7 Types of Countertops

7 Types of Countertops

  1. Natural stone: This type of countertop includes granite, marble, quartzite, and soapstone. Natural stone countertops are durable and offer a unique, natural look. They do require periodic sealing to prevent staining and damage.
  2. Engineered stone: Engineered stone countertops, such as quartz, are made from a combination of crushed stone and resin. They offer a wide range of colors and patterns, are durable, and require little maintenance.
  3. Solid surface: Solid surface countertops are made from acrylic, polyester, or a blend of both. They are non-porous, easy to clean, and come in a variety of colors and patterns.
  4. Laminate: Laminate countertops are made from layers of paper or fabric that are bonded together with resin. They are affordable, easy to clean, and come in a wide range of colors and patterns.
  5. Wood: Wood countertops are made from hardwood such as maple or oak. They offer a warm, natural look and are great for food preparation. However, they do require periodic maintenance to prevent staining and damage.
  6. Concrete: Concrete countertops are durable and offer a unique, industrial look. They require periodic sealing to prevent staining and damage.
  7. Stainless steel: Stainless steel countertops are durable, easy to clean, and offer a modern, sleek look. They are often used in commercial kitchens but can also be used in residential kitchens.

Each type of countertop has its own unique qualities and characteristics, so it’s important to consider the factors that are most important to you when making a decision.

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Colonial Granite specializes in the custom fabrication and installation of natural and manufactured stone slabs for a variety of surfaces: Kitchens, Bars, Bathroom Vanities, Showers, Tubs, Laundry Rooms, Fireplaces, Outdoor Living Areas, Pools, Furniture Tops, and more!

We work with a wide variety of materials including: Granite, Marble, Travertine, Quartzite, Limestone, Onyx, Soapstone, and Slate, as well manufactured Quartz products by Q Quartz, Vicostone, and ARC Advantage Quartz.

We are always excited to create long lasting beauty in homes, as well as form long lasting relationships with our clients. No matter what your remodeling or surface needs are, we are committed to providing top-notched finished products and the highest standard of care and Customer service from beginning to end. Our team is proud to uphold our reputation and continue to exceed our clients expectations.

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