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Why Granite is the Best Option For Your Ottawa Barbeque

Spring is coming… seriously… it will be here soon.  And with that comes thoughts of barbeques and gatherings in your back yard.  If you are thinking about redoing your barbeque pit, TNT has helped hundreds of Ottawa residents with great slabs of granite.  If you are thinking of getting a pit built for your Ottawa barbeque, stop in our showrooms serving Ottawa, West Ottawa, Carp, Kanata, Stittsville, West Carleton, Dunrobin, and Arnprior.

But quickly, there are a few reasons why you should be leaning towards using granite for your barbeque pit, including:

In Ottawa’s harsh outdoor conditions, inferior countertops will deteriorate rapidly. If you skimp on the materials for your countertops you’ll find yourself paying to replace them sooner than you’d like.

Granite is your best choice best choice not just for the look, feel, and luxury – but because it is nature’s most durable surface.  Additionally, they are easy to maintain and keep looking great.

The Look
You spend a good deal of time picking just the right look for your Ottawa countertops. The challenge with materials that are not granite is a propensity to discolor over time.

Concrete countertops are colored using dyes, making them prone to discolor and turn yellow. The same with Quartz – not the dye part but rather the tendency to turn yellow.  Exposure to the elements will cause the top coat coloring resin on quartz countertops to discolor.

If you have questions or design ideas, stop by – we’d be glad to help.

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