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4 Things to Consider in Choosing The Right Kitchen Countertop

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The kitchen is one of the most visited areas in your home, and you don’t want to make your kitchen look terrible when your guests arrive. Finally, it’s time for you to renovate your kitchen. Whether it’s just an upgrade or a complete makeover, you may want to make your kitchen as fresh and welcoming as it can be.

One of the most significant item to consider during renovation is your countertop. There is a wide array of varieties when choosing your countertop. It can be granite, quartz, wood, stainless steel, and other designs that would fit in your kitchen.


Your preferred material will play an essential role in your kitchen as it will be your surface for food preparation, cooking, and even an area for eating. So there are things you need to consider before choosing the countertop material for your kitchen.

A Good Fit is Essential

Homeowners nowadays evaluate their lifestyle before choosing a countertop. It’s like selecting the right dress according to your style.

For example, if you are a mother of 5 children and most of the time you’re in the kitchen making pancakes, cookies, sandwiches. You might want to consider that choosing a bright coloured countertop is not applicable to your kitchen.

If you tend to work from time to time in your kitchen, then a dark coloured countertop is the most suitable for you as the stains are not entirely visible on dark countertops.

Marble Can Be a Bad Idea

Marble countertops are bright coloured and usually come in white tones. For a busy kitchen, even a slight stain could destroy the beauty of the marble. Marble countertops are a porous material, which means they are penetrable by bacterias and viruses.

That’s the not-so-cool aspect of getting a marble countertop. Also, marble countertops are also vulnerable to stains. Liquids that are left unattended could become a serious dilemma as it can be a headache cleaning the stains.

Lastly, you’ll feel uncomfortable cooking beside a marble countertop that has a lot of stains. Now, think twice before buying or installing it, and if you have one, you might want to upgrade to a more suitable kitchen countertop.

Consider the Expense

Before choosing a countertop, assess your budget first. Ask yourself how much are you willing to spend on a perfect countertop for your kitchen? Canvass and start searching for different worthy countertops. You don’t want to spend too much on a kitchen countertop without the quality and durability you’re looking for.

Create a budget not only for your countertop but on the overall expenses for the renovation of your kitchen. There’s nothing more problematic than overspending from your chosen budget or having to cover up for your excess costs.

Choose Your Ideal Design

Kitchen countertop trends change from time to time. And, while it turns, you have to decide on the material that you think will last for a couple or more years. You don’t have to spend more money and change your countertop every year. The only thing you need to make sure of is to choose the right and most suitable countertop that best fit your kitchen design.

Takeaway

Before choosing your countertop material or before deciding to install one, you have to consider these four simple tips to help you find the perfect countertop material for your kitchen.

Also, to select the most suitable countertop is to visit a showroom. For example, a quartz showroom. In this way, you can learn the benefits of a single kitchen countertop. Start making a plan, search for materials, visualise your ideal design, and you’re sure to find the perfect countertop for your kitchen.

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Janis H. Walker
Janis Walker is a fashion editor and blogger. She loves to listen to classical music while working. Janis also loves to go to dramatic musical plays. At home, she spends time reading various books, magazines, or novels.

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