How To Choose The Materials For Your Bathroom Countertops

Select the bathroom countertops material is not an easy task, but fortunately we have a lot of different price options. Bathroom countertop is different from kitchen tops (regardless of hot pot, knife, red wine and coffee), so people are more entangled in the style and cost, rather than strength. Fortunately, the countertop materials on the market can be both beautiful and durable. Here are some tips to tell you how to choose material for bathroom table how to choose.

 

Granite

Compared with quartz, granite is more natural, real, and with unique patterns and rich and varied textures. The surface needs to be sealed.

Advantages: various styles, and it is easier to find what you love.

Hard, scratch-resistant, easy to maintain.

Impervious, water-resistant, heat-resistant.

Disadvantages: the price is expensive.

Once damaged or damaged, it is difficult to repair it.

 

Quartz

Quartz stone is combined with 93% natural quartz and 7% resin.

Advantages: harder than granite, does not require surface sealing.

Natural moisture, corrosion, antibacterial.

There are many types of edge and installation options.

Disadvantages: a good price of good quartz stone, comparable to granite and marble.

Due to the characteristics of the polished and material handling, easy to leave fingerprints and stains, you need to frequently wipe.

 

Artificial Stone

Artificial stone is made of acrylic (acrylic) and gravel (powder), it is rich in colors and styles.

Advantages: highly waterproof, antibacterial, rust-proof.

Have a simulation of natural stone spots and textures.

Do not need to be sealed.

Can be well compatible with sink, splash, and can be customized color and reflective effect.

Disadvantages: Requires professional installation process.

Dark color countertops easily show scratches and abrasion.

 

Marble

The elegant marble has always been a symbol of wealth and power. But thanks to the developing of mining industry, the price of marble has become affordable to the public. There are many colors of marble, but the most popular color for bathroom is white background with grey veins.

Advantages: durable, not easy to scratch, drop pit.

Can be polished high gloss, or honed finish.

Fit to any style.

Disadvantages: expensive.

Not resistant to corrosion, scratches, afraid of acidic substances.

Need regular care to maintain the polishing effect.

 

Concrete

Concrete is no longer just an industrial material, it can have an endless variety of visual appearance. Concrete countertops are generally not on-site production, in order to ensure quality control.

Advantages: natural original, appearance of nature.

Color, texture and decoration can be customized.

Shape, size and edge type can be customized.

Eco-friendly.

Disadvantages: professional design, production and installation.

The surface needs waxing and sealing.

There will be seams.

 

Ceramic tile

The ceramic tiles look livelier and fit the Mediterranean style. Some styles of tiles can also be strips and bathtub surrounding.

Advantages: thermal insulation, anti-corrosion, scratch-resistant, waterproof.

Cheap, damaged parts can be replaced individually.

Installation and style can be customized.

Disadvantages: Gargling may mold.

Tiles are brittle and easily damaged.