There is a variety of Hard surfaces you can use on your countertops, but Granite has an abundance of advantages. You simply cannot find a more durable stone countertop than granite. It is an incredibly dense stone which means it is very hard to scratch or chip the surface of the stone. Another advantage to granite Countertops is that they are so dense that they are antimicrobial so you never have to worry about sanitizing your granite. Just a good everyday stone cleaner is all you need. And with so many colors and shades to choose from there is sure to be something to fit your home and style. Granite enhances the beauty of your home whether you like the contemporary clean look that is so popular today or any of the other styles that people love.