Using granite for your bathroom or kitchen countertops offers a lot of benefits over more common synthetic materials. Granite is naturally non porous and doesn’t absorb bacteria. In the kitchen, this greatly reduces the likelihood of cross contamination and foodborne illnesses. Beyond hygienic reasons, granite countertops provide a beautiful aesthetic compared to alternatives, like plastic laminate or tile and it is considerably more durable. it is perfect for heavily used areas such as your kitchen and bathroom countertops, due to its resilient nature and ability to handle just about anything you throw at it.