The MGD Guide to Chamfered Edge Granite Worktops

Chamfered Edge Granite Worktop edge close-up

Choosing the right worktop for your kitchen or bathroom is a significant decision. The material, colour, and edge profile play a crucial role in your space’s overall aesthetics and functionality. One edge profile that has gained immense popularity is the chamfered edge, especially when crafted in luxurious granite. This comprehensive guide will cover everything you need about chamfered edge granite worktops.

Why Choose Granite?

Before diving into edge profiles, let’s understand why granite is a top choice for worktops:

  • Durability: Granite is incredibly durable and resistant to scratches and heat.
  • Aesthetics: Each slab is unique, offering a range of colours and patterns.
  • Maintenance: With proper sealing, granite is easy to clean and maintain.
Single Chamfer Edge Detail

What is a Chamfered Edge?

A chamfered edge is a symmetrical sloping edge that cuts off the sharp 90-degree corner, giving the worktop a refined look. It’s a subtle detail that adds elegance and sophistication to your granite worktop.

Why Choose a Chamfered Edge?

  • Safety: The sloped edge reduces the risk of chipping and makes it safer for households with children.
  • Aesthetics: The chamfered edge adds a sleek, modern look to the worktop.
  • Ease of Cleaning: The slope makes it easier to clean crumbs and spills.

The Technicalities of Crafting a Chamfered Edge

Creating a chamfered edge requires precision and expertise. The process involves:

  1. Templating: Accurate measurements are taken to ensure a perfect fit.
  2. Cutting: Specialized saws are used to cut the granite slab.
  3. Profiling: The edge is crafted using advanced machinery to achieve the chamfered profile.
  4. Polishing: The edge is then polished to match the surface finish.

Examples of our Chamfered Edge Granite Worktop Projects

Customer Testimonial

“The chamfered edge on our granite worktop has added a touch of luxury to our kitchen. The team did an excellent job from start to finish!”
— JS, Herefordshire

Conclusion

Choosing a chamfered edge for your granite worktop is an excellent way to combine functionality with aesthetics. Not only does it offer a sleek and modern look, but it also provides practical benefits like safety and ease of cleaning. With proper care, your chamfered edge granite worktop will remain a centrepiece in your home for years.

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