Choosing the Right Countertop For Your Kitchen Remodel

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Kitchen remodels involve a lot of planning and decision-making.
Choosing a countertop to suit your needs can be difficult if you aren't well informed.
There are a vast number of options to choose from on the market today which could make it very difficult to choose the right one.
Once you have detailed information about the types of countertops that are available, you will be able to choose a material and then select a color to match your cabinetry.
Below we will discuss the different types of countertop materials that are available to you so that you are aware before you make your final decision.
4 Types of Kitchen Countertops
  1. Laminate.
    Laminate countertops are the least expensive option for your kitchen remodel.
    The new era of laminate countertops are much more durable than before and resistant to scratches.
    The colors, textures, and patterns available are endless.
    The main draw back to laminate is its inability to handle heat.
    If you put a hot pan on a laminate countertop it will ruin it.
  2. Solid Surface.
    Solid surface countertops eliminate the seams in your countertop.
    This makes them look very modern and streamed lined.
    The seamless countertop is also very easy to clean and care for.
    This is a more expensive option for your countertop, but it is very appealing.
  3. Wood.
    Wooden countertops are now a regular choice for your kitchen.
    With a butcher block countertop you will be able to cut things, and sit hot items on your countertop.
    Wood is of course not as durable as other options and not resistant to scratches but the worn look can give your kitchen character and warmth.
  4. Tile.
    Tile is another option for your countertop needs.
    Tile counters are very budget friendly.
    Tile is budget friendly but it poses the most problems in the near future.
    Tiles are hard to clean because of the grout lines.
    Also if you choose to use a ceramic tile they are easily cracked.
    Your kitchen will be much harder to clean with this option and could need replacing in the very near future.
Now that you have explored the material options available for kitchen countertops it will be easier to choose a material suited best for your needs.
Good luck in your kitchen remodel!
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