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What Countertops Are the Most Durable?

Durable countertops

Countertops can hold up to a lot of wear and tear. There are plenty of options in the market, but durability is not an option for all countertops. In this blog, we're going to cover the top 5 most durable countertops for your home.

Let's start with the basics of what makes a countertop durable first.

Countertop durability is a very important aspect to consider when deciding on a countertop material. You need to know what the top is made from and how it will hold up in the long run. There are many factors that go into making a countertop durable, such as the quality of the sealant used, the type of sealant and the amount of time it is left on the surface, the type of workmanship used, the voltage of the current running through the surface and even the quality of the wood being used.

#1: Granite

Granite countertops are the most durable type of countertop. With quality sealant applied, they are typically heat, scratch, and stain-resistant.

#2: Stone Countertops

Stone countertops are a popular choice for homeowners because of their durability and natural beauty. It gives off a rustic feel bringing a modern appeal to home design.

#3: Laminate

Laminate countertops are the most affordable and the most popular type of countertop. They come in a variety of colors and styles and stand up against a lot of wear and tear over the years with plenty of usages.

#4: Solid surface

Solid surface countertops are made from acrylic, polyester, or a combination of both. They are non-porous, so they’re easy to clean and resist staining.

#5: Butcher block

Butcher block countertops are made from hardwood that is treated with oil to protect it from moisture and bacteria. Plus, with more wear and tear, the better these can look over time!

Do you have questions regarding countertop installation for your home? We would love to be your countertop expert here at Normans in Stuttgart! Call us today to learn more about our team!

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