet claws or heavy foot traffic without so much as a scratch and without any fear of getting a crack.
  • When properly sealed, the granite kitchen flooring will be very resistant to moisture and can be used with little worry in kitchens or bathrooms. Being in the kitchen itis also resistant to stains, like those from acidic foods, which is what makes it so ideal as a material for countertops.
  • Granite’s natural beauty is one of the main reasons that people choose it as a flooring material, especially for the kitchen. No two slabs of granite are quite identical, creating the potential for beautiful and diverse patterns and designs that will surely make your kitchen look incredible. Granite can come in either highly polished, glossy slabs, or in more muted and brushed, rustic textures. There is also a wide range of color choices with granite kitchen flooring, and the quartz that helps make up the stone gives it a bit of characteristic sparkle.
  • Granite is very low maintenance. Simple sweeping and occasional mopping should be sufficient to keep your floors looking gorgeous. You won’t need much of efforts in cleaning your kitchen too.
  • Granite serves as an excellent investment and is likely to increase the resale value of your home with best profit to your pockets.
  • Granite flooring is well-suited for radiant, in-floor heating.

Cons of Granite Flooring

  • Because of all its assets, granite kitchen flooring comes with a correspondingly higher price tag, so it might not be suitable for those on a tight budget.
  • Granite has a rather cumbersome installation process, which can be difficult, time-consuming, and expensive, so if you’re looking for a quick, cheap, DIY project, granite might not be for you. As it needs a bit of investment.
  • Granite can be slippery when it is highly polished, making it less than ideal for the very young and the very old. So, make sure you are being cautious when working in the kitchen.
  • Granite, while suitable for in-floor heating, can be very cold underfoot if this is not installed. While this might be great in warmer climates, so make sure you are getting it installed properly.
  • Granite needs to be periodically resealed in order to keep it properly protected.

With this information in your back pocket, we are pretty much sure that your are now well-informed consumer when it comes to your kitchen flooring options. For more information on the granite kitchen flooring available from STAR GRANITO, give us a call today without any delay!