As the leading granite countertop supplier in Spokane, we notice that more of our residential and commercial customers are in line with a global trend, and asking us to install thinner granite surfaces.
For decades, the traditional thickness for granite countertops has been on the opulent side, 2 to 3cm (0.75 to 1.25 inches). But in recent years the trend has been heading towards slimmer granite countertops in Spokane, whose residents want a more elegant look, with thicknesses going down to a chic and ultra-thin 1cm (0.4inches).
Thinner & Stronger
The thinnest granite countertops in our Spokane showroom are 1cm (0.4inch). These are backed with a tough layer of carbon-fiber composite which gives them a flex strength that is the same as a 3cm-thick granite slab, while being only a third of the weight.
Sleek, Trendy Looks
Traditional granite countertops spokane » found in traditional homes, restaurants, club-houses and hotels tend to feature larger thicknesses of granite. By contrast, thinner designs give a sleek, minimalist look. The result is a décor which has a sophisticated, urban appeal. This works for modern homes as well as trendy bars and nightclubs, plus Spokane’s cooler coffee shops, restaurants and hotels.
Thinner granite countertops create the impression of more space. This works well for our customers with smaller kitchens, apartments and public premises in Spokane, where granite countertops spokane » on the thinner side are a good look.