The kitchen is often the most beautiful room in the house. Some people entertain there while others just like to have a nice family meal in the soothing environment of the kitchen. Whichever it is everyone can agree that it is a room that a great deal of time is spent in. So why not make it look better? Maybe a little more updated? A major way that you can change the look of your kitchen would be with a new kitchen countertop. A new kitchen countertop can make the kitchen look new and bring out the beauty of it that you have been missing. In this article we will discuss some different types of kitchen countertops that can make any kitchen go from looking out dated to new and improved.
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If money isn’t an issue then granite countertops can bring out any kitchen. The stone will look beautiful while also giving the kitchen a modern and cleaner look. If someone is dreading the look of their kitchen then this would be an ideal solution to have them running to their kitchen as opposed to running away from it. Granite countertop are unique and should be selected by the slab at one of our many suppliers & granite yards as each piece is unique in nature.
Quartz is a blend of crushed quartz & polymers that are engineered and manufactured. Because it is manufactured, there is a great consistency of patterns and colors. The benefits of the polymers is that it helps seal the countertops and aids in preventing stains. Quartz products are easy to maintain and clean.
Flowing, virtually seamless, organic shapes, if it can be imagined; it can be created with DuPont™ Corian® solid surface. A finished product leaves no seams as all seams are blended at the time of installation. Corian countertops can be scratched but they do have the ability to be buffed out and resurfaced. In addition, sinks can be built into the counter top with a seamless look.
If price is an issue than ceramic tile can be exactly what you are looking for. Besides being easy to clean it is inexpensive and can even be installed by a do it yourselfer. Ceramic tile is also durable so you will not need to be extra careful when you set down those dishes.
Everyone can agree that wood brings wonderful warmth into a room. The wood brings out the atmosphere of the kitchen and also will give it a classic look. Woods that are often used are maple and oak and can do any kitchen justice.
Stainless steel can give your kitchen a clean industrial look. Besides being durable, stainless steel is also heat resistant.
The amount of different kitchen countertops is many but the ones above are some of the more common. Installing a new kitchen countertop can bring back your love for the room and also bring a new atmosphere into a room that was looking stale and outdated.
One of our valued bloggers reminded us of Glass Countertops:
– Maintenance free
– Non-porous, making it suitable for Kosher kitchens
– Most hygienic countertop on the market
– No Cross-contamination
– Can endure high heat without cracking or scorching
– Impossible to stain
However there are a few disadvantages to them as well…
- Reflect fingerprints
- Susceptible to chips and cracks