Laminate countertops, an affordable alternative can be purchased in a number of styles and colours and can stand as much as stains and scratches.
Luxurious OptionsThe very best of both worlds: These laminate surfaces mimic striking black marble and creamy taupe marble to get a luxurious appearance affluent with comparison. Revealed: Calcutta Marble and Black Alicante.
Budget-Friendly Laminate CountertopsBy far the most budget-friendly alternative, laminate countertops are enjoying a resurgence in popularity thanks to new designs that resemble wood, natural rock and even quartz at a portion of the price. Retro, mid-century looks like the omnipresent boomerang and vibrant, saturated colors are other trendy alternatives to think about.
Stylish Integrated SinkWater resistant laminate surfaces are ideal near the sink. This countertop, a new invention is harmonious using a seamless integrated sink for simple cleanup.
Realistic PatternsThis laminate countertop mimics exotic veining, with swirls of blue, brown and gold, and granite.
Travertine-Look Solid Surface Kitchen CountertopTravertine is synonymous with luxury, and that comes at a price. The natural variation in the warm-colored rock is appealing, once you calculate the cost of using slabs of travertine on your kitchen counters, but you could feel somewhat more toward it. Formica has developed a solid-surface stuff which is affordable (compared to the pricey natural rocks) and nicely mimics their look and feel. If you’re considering travertine but desire to take a look at a more budget-friendly choice, try Formica’s solid surface countertops in Travertine Gold.
Soapstone-Look Laminate Kitchen CountertopSoapstone continues to be put to use for hundreds of years as a countertop, and its own popularity lasts, as do themselves to the countertops: soapstone devotees swear by their durability. These slabs of equilibrium don't come cheap, however, and while prices vary, you'll probably be looking at upwards of $80 per square foot. This laminate lookalike boasts a more realistic, natural rock appearance.