alan11 writes: "Your budget is the first thing to be considered. Granite Worktops is not extremely expensive but it is charged a bit more as compared to marble. Therefore, it might exceed your budget restrictions. The quality of granite is another important matter. There are several qualities of granite that are available in the market and be sure to choose the best for your granite worktops. In addition, when granite countertops are being installed in your kitchen, you have to ensure that a sealer has been applied on them. This is due to the fact that granite is a porous rock and liquids like water and oil can be absorbed by it which causes stain"