How To Choose The Right Countertop

It is true that nothing completes a kitchen or a bathroom like a beautiful countertop! From quartz to marble, granite to tiles, your space will hum with a certain style, rhythm and tone with the right countertop.

While we know that your countertop can bring your design plans together in a beautiful and satisfying way, we also know that choosing the right option can be time consuming. So, we’ve pulled together some tips that will help make the process a little easier for you.

Granite Countertops

Granite countertops are the most widely used option that is available on the market. It is a natural stone that is cut directly from the earth and polished to bring out the colours of the stone. The variety of colours occur as a result of the various minerals in the stone, which gives it a sense of uniqueness and exclusivity – no two countertops will be exactly the same.

Quartz Countertops

Quartz is a natural mineral found in the earth. Quartz countertops are a mixture of quartz minerals and other natural stones like granite which have been crushed and processed along with polymers. Loved for their modern, timeless and sophisticated feel, Quartz countertops are available in a wide range of colours to suit your design style.

Marble Countertops

Marble remains a popular choice for countertops despite its high-maintenance nature. As far as beauty is concerned, it’s probably the most enticing quality of marble countertops. The stone is made from limestone that has been superheated to form its unique crystalline structure.

Porcelain Countertops

Porcelain tiles are a viable choice when considering countertop options, especially those ranging in size from 24” upwards. Porcelain tiles are made from clay and baked for longer durations and at higher temperature than ceramic tiles. The finished tile is dense, with a low absorption rate and is resistant to UV rays.

Achieving the beauty of your kitchen or bathroom like you had envisioned it is so important. If you need help selecting an option, we’re here to help you achieve your dream space. For more details on the different countertops, visit our blog Do’s & Don’ts Of Countertops.