Category Archives: Kitchen Countertop Materials

Introduction to Kitchen Countertops

Glass Kitchen Countertops

Choices abound for consumers  in today’s kitchen countertop market, Do you want Granite countertops versus Laminate? Engineered Stone versus Solid Surface? Stainless Steel versus Butchers Block?  There are o many choices for the home owner to make these days that you can get dizzy from trying to decide! The good news is, no matter what […]

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Solid Surface Kitchen Countertops

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Solid Surface kitchen countertops are a great option for anyone looking for a high traffic material that can stand up to stains, heat and chemicals, while remaining easy to care for and install. Solid surface kitchen countertops are a hard and dense material made from a mix of resin with fillers, color pigments and catalysts. […]

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Stainless Steel Kitchen Countertops

Stainless Steel Kitchen Countertops

For those who want that professional restaurant style in their homes then a stainless steel countertop is the obvious choice for your kitchen. Stainless steel is made from steel alloy, chromium and nickel. It is stain resistant, non-porous, dent resistant and heat resistant. How much do stainless steel countertops Cost? Stainless Steel countertops can range […]

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Concrete Kitchen Countertops

white custom concrete countertop

Concrete kitchen countertops are becoming an evermore popular choice for interior designers and new home builders. Though not as popular as granite or solid surface countertops, concrete’s versatility, durability and unique styling can add wonders to your kitchen. Concrete countertops are made by mixing cement, aggregates, color pigments, acrylics & fillers together. This mix is […]

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Natural Stone Kitchen Countertops

Soapstone Kitchen Countertop

Natural stone kitchen countertops are a beautiful choice for any sexy kitchen and will add great value to your home. They are durable, long lasting and available in many styles to bring luxury and luscious appeal to your kitchen. There are several natural stones used in kitchen countertop construction and each one has unique characteristics. […]

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Marble Kitchen Countertops

Marble Kitchen Countertops

Marble used in kitchen countertops are cast from a metamorphic rock resulting from metamorphism of sedimentary carbonate rocks, being either Limestone or Dolostone . Marble Countertops are quarried from various regions around the world and Marble is synonymous with ancient times and the great halls, statues and tombs of the Greeks and Romans. Marble is […]

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Laminate Kitchen Countertops

Laminate Kitchen countertops were all the rage in the 1950’s & 60’s and remain a common and popular choice in most homes today. It is a versatile and inexpensive product which is durable, affordable and can be easily maintained; A suitable choice for people who are hungry for design choice but reluctant to throw all […]

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Granite Kitchen Countertops

Black Granite Kitchen Countertop

Granite kitchen countertops have been all the rage over the last decade in new home construction and renovations as many consumers equate Granite kitchen countertops with luxury, opulence and style. In terms of popularity, if a natural stone were ever a rock star, Granite countertops would be Bono! This extremely popular kitchen countertop choice is […]

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Engineered Stone Kitchen Countertops

Engineered Stone Kitchen Countertop

  Engineered stone kitchen countertops are quickly becoming a popular choice for today’s kitchen designers as a durable, designer-friendly option when remodeling a home. Engineered stone countertops are manufactured using a stone aggregate and combining it with resin and color pigment to create an almost natural looking stone countertop. Made up of 93% quartz, engineered […]

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Ceramic Tile Kitchen Countertops

Ceramic Tile Kitchen Countertops

Ceramic tile kitchen countertops are a great and affordable choice for your new or renovated kitchen space. Extremely popular in warmer climates,  Ceramic tile countertops can add texture, can be integrated with kitchen back splash designs and are available in many different color palettes. From a kitchen design perspective, ceramic tile can be a great […]

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