Asked on Feb 10, 2012

best surface for counter top?

Culpepper Carpets and Interiors, Inc.Yamini LEED AP at Urbanmotifs3po3


3 answers
  • 3po3
    on Feb 10, 2012

    Here are a few answers to your question: I think you'll find the general consensus is that granite is your best option, if you can afford it. It's durable and fairly low-maintenance, and probably has the best resale value.

  • I personally like Quartz since I cook a lot and have little ones at home so no time for maintenance. Granite for sure when they grow up and I cook less.

  • Granite continues to be the number one choice for counter tops, it is heat & stain resistant & does not scratch easily, the negative is that it emits radon in low doses. Quartz is the 2nd favorite, it is a little more contemporary in style, but excellent in performance as Yamini stated. Marble is rising in popularity due to the new sealers. In the past marble was a problem due to it's porous nature and stains. The man made composites are also a wise choice, less in price also.

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