It may be as hard as “granite”, but it still requires some TLC to look its best. Cleaning, sealing and common sense can go a long way to keeping your granite looking great. Once one commits to caring for this value-added surface you are half way there.
Think of your granite counter like a car. You need to periodically change the oil, want to maintain your insurance in case of an accident, and keep it clean without damaging the finish.
In the case of your granite counters it’s a little easier as we just have to worry about