Homeowners looking for low maintenance countertops have many outstanding choices in all price ranges. Here is a list of the top five low maintenance countertop surfaces options available for your new home in Pittsburgh.
Laminate: A laminate countertop surface has many advantages. It is affordable, comes in hundred of colors and patterns and is very low maintenance. The solid surface is non-porous, making it the key to easy cleaning. Laminate never needs sealing or refinishing. Due to fairly low cost, they can be replaced without great expense. It is a great finish to use in your Parry laundry room if you would like to cut costs somewhere.
Recycled Glass: This is a relatively new product. The kitchen and bath countertop is made from crushed glass embedded in clear resin, the same type of resin that is used to produce solid surface counters. The furnished surface is smooth and completely non porous. Clean up is quick and easy. Recycled glass would be an attractive addition for your Parry home while being resistant to staining and heat. No sealing is needed.
Solid Surface: There are a variety of solid surfaces. A solid surface countertop offers worry free upkeep and is quickly cleaned with soap and water. These low maintenance resin countertops products are resistant to staining, and epoxy and acrylic resin countertops are heat and impact resistant too. If lightly scratched, since the pigment goes through the entire countertop, the scratch can be sanded out and the appearance restored.
Stainless Steel: As a countertop material, stainless steel would be as low maintenance as it gets for your Parry home. No sealing or refinishing is ever required and cleaning is easy with mild soap products. These countertops work well in the kitchen or bath since food, juice, and facial cleaners won’t stain them. They are heat resistant to stand up to hot pots and pans or hot hair tools in the bathroom.
Quartz: Quartz could make a very attractive countertop for your Parry Kitchen or bath. It is an ideal material because it has the look and performance of stone, such as granite or marble, without the natural weaknesses. It won’t stain and is non-porous. It is a low maintenance and very easy to clean. It is also called an engineered stone; it would make a very durable, long-lasting bath or kitchen countertop for your Parry home.
By comparing the style, appearance and maintenance should help you choose they type of countertops that will work for you and your family in your new Parry Custom home.