An Overview Of Quality Countertop Material Options
Countertops are a crucial component to completing a kitchen. Today, you have hundreds of options from which to choose. Read through this overview to learn about your countertop material options:
When choosing countertops, many individuals decide upon laminate due to its low cost and easy instillation. The benefits of laminate counters are the variety of styles and colors, but they can be easily scratched and chipped.
Granite is a particularly popular choice for kitchen countertops with their timeless quality and high value to homebuyers as long-lasting material. Granite comes in a variety of colors and holds up to heat quite well. Other natural stone options are marble, soapstone, and slate. Some individuals prefer engineered stone, which comes in a rainbow of colors and is resistant to stain.
Ceramic tile provides endless possibilities in your kitchen. Because you can choose whatever pattern or tile you wish, ceramic tile can be incredibly inexpensive. Ceramic tiles can easily handle heat and are relatively easy to clean.
Solid surfacing materials are a great middle-of-the-road option for countertop material. While scratches are easily sanded out, solid surfaces are vulnerable to heat and staining.
Concrete countertops are becoming increasingly popular. With a concrete countertop, you can make a truly customized surface with an infinite range of tint and texture options. Though concrete is heat- and scratch-resistant, the concrete must be sealed on a regular basis to maintain its appearance.
Wood countertops invoke a sense of warmth and coziness. While seals can protect a counter, wood can be damaged and stained over time.
At Fine Cabinetry, LLC, we believe that people from every budget and lifestyle should have beautiful cabinets and countertops. We have a wide selection of finely-crafted, environmentally friendly cabinets and countertops suitable for your kitchen, bathroom, office, garage or living room. For more information about our services and products, call us at (215) 478-6249.