Top Tips: Choosing your Countertop

Posted on Sep 29 2016 - 9:00am by Home Gurus

Countertops in OgdenKitchen renovation means giving your kitchen a new look, and more often than not, it involves changing your countertops as well. But choosing countertops are not as easy as it seems. Luckily, Bountiful City itself has numerous places you can shop for your desired countertop design

Make your trip to the countertop shop easier with these tips. 

Top tips for your countertop 

  1. Have a plan

Countertops are an essential part of your kitchen. Before doing your shopping, have your kitchen plan finalized. One size does not fit all when it comes to these things and returning or changing countertops because you haven’t finalized things can cost you unnecessary expenses.

  1. Make sure it fits with your house theme

Granite, marble, tiles, ceramic and wood are the most common types of countertop material. They come in different colors and textures. It is important to choose countertops that would complement your home’s theme without sacrificing its functionality.

  1. Durability and functionality

Who will use your kitchen? How often will you use it? Will guests often come? Are kids around? These are just some of the most basic questions to answer before deciding which kind of material to buy. Consider how you will utilize your kitchen and use materials that can adhere to your usage’s demands. If it is beautiful, but not durable, then it may not be the best choice for you.

  1. Don’t be afraid to mix and match

In some cases, art comes accidentally. This goes true with choosing your countertop material. Do not be afraid to mix and match. However, make sure to keep your space’s functionality a top most priority.

  1. Stick to your budget

You might have fallen in love with that marble design on first sight, but if it’s way beyond your budget then you have to let it go. Have a reasonable budget when choosing your countertop materials. Do not forget to include service fees that might be included in your countertop purchase.

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Now, you can shop for your countertops wisely and with ease. Happy shopping and renovating!