Best Uses for Granite In Your Home

When you hear the word granite, you typically think of your kitchen counter or the type of kitchen counter that you wished you had. There are definite benefits to having granite in your kitchen, but there are also other ways to incorporate it throughout your home.


A perfect choice for your contemporary or traditional kitchen, granite is often a go-to choice for countertops. Plus, the versatility in color choices can match most color schemes – making it easy to match the rest of your kitchen. Granite is also relatively low maintenance and naturally resists scratches, stains and heats – so it’s the obvious choice for you kitchen. Whether your entire counter top is made of granite or you add a splash of granite as a functioning kitchen island, it’s definitely a solid choice when designing or renovating your kitchen.


What better way to transform your primary bathroom than with the addition of granite, it will instantly change the feel and appeal of the bathroom. Granite is a practical choice for bathrooms as it is resistant to bacteria and germ growth, which makes for easy cleaning.

Laundry Room

You’ve been trying to update your mudroom into a functioning laundry room and now is finally the time! Granite is a great material to consider for your laundry room counter-tops for many reasons. It can be your folding station or if you use your laundry room as your backup crafting station – the versatility of granite makes it easy to do projects with minimal clean up and maintenance. So whether you spend hours folding laundry or crafting up your latest scrapbook, granite is your go-to counter top.


Cuddle up on a chilly winter day around your fireplace. A fireplace that is framed with granite can become the focal point of your living room or family room. Granite is extremely heat resistant, so it’s a reliable material to frame your fireplace. Your friends and family will compliment your addition.

Outdoor Area

Whether you have an outdoor living room or a kitchen, granite makes a great option for your outdoor oasis. Why have standalone grills when you can create an outdoor kitchen with a built in grill and counter space? Your place will be the go-to destination for all summer events and BBQs! Granite is a great option for your counter tops and because of its versatility, it requires minimal maintenance.

So as you consider your home renovations, think about how granite can fit into your design plans. And for more help bring your design dreams to life, contact us for more information.

If you would like to talk about ideas for remodeling or renovating your home in Fairfax, Mclean, Springfield, Woodbridge, Alexandria, Arlington, and Falls Church VA, reach out to us at Foster Remodeling. Call now for a free consultation!