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Today, we will be looking at different countertop materials for your kitchen.
Kitchen countertops are one of the most used surfaces in your home. If you are in the market for a new countertop, there are many different materials to choose from making it difficult to make a decision. In this week's post, we will be discussing five materials you could use for your kitchen countertop.
Cost: $55-$155 per square foot (depending thickness, finish, and installation)
Today, quartz is by far the most popular material to use for your kitchen countertop. Quartz countertops are an engineered stone that includes mostly ground quartz mixed with resins, polymers, and pigments. This composition and process makes it easy to mimic other natural stones like granite or marble. Quartz is by far the most popular material to use for a kitchen countertop because of its many benefits. It is a low maintenance, versatile material for any kitchen. Companies, like Cambria, now offer some of their styles in a matte finish.
All About: Quartz Countertops (kitchn)
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Cost: $45-$200 per square foot (depending on stone quality, thickness, and installation)
Though it is decreasing in popularity, granite is still a widely used countertop material. It is very strong and scratch resistant, however, it needs to be resealed about every year. There is a wide color and style range making it adjustable for many different aesthetic preferences.
All About: Granite Countertops (kitchn)