8 Facts about Installing Granite Countertops
Countertop transportation is tricky
The largest of granite countertop slabs can weigh over 500 pounds and are lifted onto a heavy-duty truck by crane.
Granite is cut to fit on-site
Granite is cut with specialty saws
Successful installation starts long before the countertop arrives
Granite tiles are easier to install than granite slab
Granite countertops should be sealed before use and resealed annually
Avoid these disasters by sealing your granite before you use it. It is recommended that you reseal your granite at least once a year. Some seal their granite every six months, especially if the countertop gets a lot of action. Note that sealer doesn’t make your granite impervious to liquids; it just means you have a little longer to get that spill up before it stains.
Once granite is sealed, it needs to be maintained
Consider a stone enhancer sealer for pristine countertops