Which Countertop is Right for Me?

Which Countertop is Right for Me?

Which Countertop is Right for Me? So you have decided to purchase new countertops, but in today’s market the choices are nearly limitless! How do you know what type of countertop is the best option for you and your family? Continue reading to discover pros and cons to the popular countertop options of Cambria Quartz, Marble, Corian and Butcher Block. Cambria Quartz Let’s first take a look at Cambria Quartz which is an engineered countertop. Quartz countertops are fairly new and have a tremendous following because the advantages are numerous. Let’s take a closer look. Strengths To start out with, Cambria Quartz comes in a wider range of colors compared to natural stones due to its manufacturing process. The final appearance of Cambria Quartz is rich and luxurious with a depth that cannot be produced with solid surface materials like Corian. Cambria Quartz has the same durability you will find with concrete and granite, but it’s so much more forgiving and won’t chip or crack easily. Some people find the hardness of a countertop to be unpleasant, but with Cambria Quartz you will be amazed that it doesn’t feel the same way! A Cambria Quartz countertop is non-porous and resists staining much better than granite, marble and concrete. It stands up to juice, oil, wine, tomato, coffee and many other sources of kitchen stains. Its non-porous surface does not harbor bacteria or viruses like porous surfaces. You will always know that your kitchen and bathroom are clean! Weaknesses Cambria Quartz will run approximately $115-$200 per square foot. Don’t let this alarm you because these prices are competitive with that...