Top 10 Kitchen Counter Top Materials

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When it comes to kitchen redesign, your kitchen counter top means everything. The counter is usually what covers the most space (besides the floor of course) so it’s important to choose your counters wisely and base the rest of the design off of them. We already know that granite counter tops still hold the number one spot for popularity, but there are many options to consider as well.

Here is a list of the top 10 kitchen counter top materials…

COPPER
– A “living” surface so you must be careful with spills and dents
– Germ resistant
– Easy to clean with a little lemon juice and salt or warm water and dish soapTop 10 Kitchen Counter top Materials | Kitchen Bath Trends

 

GRANITE
– Most popular kitchen counter option
– Extremely durable and can resist hot and cold temperatures
– Many colors and pattern options to choose fromTop 10 Kitchen Counter top Materials | Kitchen Bath Trends

 

LAMINATE
– Most budget friendly
– Lots of customization with endless colors, patterns and edge options
– Easy installation
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MARBLE
– Marble is very luxurious
– Heat resistant
– No two slabs are alike
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QUARTZ
– Stain, scratch, acid heat and impact resistant
– Doesn’t need to be sealed
– Tough and non-porous
– Ultra Eco-friendly; great for green homesTop 10 Kitchen Counter top Materials | Kitchen Bath Trends

 

RECYCLED GLASS IN CEMENT
– 80% of the material is recycled
– Crushed glass can be placed in cement or clear acrylic for a floating look
– No two counters are the sameTop 10 Kitchen Counter top Materials | Kitchen Bath Trends

 

SOAPSTONE
– Little to no maintenance
– Does not need to be sealed
– Does not stain
– Softer feeling stone compared to granite and quartzTop 10 Kitchen Counter top Materials | Kitchen Bath Trends

 

WOOD
– Brings warmth and organic elements to your space
– Non-vulnerable to citrus, unlike other counter tops
– Much quieter, no clanking of pots and pans
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STAINLESS STEEL
– Most sanitary of all counter tops
– Has a clean and polished look
– Resistant to almost anything
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TILE
– Very cost effective
– Easiest way to get an updated look for less by covering your current counter tops
– Endless options for colors, styles and textures
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