Whether you’re building or remodeling your dream kitchen, one of the toughest decisions to make is selecting the perfect countertops. In this post, your trusted local custom home builders, Artistic Design Build Inc. shares five countertop materials you can choose from for your kitchen.
1. Stainless Steel
This countertop material is usually used in restaurant kitchens but can provide an exquisite, modern feel when used in your home. Stainless steel is rust and burn-resistant, nonporous, antibacterial and antimicrobial. It can be installed easily and is also effortless to clean.
It is mainly used to create plates, bowls, silverware and basins, but complements homey and “old world” kitchens. Pewter’s earthy and grey appearance attracts many homeowners. It is often confused with zinc and develops a muted charcoal patina over time. The material is easy to clean and has a nonporous surface doesn’t allow bacteria contamination.
Typically used for kitchen and bathroom countertops, resins are created from cured epoxy, acrylic or polyester resin. Resins can be customized into unique seamless designs and your desired look. Aside from being aesthetically pleasing, acrylic resin is very durable and is resistant to impact, staining, UV rays, scratches and heat. They are nonporous as well and easily cleaned with simple household items. Choose a home builder who is an expert in custom kitchen remodel designs like Artistic Design Build Inc., to make the most of this versatile material.
The second most popular kind of metal countertop which has also an “old world” look. The unique countertop material has been used for centuries and can change color and patina over time. It is easy to clean and a natural antimicrobial.
It is one of the rarest countertop materials, gives a shiny, unique, gold color. As it’s made of copper and zinc, it is less likely to develop dents and scratches. As it ages, it changes color and patina, creating a brownish-black hue.
Let’s Plan Your Kitchen Remodeling Today
At Artistic Design Build Inc., our team of professionals and experts remodeling contractors will make your dream kitchen happen. We can also design the perfect bathroom for you. Call us at (301) 962-0123 or complete our online contact form. We serve clients in Potomac, MD.