The most popular kitchen island material is granite top kitchen island. People like to install granite as counter top on their kitchen island because of its durability. Moreover, granite which made from natural stone is not easy to get crack and it also sustain from the heat. When you prepare your dishes usually the counter top will get burn and granite can endure all of it. Of course the price for having granite on top of kitchen island is more expensive than having tile for your kitchen island but you will get durability and beautiful design from granite counter top.
Granite has may colors which you can choose and you can pick different sizes of granite to match your kitchen space and size. The more thickness the granite then the more durability you will get. There are three different thickness level of granite which you usually get for granite top kitchen island such as two inches, three quarter inches, and one quarter inches. To prevent the granite to crack you need to install the most thickness granite and you need to support the granite plus treat it properly. Usually people like to install one quarter inches granite or three centimeter granite because it is not easy to get crack when you install the granite on top of kitchen island.
Although the granite top kitchen island do not easy to get crack and durable but just like other counter top, the granite will get some stain. That is why you need to make sure you seal it when you install the granite as your counter top for kitchen island. Moreover, you need to clean the granite counter top every day from any sustain. You can use ammonia or bleach to get rid oil stains and hydrogen peroxide to get rid sustain from tea or coffee.