HGTV states "Eye-catching and hip, glass is a great option for countertop accents", and we agree!. It's a premium product that has a real wow factor.
The advantage of poured concrete is its versatility, in shape, finish and colour. You can do virtually anything with poured concrete, short of turning it into glass. You can add colour, polish it to a shine or leave it rustic for a more industrial look. Stainless steel countertops lend a modern look to a stylish kitchen. Stainless steel coordinates with any color and is one of the easiest countertop materials to clean — just wipe it with a cloth and mild soap.
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Glass is known for its eye-catching, translucent beauty, and is as durable as most other countertop materials. Because of its price and distinctive look, designers suggest using it as an accent countertop in a bathroom, rather than throughout the kitchen. LED lights can be installed to give the glass an impressive lighted glow. Glass countertops can be imbedded with a variety of textures and colors.
Bringing stainless steel countertops into the residential setting is a way to add style and transform a traditional kitchen into an area ideal for a gourmet dining experience. Stainless steel is non-porous. The countertop can be easily cleaned and is extremely resistant to mould and bacteria. This antibacterial property makes it ideal for residential or commercial use where the hygienic food preparation surfaces are required. Stainless steel is also nearly impossible to stain and is resistant to heat.
Whether you are looking for concrete countertops, or are just curious about them, they are unlike granite, marble or any other prefabricated piece of stone, as concrete is made to order and handcrafted into a one-of-a-kind pattern or shape for virtually any surface in your home. It can be produced in any color and it ages over time, exposing its unique character and aesthetic charm through subtle changes in appearance.