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The importance of kitchen countertops 

Contractors, designers, and architects know kitchen countertops are among the most important elements of the room. They not only define space and proportion but must perform the ultimate double-duty; from a design point of view, they are a focal point and must be visually exciting and appealing. From the functional point of view, they need to keep us organized by providing enough storage and workspace. The customer must choose wisely.

Quartz countertops: one of the most popular

Quartz comes in an abundance of colors and patterns, from marble, terrazzo, travertine, and crystalline effects to watery hues, flecks, and tone-on-tone. Current manufacturing technology helps Nature-inspired quartz countertops to be current with modern trends and needs. Your quartz options are engineered to be 95 percent pure quartz and five percent resins, binders, and other minerals.

As a result, these countertops are more durable, stain-resistant, and non-porous than some other stones, making them hygienically ideal for the kitchen. They are durable, scratch, and stain-resistant and, because they are non-porous, they do not need sealers. There's also more flexibility in edge treatments because they're held in place using glue and epoxy instead of the typical screws needed with some.

Other materials:

Although countertops can be constructed from an assortment of materials, including laminate and ceramic tile to solid surfactant and concrete, a stone is the most commonly sought. Stone is durable and has some level of heat resistance. Be sure to ask about porosity and sealing requirements.

Granite is luxurious and opulent, made from a combination of quartz, feldspar, and mica. There are about 3,000 colors and types available, and, since Metro Carpet & Floors gets it from all over the world, you won't see yours in anyone else's home. It's durable, thoroughly heat resistant, and practically maintenance-free when treated with sealants.
Marble adds luxury with beautiful and unique veining. No two slabs are ever alike. It's durable, and sealants eliminate the challenges associated with porosity. Marble is expensive, so many use it as accents, for instance, on islands or sections of countertops. Other popular stones include limestone and soapstone.

At Metro Carpet & Floors, we keep ahead of the current trends by attending seminars, workshops, and trade shows. When it comes to a remodel, whether it be countertops or flooring, you can be sure of getting the most current information. Visit any one of our five showrooms. We have locations in Dearborn Heights, MI, Canton, MI, Waterford Township, MI, Troy, MI, && Farmington Hills, MI. Please stop by and see all our options for countertops.