Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Countertop Types Pros and Cons

We listed the pros and cons of different countertop types.  This list will help you select the right type of countertop depending on your needs and budget

  • Stone/Composite (Granite/Quartz/Slate)
    • Pros: Heat resistant, durable
    • Cons: High price tag
    • Price: $50-$100/sq. ft.
  • Butcher Block
    • Pros:  More Flexibility to shape
    • Cons: Does not clean as easy, moisture damage
    • Cost: $60-$90/sq. ft.
  • Stainless Steel
    • Pros:  Easy to clean, stylish, heat resistant
    • Cons:  Potential to dent
    • Cost:  $100/sq. ft.
  • Concrete
    • Pros:  Durable and heat resistant
    • Cons:  Potential Staining
    • Costs: $70-$125/sq. ft.

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