Choosing your countertops is more than just the way it looks. Many factors come into play, including durability, maintenance, and price. How you use your kitchen needs to factor in your countertop type. Do you need stain and heat-resistant or low-maintenance? Or do you need durability while achieving a high-end look?
Design N Mind Interiors will help you choose the best option for your kitchen and budget.
Granite is one of the most popular choices for countertops as it is the world’s hardest material, second only to diamonds. It brings a lovely natural finish to any home. Granite comes from all parts of the world and has numerous colors and textures to choose from to make your kitchen unique. Granite is chip, stain, scratch, heat, and crack resistant. It is easy to clean and maintain.
Marble makes an impressive appearance in any room with its flowing lines of nature and beautiful finishes. Marble is a relativity soft stone, but still very durable and heat resistant. This natural stone is a favorite among fabricators with the ease of cutting, creating more elaborate edges for your personal style.
Quartz is a manufactured solid-surface material used in kitchen and bathroom remodels. It has a natural look and feel but doesn’t have any imperfections, as the manufacturing process is controlled. It is a durable countertop that doesn’t require any maintenance, which makes it an excellent choice for growing families.
For many reasons, porcelain has been used for years worldwide for countertops and is becoming a popular choice in the US. Porcelain countertops are waterproof, heatproof, and scratch-resistant with zero maintenance. In addition, porcelain offers many colors and options that add value to your kitchen or bathroom remodel.
Quartzite is a beautiful natural stone similar to marble but has the durability and strength of granite. As a result, it offers the luxury of a high-end look. With proper maintenance, it can last a lifetime of beauty and elegance.
Butcher Block countertop is made with natural wood that can offer a wide range of choices for your countertop. Construction plays a significant role in the look of the butcher block countertop. Most are made from the most durable wood from Maple and Oak trees. Unfortunately, Butcher block is neither heat nor stain-resistant and can have water damage if exposed to liquids.