types of countertop materials

Sharing my list of best types of countertop materials. The advantages and disadvantages of each. List of FAQs.

Kitchen is the heart of home. When it comes time for deciding on new countertop material for your remodel or when you are building a new home, countertops are  very important.

You should not select a countertops just for the looks, you need to factor in functionality and your life style.

In my opinion, the best  materials are those that  score high when compared on different factors like looks,  function, maintenance and durability.

Quartzite Countertops

Quartzite is a natural stone. It is very hard. They are available in a wide range of colors. You can find quartzite slabs in light colors like white, grey, beige with subtle vein pattern.

Quartzite Countertops

Quartzite is a very hard stone which means it is scratch resistant. This natural material is also heat resistant.

Granite Countertops: Granite countertops have been on the list of best materials for a long time. They  make the best countertops for indoor and outdoor kitchens. Granite is a natural stone.

It is a coarse-grained igneous rock composed primarily of quartz, feldspar, and mica. Granites are available in wide variety of colors. You can find granites from whites to browns and green to black.

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