Backsplash Ideas for Granite Countertops
A beautiful way to update your kitchen is to combine a granite countertop with tumbled marble backsplash. It can be hard to choose the right granite for your kitchen as there is so much choice.
Some of the most popular granites are new venetian gold, uba tuba, absolute black, amarello boreal, autumn brown, black pearl, juperance gold light, tan brown and tropic brown.
There are a few things to bear in mind when choosing natural stones like granite for your kitchen. There can be a large variation in color and shade in granite, even within the same slab.
So you really need to go out and choose the slab for your countertop yourself in person to be sure that you are going to be happy with the look of the colors and shades in your kitchen. This is a natural result of the formation process of the granite and similar natural stones.
Once you have your granite installed and fitted in your kitchen be careful what you use to clean your granite. Cleaning the granite in the wrong way could dull the surface.
Basically cleaners for granite and other polishes natural stones need to be ph neutral. and never use abrasive cleaners on natural stones.
And choosing the right backsplash to go with granite can also be a little tricky. It doesnt just depend on the color of the granite but also on the colors you have used in your cabinets and your floor. You have to decide if you want to accent or contrast those colors and find which tile will achieve that best.
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