Love Your Kitchen! A Quick Guide to Kitchen Countertop Surfaces!

Many times in our industry we see homeowners chasing trends. Those trends can wear out so quickly! A kitchen is one of the largest investments that a homeowner can make and lasts for years. Wondering how to help a homeowner navigate the wide world of kitchen work tops? Here’s a quick guide! 

Quartz Durable Trendsetter

Positives:

  • Durable
  • Resists heat, water, stains, scratches and bacteria. Remember no surface is indestructable!
  •  Offers a variety of color options, especially those that mimic natural stone.

Common concerns:

  • Budget
  • Cooler to the touch, like a natural stone.
  • Color limitations for the home owner with specific tastes.

Featured Color: Viatera Everest

Granite & Natural Stone Timeless Beauty

Positives:

  • Durable
  • Resists heat, water, stains and scratches with sealer. Remember no surface is indestructable!
  •  Unique patterns and colors.

Common concerns:

  • Budget
  • Cooler to the touch.
  • Some homeowners are concerned with bacteria resistance due to the pores in natural stone.
  • Unique

Featured Color: Arabian Nights Granite

Solid Surface Reliable Rainbow

Positives:

  • Durable
  • Resists water, stains and bacteria. Remember no surface is indestructable!
  • Nearly endless color options. 
  • Integrated sinks. 
  • Nearly invisible seams. 
  • Budget friendly. 

Common concerns:

  • Not heat resistant. 
  • Not scratch resistant. 
  • Directional veining in some colors. 

Featured Color: Hanex Bordeaux

Laminate Not So-Old Reliable

Positives:

  • Durable, remember this has survived decades in most homes. 
  • Resists common household trials. Remember no surface is indestructable!
  • Nearly endless color and pattern options. 
  • Ultra budget friendly. 

Common concerns:

  • Not heat resistant. 
  • Not scratch resistant. 
  • Directional veining. 

Featured Color: Vintage Formica

Quartzite

Quartzite is a highly prized natural stone; consider quartzite for its strength, beauty, and overall durability. 

Quartz

Quartz is one of the most popular countertop products on the market right now because of its ability to withstand active kitchens while maintaining an elegant look.

 

Granite

Granite showcases natural beauty and gives your home an upscale feel with a unique countertop design.

Ultra-Compact Surfaces

Ultra-Compact Surfaces is gaining traction in the United States because of its versatility and ability to withstand the harshest conditions. It is a great choice for countertops, fireplace surrounds, or sprucing up your bathroom.

Solid Surface

Solid surface countertops are known for their durability, longevity, and seamless appearance. They are a low maintenance option that stands up to scrutiny from even the most scrupulously clean homeowner.

Laminate

Laminate is a tried and true traditional countertop surface that can provide the look of natural stone at a much more efficient price.

Quartzite

Quartzite is a highly prized natural stone; consider quartzite for its strength, beauty, and overall durability.

Quartz

Quartz is one of the most popular countertop products on the market right now because of its ability to withstand active kitchens while maintaining an elegant look.

Granite

Granite showcases natural beauty and gives your home an upscale feel with a unique countertop design.

Ultra-Compact Surfaces

Ultra-Compact Surfaces is gaining traction in the United States because of its versatility and ability to withstand the harshest conditions. It is a great choice for countertops, fireplace surrounds, or sprucing up your bathroom.

Solid Surfaces

Solid surface countertops are known for their durability, longevity, and seamless appearance. They are a low maintenance option that stands up to scrutiny from even the most scrupulously clean homeowner.

Laminate

Laminate is a tried and true traditional countertop surface that can provide the look of natural stone at a much more efficient price.