Types of Kitchen Countertops
Are you looking for a way to update your kitchen countertops? Perhaps the yellow or light blue Formica clashes with your ideal color scheme? There are many trending kitchen countertop designs out there and we will briefly look at some of them.
Granite has quickly become a very popular material for kitchen countertops. Its beauty and style is desired in new construction and remodeling projects everywhere. A few of the reasons it is so desired is because of its resistance to scratching, chipping, cracking, and heat. There are so many colors and styles of granite that can coordinate with any décor.
Stainless Steel offers a sleek, modern appeal, coordinates with any color and almost any style and is very easy to clean. It also is one of the most hygienic material available, preventing bacteria buildup.
Marble kitchen countertops have a solid look of elegance that many desire for their home. It is also quite affordable compared to other stone surfaces, and it will last for a long time. There are a few cautionary elements to using marble, such as needing to seal them regularly, clean up spills immediately to prevent stains, and to use trivets and hot pads under pots, as marble is not heat resistant.
Concrete countertops are very versatile and customizable. There are many different stains and textures available to create the look you want. It is also an energy-efficient, capturing heat if the temperature in the home rises and releasing it when it cools down.
Wood countertops create a rich, warm feel to your kitchen and home. If they are sealed, wood countertops can provide a sanitary surface for chopping vegetables and meat alike. You also won’t have to worry about setting hot pans on the surface due to its heat resistance.
Tile has a standard choice for kitchens for generations. It’s inexpensive and easy to maintain. You can also coordinate and mix and match with many different design styles. This is a great way to show your creativity!