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08 Dec 2015 - Alternatives To Granite Countertops

When it comes to kitchen remodels, it seems that everyone is opting for granite countertops, since it looks amazing and it is one of the things that people usually want in a home when they want to buy, so it could help you sell your home. You should realize that now is actually the time to change to something else than granite, since the granite counter top sensation is slowly starting to fade, and you don’t want to do do a kitchen remodel right now, choose granite countertops and then, after a while, find that the sensation has faded and there is something new that everyone wants. That is why we have chosen this list of beautiful and amazing alternatives to granite countertops that look amazing.

Alternatives To Granite Countertops

The first alternative to granite countertops is Quartz. Quartz looks amazing, even though some still prefer granite since quartz is more refined, but you should know that quartz is much more durable.  If you want something that does not require any maintenance, is extremely durable and looks amazing, quartz is the best option for you. It is also relatively inexpensive, so go crazy.

Ceramic seems to be the new up and coming trend in Europe, and it’s no mystery why. Ceramic looks amazing, and is similar to porcelain tiles in texture. Ceramic is extremely strong and durable, so if you want something that will last, this will be a good option for you.

Glass, as we all know, looks amazing, and you can use glass for countertops. Glass can be painted any color on the back, so you can choose whatever your heart desires, and it is very durable after it has been installed. Keep in mind that you will have to use a certain kind of glass and it will need to be a certain thickness, so glass is not the most affordable option on this list.

Quartzite seems to be the latest up and coming trend in South America. It looks amazing and it is extremely durable once installed, but quite fragile during the fabrication process. Luckily you do not have to care about the fabrication process. Quartzite is also not an affordable option.

Laminate is one of the cheapest options you can choose, but keep in mind that there are many people that will consider laminate as cheap. What’s strange is that so many people do not like laminate, even though it looks so amazing, mainly because laminate is a more affordable option. Laminate is quite durable.

Marble, the amazing looking countertops that everyone wants everywhere in their homes, but no one wants to maintain. Marble is quite expensive and extremely hard to maintain, but if you are willing to pay the price and handle the maintenance of it, you will be rewarded with extremely durable and amazing looking countertops that all of your friends will admire.

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