Countertop in Kitchens
Whenever we rent or purchase an apartment we do look at the kitchen for checking and to get an idea of what and how it will serve us in the coming times. And more often than not, countertops do play an important role in determining the ambience of the kitchen and the surface where we will be putting our plates on does determine a lot how much we can enjoy our meals. So we need to know about the different countertop materials available in the market and how to choose the best one for our kitchen countertop.
Materials available in the Market
Let us start with the limestone counter tops. These are mainly used in labs for their resistance to stains and dirt but do come costly. Then there are the granite counter tops which come in various colors and its exotic colors can cast a heavy toll on one’s purse. Then you have the engineered quartz countertops which are made with the fusion of glass, resin and pigments to give their distinctive texture. Again the common stainless steel options are there which are resistant to any chemicals or strain but can easily get stained and scratched and one has to keep up to get these countertops clean. Also among the cheaper ones are ceramic tiles which are quite cheap as compared to Sandstone or granite tops and give a polished look to your kitchen. And then there are Sold Surface counter tops which exhibit all the important properties of sandstone, Wood, Stainless steel, etc. and is quite handy and is not much costly. Also there are wood paneled countertops which do give an elegant look to the kitchen.
Which one is the Best?
As we have gone through a lot of details here, the question is now which one to choose for your kitchen countertop? As the cost and their properties are given overhead its quite clear that Solid Surface counter tops are the winners in all the department as they are cheap compared to the Stone tops and also exhibit more or less their important properties. Your opinion might differ but if you are looking for a suggestion it will serve all your purpose and will last long.