Options for updating kitchen countertops
So what’s basic and standard for some of us can be perceived as unusual or outdated for others.
However, everyone agrees that some options are in the top five anywhere in the world.
Tile countertops are on this list, representing one of the most popular options.
There was a time when tile countertops were all the rage.
After removing the sink, counter and backsplash surfaces are covered by attaching 1/4-inch granite overlays using adhesive.
Although the installation is not difficult, a professional must fabricate the overlays.
Stone can be beautiful, but keep in mind it is very heavy so be sure that your cabinetry is built well enough to handle the weight of it. Make sure to round those edges where the kids are likely to run by to prevent injuries.
Different areas on the globe have different standards and different popular options when it comes to kitchen countertops.
Lava countertops are Stainless steel combines elegant beauty with outstanding practical benefits for the kitchen or bathroom.
Corian has been around forever, but there are plenty of great products available from Formica, Swanstone and many more.
Granite offers a beautiful, permanent solution with slabs of real stone from all over the world.
The cost of the slabs will vary based on where it was imported from as well as the color and pattern in the stone.
Any real stone tops will require to prevent bacteria from growing within the stone or to keep stains from permeating and becoming permanent.