Kitchen countertops are one the most important part of a kitchen, as it affects the whole look and style of your kitchen and it could be worthy of considering a portion of your budget. be with Silvertouch Renovation group to know more about kitchen countertop .
Factors in choosing the right countertop for your kitchen
in this part of article we will tell you some factors that should be considered for choosing right kitchen countertop .
You should consider the material and the colour of your countertop in accordance with your cabinets etc. Also what kind of look do you prefer?
There are materials like granite, marble or laminate. If you are working a lot in your kitchen you should consider the materials which are resistant to scratch or stains. Also the versatility of the colours and types should matter too.
Price is the most important factor in kitchen countertops. Granite is cheaper compare to marble or quartz. Quartz is the most expensive one and laminate is the most affordable one.
Different types of countertops and their price
There are several type of countertops that you can choose between them with variaty of prices.
Stainless steels mostly use in commercial kitchens due to their durability and suitability for heavy use.
Homeowners are considering this option because its stylish and also is reliable for long term use, it cleans easy, its very durable for heavy use and also its hygienic. Stainless steel is very expensive depend on the quantity that you will use.
Granite is one of the most popular material for kitchen in Canada. It comes in different types and every slab is unique. Some of the top qualities of granite includes:
- Tough surface
- Resist scratches and cracks
- High durability
- Heat resistant
- Adds high value to your home
Professionals are skilled to install granite countertops. Granite countertops costs from$2,500 to $9,000.
Marble countertops are luxurious and versatile in looks.
It has a unique style and it goes with different kind of kitchen styles. Main problem is it needs more maintenance than other stones because it’s not stain resistant. Also it can be scratched and chipped easily.
Top features of marble countertops include:
- Visually beautiful
- Unique design
- Never go out of fashion
- Heat resistant
- High durable if maintained properly
Marble countertops cost from $3000 to $12,000.
Quartz countertops are made from natural quartz and polymer resin. They are durable and versatile 8n designs.
Top features of quartz countertops include:
- Durable as marble with lower price
- Stain and heat resistant with proper maintenance
- Wide variety of colours and designs
- Not easily chipped or cracked
- Very attractive and luxurious look
Quartz countertops cost from $3,000 to $8.000 which makes it cheaper than marble.
Butcher block countertops
Usually made of hardwood such as oak, teak, maple or cherry. They give your kitchen a rustic and homey look.
Top features of a butchers block include:
- Cheaper cost
- Rusty look for your kitchen
- Goes with any kitchen design
- Durable and environmental friendly
- Timeless style
Butcher block countertops are from $2,000 to $8,000 depend on the type of the hardwood.
This is the most affordable ones when it comes to kitchen countertops.
Designs and textures are endless. Consider in mind they are not heat and scratch resistant.
Top features of laminate countertops include:
- Wide variety of options
- Low maintenance
- Easy to install
Laninate countertops cost from $1,200 to $2.500 depend on the size of countertop.
When do you need a kitchen countertop replacement?
- Visible damge
Not all countertops are made to last a lifetime.
- Dated look
If you are renovating your kitchen you don’t want to ruin it by out dated countertops.
- Water damage
Douse your countertop show water damage? Then you need to change them.
Now that you are looking for kitchen renovation, you may consider our professionals in renovation specially in countertop renovation. You should choose proper experts and consult designers and professionals in order to help you build your ideal countertop.
Also you should know that there are professionals that can fit marble or other countertops directly on your current countertops that will save money and time. But you should consider if you are changing the size you should demolish the old ones.
In conclusion the variety in materials and designs of countertops can be sometime confusing, but no worries our experts and professionals can guide you step by step through all your project in accordance with your style and your kitchen.