Concrete may not be the first material that comes to mind when thinking of countertops but with this surface you have the ability to completely customize to your color and style preferences. Concrete countertops are very durable, particularly against scratching and heat.
Environmentally friendly and uniquely beautiful, recycled glass surfaces stand out from other countertop options. From classic neutrals to bold hues, recycled glass countertops resemble a mosaic in appearance and offer good durability.
In the last few years, quartz is beginning to eclipse granite as the leading choice in surfacing material due to its increased durability, low maintenance and wide array of consistent color options. This material is comprised of a blend of natural quartz and polyester resin.
Offered in a variety of colors and patterns, some of which look like granite, marble, limestone or concrete, quartz offers several other attractive benefits. It is stain, scratch and impact resistant and most manufacturers carry a minimum of a 10-year warranty.
Solid surface is composed of two main ingredients: a natural mineral filler and a resin binder cast into thin sheets. An excellent choice for both residential and commercial applications with color choices and patterns abound, solid surface is non-porous and is flexible for fabrication into a variety of projects.
Sourced from the earth, natural stone includes many beautiful options such as granite, limestone, marble, onyx, quartzite, semi-precious, slate, soapstone, travertine and others. Because theses stones are quarried, each piece has its own unique visual appearance – the key characteristic that makes natural stone so desirable.
Along with distinct character and one-of-a-kind beauty, natural stone offers varying levels of inherent durability and can be used in many applications from kitchen countertops to wall cladding.
Often overshadowed by natural stone and quartz, porcelain countertops are beginning to rise in popularity. As part of the engineered stone family, porcelain countertops are made from clay and baked in extreme heat to create a dense, highly durable material.
Available in a variety of colors and patterns, it’s easy to create a customized and clean look for your home. Porcelain countertops are also 30% more durable than granite and are stain resistant and easier to maintain.
Along with its unmatched durability and versatility of design, porcelain countertops can be used in many settings from kitchen countertops to outdoor applications.