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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Natural Stone Countertops

Choosing natural stone countertops is one of the biggest decisions that you would ever make. If you have knowledge in all types of stones and are able to choose the right stone for your kitchen, the end result will definitely make you wonder. However, if you don’t have much idea about these stones, check out the list of common mistakes that most people make when choosing natural stone benchtops.   

Considering Colour over Quality:

Colour defines the look of your kitchen, but it is not the end. You could find a counter top in rare colour, but you will have to replace it if it cracks or stains. So, the quality of the natural stone should be your top priority when you pick out a counter-top.

Not Giving a Thought to Everyday Functionality:

When you are choosing a countertop, you should consider how it will withstand everyday use in your home. If you are a culinary master, you need a stone that tolerates acidic spills. On the other hand, if you are a baker, you need a stone that is resistant to high-heat.

Assuming Thicker Stone Is The Best Choice:

Most homeowners always look for the thickest stone assuming that it is always better than the thinnest stone, so they choose two stones bonded together. This usually creates a lot of problem. It is better to trust a natural stone supplier in Melbourne to guide you on this.

Assuming That You Will Get the Stone Exactly As Samples:

Natural stone’s unique shading and veining will vary from one piece to another, so you will not get the stone that looks as exactly as samples.

Choosing Countertops after Cabinets:

Natural stone will be the centrepiece, so you need to make sure that it suits your vision for the space before selecting the rest of your materials such as cabinets or appliances for your kitchen.

Is choosing a countertop for your kitchen on your next to-do-list? If yes, trust Baasar Stones – a leading natural stone supplier. We have natural stone benchtops and slabs in different sizes, specifications and types to choose from. To know more about the varieties of natural stones available with us, call (03) 9357 7780 and talk to us today.