KITCHEN COUNTERTOPS - EXPLAINED
Today there are many types of countertops in a wide range of colors, styles and textures. Of course; it can be overwhelming when trying to choose. So what is the best direction? Figure out what role the kitchen is playing in your home. Are you a gourmet chef or just a throw it in the oven type? This matters because you want the type of surface that will work with your involvement in the kitchen.
Some surfaces will work best with higher use and others will last until the next time you want to remodel. We have reviewed the standard countertops types and given you a list of each ones advantage and disadvantage. Keep in mind that laminates are the least expensive and granites can be very expensive.
is available in more colors and patterns to suit every taste.
in an array of colors and custom sizes and shapes.
LAMINATE is a popular countertop surface, and with good reason. It's affordable, easy to care for and available in a wide selection of colors and patterns. Laminate is a great option if you like to update your kitchen every few years. They resist stains, abrasions and moisture. All they need is an occasional cleaning with mild soap and water.
Durable, economical and stain-resistant
Available in many colors, patterns and textures
Factors to Consider
Knives and hot pans can damage surface, so be sure to use cutting boards and trivets
Cannot be repaired if scratched, dented, burned or stained.
SILESTONE is the perfect merger of beauty and easy care. This quartz surface is hard as a rock. But unlike other surfaces; Silestone is dense and absolutely nonporous; so it never needs sealing or polishing. It comes in a variety of colors and 2 fininshes.
Extremely hard and durable
Resists stains, scortching and bacteria
Comes in many colors
Easy to clean
Features built in Microban protection
Factors To Consider
Seams are visible
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