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Granite worktops

(5 Posts)
patacake1960 Sun 22-Sep-13 13:53:24

Does anyone know how prone to staining, scratching etc., these are? I would love to have these in my new kitchen but have been put off by the companies offering composite tops as they imply that these things can be a problem.

Trizelda Sun 22-Sep-13 13:56:04

Have had mine for 8 years and there isn't a mark on them. I just clean them with usual kitchen spray and once in a while use a granite spray.

patacake1960 Sun 22-Sep-13 14:09:51

Thanks I thought they were scare mongering a little. I have fallen in love with a particular one but have been hesitating. They particularly mentioned curry as a big no no together with red wine. Gave the impression that these would sink in. Have you had any experience of this?

Trizelda Sun 22-Sep-13 21:50:45

Ours is called multi red. It is browns and reds swirls but have never had anything cause staining.

TootsFroots Sun 22-Sep-13 22:08:50

There are a kabillion type of granite. Some are stronger than others and some finishes and colours show up scratches more than others.
I have had various types of granite over the years and have never had a problem with staining or scratching.
Mine have survived endless curries and red wine. grin.

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