A Look at the Different Types of Granite
There are many different types of granite countertops available, each of which offers a unique design for your kitchen or bathroom. At Unlimited Stone, we offer a wide selection of granite colors in Baltimore . Read on to learn more about the different types of granite colors available.
This is an excellent color for your granite countertop if you want a classic white kitchen. It works especially well with warm-colored cabinets in pure white, warm white, or beige. Even stain-grade cabinets in walnut and medium oak look great with white granite. White granite countertops are also attractive when paired with nickel- or bronze-colored hardware, as this highlights the gray, cream, white, and deep red veining of the stone.
An earthy green shade of granite with overtones of gray or brown looks beautiful in the kitchen. In this shade of green, some of the markings in the stone are mesmerizing when exposed to natural light. Green granite looks wonderful when it’s polished and pairs well with painted cabinets as well as bronze, copper, and satin nickel hardware.
While it varies from slab to slab, this type of granite usually reminds homeowners of ocean colors. This is what makes it match so nicely with white cabinets. The green-blue color palette matches well with nickel fixtures and hardware, stain-grade cabinets, and plenty of natural light.
Black granite is striking in just about any kitchen. Many homeowners like the contrast created by pairing white cabinets with polished black granite. Painted cabinets in just about any color will pair well with this granite color, as well as hardware in bronze, chrome, or nickel. If you are pairing your black granite with stain-grade cabinets, you can create a terrific style with walnut or medium oak.
The red veining in some types of granite are typically very dark, like red wine. This leads many people to say that the granite has Bordeaux veining. Bordeaux granite looks fantastic with kitchen flooring that has subtle red undercurrents.