A countertop's function, form and style truly needs to be considered when choosing the right surface for you and your family. You need something that looks good and stands up to constant use. Whether you're craving granite or appreciate the unique look of quartz surfacing, there is certainly no shortage of options or colors to choose from when selecting your countertops. However, it is important to approach the selection process wisely and knowing the materials individual characteristics will help you understand specific costs, pros and cons before you make a countertop commitment.
Incorporating Quartz Surfaces into a home or commercial space is an investment that will deliver returns for years to come. Quartz surfaces are superior in a multitude of practical and design applications. They never need sealing and require very little maintenance such as soap and water or a mild detergent to clean and maintain its luster. Quartz creates a distinctive finish suitable for almost any interior surface. with four times the flexural strength and twice the impact resistance if granite or marble.
It's hard to beat the beauty of Natural Stone. Granite countertops consistently top the "most desired” list, due in part to their durability and rich composition. Each piece of natural stone is unique and a key element in home design. No two pieces are identical and it is a material that offers beauty only seen in Mother Nature. Its durability insures that your selection will last a lifetime and stone is resistant to many of the wearing effects of weather, light, scratching and staining. Because of advancements in the process of quarrying and shipping stone, it is now more affordable than ever and available in a multitude of colors and patterns.
Solid Surface is a proven material that brings design versatility, long-term performance and value to any environment. Solid surface counters can be seamless and lend themselves to imaginative uses, innovative interpretations, and enduring applications. It can be cut, routed, drilled, sculpted, bent, or worked like a fine wood. They're virtually stain-proof and easy to repair if scratched.
Laminate is fun, it’s affordable, it’s easy to live with, and it looks terrific. And no matter what your budget or style, you will find a product to fit your needs in the Laminate portfolio. Laminate counter tops are famous for easy care. Laminate offers the widest array of designs of any surfacing material. Decorative edges give you even more ways to dress up your counter top.
Cultured Marble reproduces the distinctive beauty of natural materials, but give you the flexibility to create pleasing spaces that are unmistakably you. From custom showers and whirlpool tubs to made-to-order vanity tops and wet bars, we can match or harmonize with almost any color or decor. We will design to virtually any size, shape, dimension or angle you can imagine.
Tile, wood and stainless steel offer special looks but have their tradeoffs: tile doesn’t offer a smooth surface for food preparation and its grout can discolor; wood requires sealants and maintenance; and steel scratches and shows fingerprints.
You can achieve the best of all worlds by carving out space for a mix of surface materials – a granite island for serving, a maple butcher-block square for cutting, solid-surface tops for heavy food-preparation tasks and tile for a backsplash accent.