Granite Countertop Edges

Granite Countertop EdgesAre you planning on installing granite countertops for your kitchen or bathroom soon? You’re absolutely making a great choice! Granite is an incredibly durable and beautiful material to use. Even better, this luxurious material adds to the overall value of your home. You can choose from a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes for your countertops. You can customize even further by choosing from different granite countertop edges.

Though they may seem like a very minor detail, these edges can do a whole lot in making your countertops look even more beautiful and unique. There are basic, premium, and customized granite countertop edges. In fact, if you could think of a particular pattern for the edges, you can let your contractor know about it and they can let you know whether they can make it happen.

The more common granite countertop edges aside from the very usual straight cut are the following:

  • Round
  • Bevel
  • Bullnose
  • Ogee
  • Waterfall

These edges can further be customized depending on the size you prefer. For instance, you can get a 1/8-inch bevel or you may also choose the 1/4-inch or 3/8-inch bevel. You should take note, however, that the type of granite countertop edges available still depends on what the contractor you chose offers. In addition, it is but common sense that the simpler the countertop edges, the cheaper. If you’re willing to spend a bit more, you can have the edges customized according to your exact preference.

For more information, reach out to your local granite countertop contractor on your options for edges.

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