Remodeling a kitchen is an exciting cycle. However, it can also be overwhelming to sort out what layout, plan, and materials you want to use in your new kitchen, especially while considering kitchen countertops. Countertops are a significant part of a kitchen remodel. From style to functionality, discover the advantages and disadvantages of various countertop materials below.

  • Ceramic tile

Ceramic tile is an inexpensive countertop material that can give a ton of plan options. The downside of having tile is that the grout in between each tile piece should be cleaned. Ceramic tiles can also be easily broken, which requires occasional repair and replacement.

  • Concrete

Concrete countertops are versatile. It tends to be shaded, finished, cleaned, or shaped to your inclination. The downside of concrete is that these countertops are very heavy and require special bracing. Most frequently, custom craftsmen are expected to install concrete countertops.

  • Granite

As a natural stone, granite is one of the most popular options for a kitchen countertop. Granite can come in slabs or tiles. Each piece of granite is interesting, so no granite countertop will be the same as another one. In request to keep granite looking great and forestall stains, it should be sealed periodically.

  • Marble

This natural stone is another popular decision for kitchen countertops. Because of its natural features, each marble countertop is extraordinary. Because it is a natural stone, marble can be pricey. Additionally, because it is a soft stone, it can also be easily scratched and stained except if sealed regularly.

  • Quartz

 Quartz countertops are gotten from natural quartz and combined with pummeled rock, glass, or metallic bits for variety. It also has antibacterial agents and is profoundly durable, making them a lot harder to scratch. Unfortunately, quartz is exceptionally heavy, costly, and should be installed by experienced installers.

  • Soapstone

Soapstone is commonly tracked down in various tones of whites and grays. It has a warm look, opposes stains well, and is easy to clean. On the other hand, it can easily be scratched and should be oiled periodically.

  • Stainless steel

This material is becoming a more popular decision in the home. The experts of having steel as your kitchen counter are that it is generally microbe-resistant and sanitary. Cons include steep pricing and the need of finding specialty workmanship to fabricate it.

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