How to Choose the Countertop that’s Right for Your Kitchen or Bath

Follow this helpful guide to help choose the countertop that’s right for your home.

There are many things to consider when purchasing new countertop. How large is you kitchen or bath? What material best suits your needs and price range? Will you require a sink or other appliances installed? Once you’ve answered these questions, you’ll be ready to start shopping for your new countertop.

Kitchen countertops generally measure between 25 to 26 inches wide and are seated on top of storage cabinetry. Easy access to your counter’s surface and cabinets is important to the overall functioning of your kitchen, so it is important to carefully plan the size and placement of your new countertop.

Today, countertops come in a wide variety of materials from a number of manufacturers. With so many choices, and prices varying so greatly, it can be quite intimidating to shop for a new countertop. Lucky for you, we’ve outlined all the major materials and manufacturers available for you!

Countertops are now available in
• Corian
Corian is a synthetic solid surfacing material developed by DuPont that is outperforming many natural stone materials in durability and affordability. It offers a seamless, non-porous, and easy-to-clean surface.

• Granite
Granite countertops is an American manufactured natural stone. It is among the most resilient and elegant surfaces available for countertops.

• Cambria
Cambria is a natural stone surface that provides a safe and practical surface for food preparation. The material is also particularly resistant to bacteria, making it especially sanity. Cambria counters are available in a variety of colors and styles.

• Silestone Natural Quartz
Quartz is a popular and beautiful engineered stone that is known for its versatility. It can be used to surface kitchen countertops, bathrooms, bathtubs, and backsplashes. Quartz is especially durable as well and will likely never need replacement.

• Caesarstone Quartz
93% natural quartz material, Caesarstone quartz offers the reliability and elegance of natural quartz with a more modest price tag. Caesarstone quartz is more stain and crack resistant than either marble or granite and can be used to surface most any room.

• Meganite
Meganite synthetic surfacing technology provides amazing quality tiling and surfacing at great prices. Meganite counters are available in a variety of colors and styles, and are guaranteed to stand up to wear.

• Zodiaq
This quartz based surface offers the clarity and durability of natural quartz at a very affordable price.