How should I maintain my granite countertop?
Granite is extremely easy to look after. We simply recommend clients to clean the surface with a damp cloth with a subtle amount of soap of disinfectant. It is important to never use beech on your Granite countertops.
How do you make the cutout for my sink or drop-in cook top?
Cutouts are usually done at our factory prior to transporting the countertops. We can however also partially cut the required area (has to be fully cut out fully onsite) to avoid the risk of damage in transit.
Will granite chip or burn?
Granite is Metamorphic in nature and resistant to very high amounts of heat, and for this reason under normal use will never burn. Granite is an extremely hard wearing surface and for that reason it is difficult to chip once installed.
Can I use my kitchen knives directly on the granite surface or will it scratch?
Granite is extremely hard wearing and it is possible to use a knife directly on the surface of the material. However, this is not advisable as it ruins the blade life of your kitchen knife. It is important to note that Granite is one of the hardest surfaces known to man ranking close to diamond and quartz.
What is Granite?
Granite is 100% natural stone that are quarried in our own deposits around Kenya. Granite is formed in varied colours, ranging from blacks and grays to pinks, browns, and reds. These natural aesthetic differences are often the reasons why Granite is priced differently.
Why should I choose granite rather than synthetic stone?
We feel Granite is superior to artificial stone. A genuine granite countertop will outlast your kitchen cabinets (remember the Pyramids were built with natural granite and have stood the test of time). Our range of locally quarried material is extremely affordable.
How do I clean my granite top?
We recommend using a clean cloth and soap. It is important to never use bleach on your worktop.
Will Granite stain?
We recommend cleaning any spillage on your worktops as soon as they happen. Granite is not particularly porous in nature and for that reason is extremely resistant to staining. However, if you leave harsh chemicals, food coloring or acidic liquid on the surface for excessive time spans (few days), there is a risk of staining the surface.