When the granite is sealed, the pores on the surface of the natural stone get blocked and liquids can no longer penetrate. Through sealing, homeowners can avoid staining, maintain their countertop’s beauty, and keep bacteria from thriving within the granite.

Granite slabs are available in various colors and patterns, so St. Louis homeowners have several choices for their countertops. Once they have found the perfect stone, they can take care of the countertop through sealing, if needed.