Because granite is often equated with luxury and style it is commonly believed that granite is not child friendly. This could not be farther from the truth. Granite is not commonly thought of as being kid friendly, easy to clean and difficult to destroy. Kids and granite do mix! And if you have kids you SHOULD have these kid friendly countertops in your kitchen and bathrooms. Here’s why:
Kid Friendly Countertops: Granite is Stain Resistant
Granite itself it very stain resistant. It is not extremely porous. If you seal your granite countertops you will increase this stain resistant ten-fold. This sealing process will allow stains from juice, sauces, wine, and even markers to be easily removed without permanent damage to the granite.
This eliminates the number one reason why people think granite is not child friendly! Anyone who has children know that accidents are inevitable!
Kid Friendly Countertops: Granite is Durable
Granite is one of the strongest materials available! Other types of countertops scratch, dent, and crack with even the slightest abuse. That is why granite is a great choice for children because it can withstand severe wear and tear and will still look amazing.
There is no need to stress about daily use when it comes to granite countertops.
Kid Friendly Countertops: Granite is Heat Resistant
Granite countertops resist heat like no other. Anything from hot pans and cookware in kitchens to heated hair appliances in the bathroom your granite countertop will remain damage free.
Kid Friendly Countertops: Granite is Bacteria Free
One of the number top things that we want to protect our children from is GERMS! This is the easiest way to keep your family happy and healthy. Granite countertops are the ultimate safe zone when it comes to bacteria. Because of its non-porous nature granite does not attract or hold on to these micro-organisms.
Again, when you seal your granite countertop you are adding an additional protection barrier against bacteria. This means cleaner and healthier bathrooms and kitchens for your family.
Kid Friendly Countertops: Granite is Difficult to Break and Crack
It is possible to break and crack granite, but it takes amazing force to do so.
Made of feldspar and quartz, granite is one of the toughest natural stones around. With the proper installation supports it is most likely that you will NOT break or crack your granite countertop.
If you do crack or chip your granite countertop they can easily be fixed and filled with a granite repair kit.
Kid Friendly Countertops: Granite is Easy to Care For
If you have a family, you have no extra time to cleaning and maintaining anything let alone your kitchen and bathroom countertops. Granite countertops only require a simple wipe down with soap and water on a daily basis. You can’t beat that for quick clean up!
Kid Friendly Countertops: Granite is Eco-Friendly
Not only are granite countertops a safe choice for you and your little ones, it is for the environment as well. In an effort to keep the Earth in top condition so that it can remain sustainable for years to come, using granite is eco-friendly. Since granite is a natural and organic material it does not require any additional material to make it.
Granite adds beauty and elegance to your home that is unmatched by any other countertop material. It will grow with your family and be there for years to come! If you are interested in adding granite to your home, be it in the kitchen, bathroom or other, we would love to chat with you! We proudly offer wholesale pricing to the public, and would happily help you in any way we can.