The beauty of granite when it comes to kitchen and bathroom countertops is multi-faceted. It’s versatile, extremely durable, and is relatively easy to maintain. At the same time, it’s also unique, looks incredible, and can fit almost any style or type of room. With tremendous aesthetic appeal and a practicality that’s unmistakable, it’s no surprise that granite countertops are some of the most popular choices in the US today. But despite its wide appeal and the benefits of granite countertops, the granite selection process can still be a complex one.

Granite Selection Process

Making the right granite selection for your space is important. The decision can be influenced by personal taste, design trends, or even the space itself. Do you need light, polished granite countertops for your kitchen, or dark, honed granite floors for an outdoor seating area?

As more and more artisans and granite companies work with granite in a variety of ways, the trends and ways to use granite in your home or office can shift. These design trends can influence your granite selection based on personal style, but there are a few things you should consider before making your choice. Here are three of the choices you’ll face when purchasing your granite countertops:

Highly Diverse Patterns

When it comes to the patterns your countertops come in, you have an almost infinite number of choices. You can choose a slab that matches whatever your desired aesthetic is or the pattern that most appeals to your eye. From rich veins to mesmerizing swirls to specks like grains of sand, no slab will be alike.

Granite Countertop Color Choices

It’s not as simple as white, black or brown! There are so many rich and vibrant colors available when it comes to granite. From Kashmir White to Black Galaxy, Brown Pearl to Ubatuba, you’ll be able to choose a granite color that’s perfect for your kitchen, bathroom, or other areas. And don’t forget to mix it up – try black countertops with white granite or vice versa for a look that will really stand out!

You’ll see colors ranging from green to blue, orange to grey, black to white, and it will be important to find one that’s timeless, one that matches your aesthetic, and fits the style of your home or office.

Granite Countertop Finishes

Did you know that you can have your granite countertops finished in several different styles that all bring a different look to your remodel? Do you want it polished with a high gloss surface like a mirror? Would the matte finish that honed granite countertops offer work better in your space? Or would you want to try the newest trend, the leathered finish, specifically created to offer a more natural look to your granite countertops? It all depends on what your needs and desires are when it comes to the finished product – no pun intended!

The choices may not be endless, but they’re pretty broad, and it’s important to take your time and make the choice that works best for you. It also helps to see the product in person to get a taste and feel for the finished product and any color nuances or striations.

At the Affordable Granite Concepts showroom in Altamonte Springs, you can browse our quartz, stone, and granite selection in person. Our experts can help you go through all of your options and offer suggestions based on the design, the style of the room and decor, and any other important factors. Contact us today for a consultation!

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Affordable Granite Concepts is a premier granite installation and fabrication company located in Altamonte Springs. We offer one of the biggest selections of granite, quartz, and natural stone to the Orlando area at our 12,000 square foot showroom. We prioritize satisfaction, quality, and timeliness. Our ultra-fast granite fabrication process for custom granite countertops takes only 3-business days. If you’re in Central Florida, you can count on us to make your vision come to life at the best price!

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Customer testimonials

Gregory DavidGregory David
23:01 12 Aug 22
Went way over and above to take great care of us with our new granite kitchen tops! Andriza worked wonderfully with us! Her installers were great and even installed my under mount sink I bought! Highly recommend this team for any granite or quartz countertops. I couldn't be more pleased with them.
Paul DouillettePaul Douillette
22:31 04 Aug 22
Recently I remodeled my entire kitchen 8/02/22. I used Affordable Concepts for all my Quartz. I must admit that at the beginning there was a communication problem that was resolved. With the help of Walter and my account executive Sylvio all problems were resolved to my satisfaction. The fabricators were all respectful, dedicated and hardworking and the results are beautiful. Thank you all.
Alex DiBartolomeoAlex DiBartolomeo
01:58 13 Apr 22
From start to finish Walter and his team were beyond helpful. Helping pick out the perfect granite to handling every aspect of the install. Installers were kind, courteous and unbelievably professional. This company understands what customer service is all about and how to go above and beyond for the customer. If you are looking to update or remodel, Affordable Granite is the best company to go with.
Chris KraemerChris Kraemer
22:11 18 Nov 21
They did a great job every step of the way! From estimating all the way through installation. Great company!
18:51 02 Oct 21
Amazing quality and customer service! Lisandra went above and beyond even for our smaller scale project! We couldn’t have asked for a better experience. We will definitely be back for any future stone work we need! Thanks again!