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Granite, Quartz & Solid Surface Countertops

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SOLID SURFACE COUNTER TOPS
  (Corian, Staron, LG Hi Macs, Krion)
Because solid surface counters are just what they're called, solid, any scratches can be sanded out, chips cracks  and  broken countertops can be completly repaired.  It is renewable and resurfaceable.  Solid Surface countertops are custom-made to your specifications by companies such as DuPont Corian, Samsung Staron and LG Hi Macs.
By choosing solid surface countertops  Houston you won’t have to sacrifice style and elegance for functionality or durability.  Choosing a solid surface countertop material for your kitchen Bathroom or commercial space gives you the freedom to customize your countertops with and myriad of color and pattern choices.  With hundreds of color options your dream kitchen or bath ideas are only limited by your imagination. Solid surface is germ and stain resistant, durable, seamless and completely renewable and repairable.  It can be used on most horizontal and vertical surfaces including countertops, shower walls and tub surrounds, window sills and table tops.  Solid surface is the ideal choice or any residential, retail, health care, food service and lodging application. Solid Surfaces are an ideal choice for shower walls.  There are no grout lines, you can use  almost any product to clean  and it is mold and mildew resistant.

Pros: comes in a rainbow of colors and patterns
Non Porous: does not support the growth of bacteria, mildew or mold, therefore completely safe to use for food preperation.

 

Durable: stands up to heavy use and resists cracking and chipping

 

Renewable and Repairable: Easily restored if damaged.

 

Stylish:  With many different manufactures there are hundreds of color and pattern choices available. 

 

Versatile:  Solid surface can be formed and cut almost any way you can imagine.

 

Cons: vulnerable to hot pans  which can damage the surface, may scratch.

Granite Counter tops 

Granite is the countertop material of choice. It defines elegance in a kitchen. As the use of granite becomes more widespread, the price comes down. The beauty of the stone contributes to the beauty of even the most modest kitchen. Granite pricing has come down significantly in recent years, there is a Granite color available for all budgets. We fabricate and install granite slabs and pre fabricated granite . 

Pre Fabricated Granite is a great way to have granite countertops at a reduced price.  There are some limitations, so Pre Fab Granite may not work in all kitchens.  Call us today to discuss the pros and cons of Pre Fab Granite.

 

 

Pros: holds up to heat; comes in a range of beautiful colors; looks permanent and substantial; will last a lifetime; has a high value to home buyers.


Cons:  becoming more affordable as it becomes more widely used; requires considerable maintenance, including periodic sealing; absorbs stains; can crack if stressed; unable to be resurfaced or repaired, color vartiation from one slab to another.

Quartz Counter tops(Silestone, LG viaterra, Hanstone, CaesarStone)

Engineered stone is composed of 93% quartz particles. It is available in a large range of colors and has a nonporous surface that resists scratches, staining and bacteria. It's easy to maintain, without the annual sealing required by natural stone. Some brands on the market include DuPont Zodiaq®, LG Viatera®, Cambria Quartz, and Silestone®.

Pros: Very hard surface, Resistant to staining and scratching; easy to care for NO SEALING REQUIRED.
Cons: Expensive, limited color selection.
Laminate

Laminate counters bear trademarks such as Formica, Nevamar, and Wilsonart. They're made of plastic-coated synthetics with a smooth surface that's easy to clean. The pieces are cut to size and finished on the ends.

Pros: you can buy laminates in lots of colors; easy to maintain; durable; inexpensive.

Cons: scratches and chips are almost impossible to repair; seams show.

Ceramic Tile

Ceramic tile is durable and easy to clean. Add to that inexpensive and you've got a really good choice for countertops for the average home. Because it's installed a section at a time, it can be done by most resourceful homeowners. If you are interested in Tiling please contact Nick McLoughlin @ 832-790-5015


Pros: takes hot pans; easy to clean; wide range of price, color, texture and design.
Cons: counter surface is uneven; tiles can easily chip or crack; grout lines become stained; custom-designed tiles are very expensive.
Source: About.com

 

Our Mission

We promise to provide quality custom countertops at an affordable price.

Our goal is to exceed your expectations . We do this by providing personal service before, during and after installation. We take great pride in each step of every project. We use the best materials, fabricated and installed by skilled craftsmen. 

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