Upgrade Countertops/Backsplash

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Granite

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Pros:

  • Hard and durable
  • Not susceptible to scratches
  • Heat resistant

Cons:

  • Sealant may wear off
  • Porous

Install granite countertops

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Cut granite countertops

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Cut sink hole in granite countertop

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Seam granite countertops

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Slate

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Pros:

  • Non porous
  • Hard and durable
  • Affordable

Cons:

  • Sharp corners

Install slate countertops

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Wood

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Pros:

  • Appearance
  • Variety
  • Versatile

Cons:

  • Water damage
  • Scratch and dent problems
  • Will need to be refinished in the future

Install wood countertops

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Corian

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Pros:

  • Non porous
  • Solid
  • Repairable
  • Seamless
  • Customizable
  • Easy to clean
  • Wide range of colors

Cons:

  • Not heat resistant
  • Can scratch and dent
  • Can not be polished
  • Not a natural look

Install corian countertops

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Laminate

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Pros:

  • Very affordable
  • Long lasting
  • Easy to replace
  • Wide selection
  • Customizable

Cons:

  • Cleaning is time consuming
  • Easy to cut and scratch
  • Not heat resistant
  • Burns marks not easy to remove

Install laminate countertops

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Tile

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Pros:

  • Looks
  • Affordable
  • Heat resistant
  • Stain resistant

Cons:

  • Cracking
  • Grout joints
    • Collets food particles and is difficult to clean
  • Uneven surfaces
  • Scrubbing can ruin high gloss finish

Install tile countertops

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Concrete

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Pros:

  • Seamless
  • Stain resistant when sealed
  • Unlimited color options
  • Completely customizable
  • Appearance improves with age

Cons:

  • High cost
  • High maintenance

Install concrete countertops

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