So, you’ve made the exciting decision to revamp your home. Whether you’re starting from the ground up in remodeling every square corner of your room or you are looking for ways to refine and enhance a room with some changes and modern touches, we are here to help. Your countertops and backsplash areas are often overlooked, replaced with home renovation projects that focus on cupboards or flooring. Countertops hold gravity when dictating the overall appearance of a space, and because of this, we have created an ultimate guide to kitchen and bathroom countertops, comparing the benefits of various countertop materials and focusing on the best maintenance tips and tricks to help you with your home improvement projects.
If you can’t decide on where to start with your room renovations, the initial selection of countertop materials is oftentimes the hardest one. At Vancouver Countertop Installations, we are the experts in all matters countertops and are here to assist in any way we can. We provide homes access to gorgeous and durable granite for their countertop projects. Known as one of the most traditional kitchen countertop options it’s favored highly in the industry with heat resistance and durability. Available in gorgeous hues, patterns, and colors, granite is a scratch-free and stunning option for any kitchen or bathroom countertop.
As a man-made construction material, quartz is designed to stand up to the test of time, remaining scratch and scuff free, resisting the heat of hot pans and dishes, while offering a modern and chic overall aesthetic. Quartz is particularly excellent for kitchens and bathrooms as a low-maintenance countertop choice, easily wipeable and stain-resilient. Whether you’re looking for natural marble-like quartz colors, or are looking for a hue to match your personal style, quartz manufacturers in recent years have continued producing this countertop material in a larger color palette leaving you with almost too many beautiful choices.
Oftentimes referred to as the ‘pinnacle of modern homes’, marble is a luxurious countertop material available in a full range of colors, hues, and patterns. Customers invest in marble countertops as the final results are truly stunning every time. With an almost unrecognizable kitchen and bathroom at the conclusion of our professional countertop installation services, marble instantly creates an opulent appearance. Softer than granite or quartz, marble may be more susceptible to long term wear and tear, which is something to be aware of.
Cleaning Tips and Maintaining Tricks For Your New Countertops
Countertops, in general, are designed to bear the brunt of daily wear and tear. With the kitchen and bathroom being two of the most-used rooms in a typical household, at Van Countertops, we take care and consideration into our work making sure all countertops are sealed and protected for years of use to come. We recommend our clients to perform regular countertop maintenance care with countertop sealants, and investing in specific granite, quartz, or marble cleaners and polishes to keep your countertops as glossy and streak-free as ever.