- "granite countertops increase the resale value of a home," 90 percent of the surveyed consumers either strongly or somewhat agreed.
- which countertop surface they would most want in their dream kitchen. At 55 percent, "granite countertops" 12% Solid Surfaces
- U.S. Consumers Overwhelmingly Prefer Granite Over Any Other Countertop Surface for their dream kitchen and believe that granite countertops increase the resale value of a home. (Solid surfaces are compared to Laminate and do not add to the perceived value)
If you are upgrading your countertops for resale, do your research be sure not to select a granite on personal choice alone. Be sure that the color you select is not to outside the norm. You dont want your selection to actually deter buyers by selecting a wild color. Consult a professional concerning the color you choose or do more research online.
Certain colors have names which are commonly associated with granite this is a positive. You may also want to purchase a granite that does not stand out. The fact alone that it it Granite will one plus but be sure that the color scheme of the kitchen does not over emphisis the granite. and watch for gaining of the stone. a very busy stone with a busy floor pattern can be a disaster. before you invest consult a professional. It will be worth the time and minimal expense to feel confident in your decision.