Outdoor Living: Tips for Incorporating Natural Stone Countertops

Natural Stone: Design Ideas

Outdoor kitchen and dining spaces are becoming a standard feature in today’s homes. Make your outdoor addition a showstopper with natural stone. Incorporating natural stone countertops and accents into your outdoor living space ensures a design that is practical, beautiful, low-maintenance, and lasting. 

Enhance the Appeal & Value of Your Outdoor Space with Natural Stone

Integrating natural stone slabs into your outdoor living space design can turn any feature into a design centerpiece. Use natural stone atop kitchen countertops, bar tops, dining tables, and side/end tables. Adding a fireplace or fire pit addition? Put natural stone center stage in your fire feature surround, integrating complementary fire-safe natural stone bench seating.

Which Natural Stone is Best for Outdoor Living Space Design?

Granite slabs are the stone of choice for outdoor use, outperforming other natural stone surface surfaces. 

  • Heat-Resistant
    Granite slabs can easily take the heat, standing up to sunlight, fire features, grills, ranges, and other outdoor kitchen features.
  • Bacteria-Resistant
    Granite countertops are ideal for food prep. The least porous of natural stone selections, its surface is bacteria-resistant. 
  • Low Maintenance
    Caring for granite outdoors is easy. With regular use and routine sealing, the stone will not stain. Simply hose off the usual outdoor and post-meal debris. 
  • A Variety of Colors & Finishes
    Granite comes in a variety of colors, patterns, and finishes, each piece unique. With a wide selection ranging from elegant neutrals to bold colors and striking patterns, you’re sure to find a slab that highlights your home and style. 
  • Lasting Beauty
    Ecofriendly granite countertops can last over 100+ years. Whether you choose a polished, honed, or leathered stone surface, granite slabs will retain their original luster with little to no maintenance. With a luxurious air and timeless appeal, they add lasting beauty and value to your home.

Create an outdoor living space that is distinctive and lasting with premium granite slabs. Envision your outdoor living addition with the help of our free online design tool, or view our wide selection of slabs in person at your area Granite Imports showroom today.

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