What Makes Concrete Countertops Ideal Over Other Options?

Concrete For Bars Washington DCWhen it comes to kitchen counters, there are so many options in the market that it can be quite difficult to choose. While many of them look very appealing, that is not the only consideration you should take into account when you are choosing. That is why it is recommended that you go with concrete countertops every time. This material has been used as a basic building material for almost 200 years, and it is now catching on as a countertop material.

You may be wondering how concrete, which doesn’t look very nice, can be made into a kitchen countertop. The good news is that there are so many different ways to finish it and make it ideal for a countertop. In fact, in many cases it looks a lot better than countertops that are made out of other materials. There are several reasons why concrete countertops are becoming more and more popular over the years:

  • Longevity: The first is that concrete countertops will outlast those made out of other materials by many years. Kitchen counter tops take a beating in the average home – food preparation and in some homes, it is where families share meals. This means that it should be designed to last, and that is the quality that concrete offers – it will be a long time before you need to replace a concrete kitchen countertop.
  • Finishing Options: All sorts of finishes are available with a concrete countertop. You can choose to stain it with a pigment to match the rest of the kitchen décor. You can coat it with another material or use aggregates and so on. Concrete is versatile because it bonds with most other materials rather easily.
  • Affordability: Lastly, concrete is affordable. You will be paying between $100 and $150 per square foot. When you consider how long the countertop will last, this is quite a bargain.

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