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Popular non-wooden kitchen Countertops

There are a lot of materials used for countertops, many of them are wood base, between the non-wood based material, there are three that are the most popular


Quartz, granite, and porcelain are popular for kitchen and bathroom countertops due to their durability, beauty, and low maintenance. Here are some comparisons between these three materials:


Quartz: composed of 90-95% natural quartz mixed with resins, pigments, and binders.

Granite: a natural stone composed of quartz, feldspar, and mica.

Porcelain: made from a mixture of clay, feldspar, silica, and other materials fired at high temperatures.


Quartz: highly durable, resistant to scratches, stains, and heat.

Granite: also, durable, but can be more prone to scratches and stains if not properly sealed.

Porcelain: extremely durable and resistant to scratches, stains, heat, and UV rays.


Quartz: available in a wide range of colours and patterns that mimic the look of natural stone.

Granite: unique natural patterns and colours, no two slabs are the same.

Porcelain: available in various colours and patterns, including options that mimic the look of marble or wood.


Quartz: requires minimal maintenance, and can be easily cleaned with soap and water.

Granite: requires regular sealing to prevent stains and bacteria from penetrating the surface.

Porcelain: easy to clean with soap and water, does not require sealing.


Quartz: mid-range in terms of cost, typically more expensive than laminate but less expensive than high-end natural stone.

Granite: varies in cost depending on the quality and rarity of the stone.

Porcelain: generally, more expensive than quartz, but less expensive than some high-end natural stone options.

In summary, quartz is a popular choice for its durability and low maintenance, granite offers unique natural patterns and colours, and porcelain is extremely durable and resistant to scratches and stains. When choosing a countertop material, it's important to consider your budget, style preferences, and maintenance needs.

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