Simple Countertop Comparisons

Q: I have no idea where to start when it comes to kitchen countertops. How can I get some clarity?

A:  With all the selections available for kitchen countertops, choosing one is no easy task! Let us at ACo guide you with some comparison-shopping and help make your vision a reality!

Kitchen Countertop Materials and the Value of Comparison Shopping

Solid Surface: Solid surface countertops are a man-made material that lives up to its name: solid! These countertops are very durable and require little to no maintenance. They come in just about every color and texture and can be make to emulate almost any look.

Wood: Maple, oak and other hardwoods make durable and elegant countertops. They provide a great surface for preparing food and can be made to match cabinets and flooring.

Natural Stone: One of the most popular choices for kitchen countertops, natural stone, has a beauty all its own. The choices of color and style are endless and because the material is natural, you can be sure that your countertop will be one-of-a-kind. From the tight pattern of quartz to dramatic swirls of marble, and the variety of granite anywhere in between, natural stone can bring visual interest and easily be the crowning jewel of any kitchen.

Metal: Metals are a unique and stylish choice for kitchen countertops. Stainless steel, copper, and even zinc can look beautiful in the right setting. Some metals gain a beautiful patina over the years, only adding to their charm. Many metals also have antimicrobial properties, making them excellent surface on which to prepare food.

Ecofriendly: Ecofriendly materials can range from bamboo to concrete to recycled glass. With a wealth of materials available, going green in the kitchen has never been easier!

There are so many great options available for kitchen countertops! Let the experts at ACo help you select the perfect surface for your project!


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