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Which Countertop Should Be in my Bathroom?

02 Dec

While people don’t normally entertain guests in the bathroom, it does not mean that you should neglect its design and appeal. Just like any other room in your house, the appearance of your bathroom can significantly add value to your home’s aesthetics. At the same time, though, it has to remain functional.

One of the important fixtures in the bathroom is the countertop. Not only can it serve as a repository for toiletries and accessories, it can also be the focal point of the bathroom. During remodelings and renovations, in fact, choosing the bathroom countertop proves to be a strong point of contention between couple homeowners. Picking out a new countertop for a bathroom remodel can be tricky if you’re not thorough, that’s why research should first be made, especially on preferred materials.

Solid-surface countertops are perfect for homeowners mostly concerned about mold and mildew buildup. The synthetic material is engineered to be hypoallergenic and can be custom-molded. Ceramic and porcelain tiles are also a good choice, especially for those who would like to have that classy, sophisticated theme. Larger tiles, meanwhile, reduce the need for many grout lines, but simple household detergent products can be used to clean them.

Discerning homeowners in the market for a top-quality remodel may aim for granite countertops. Already a prime choice for kitchen countertops, granite works just as well in the bathroom. The material is also easy to maintain with a mix of liquid detergent and warm water, plus periodic sealing.

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Posted by on December 2, 2013 in Home Improvement

 

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