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Concrete Kitchen Countertops

Concrete CountertopBeautiful tiles, quartz, granite, and marble are some of the most popular choices for kitchen countertops among homeowners. However, there are some who would love to get something more basic and simpler like concrete kitchen countertops.

Truth be told, concrete is not exactly cheap but it is somewhat and, in some cases, cheaper compared to the materials mentioned above. Many kitchens feature concrete counters and they just use granite, quartz, marble, and others for the countertop. And yes, you actually have a choice to just leave the concrete as is! Of course, if you didn’t originally use concrete to build your kitchen before the countertops, then this will certainly be a more expensive option.

Some advantages of concrete kitchen countertops are the following:

  • They’re easy to customize to the shape that you prefer.
  • Concrete is heat-resistant and scratch-resistant.
  • You can choose to embed decorations like shells, glass fragments, stones, lights, and more!
  • Concrete is one of the most durable materials out there that you can expect to last for many decades.
  • If the concrete is properly sealed, it is easy to clean.
  • Because of the price tag attached to concrete countertops, installing these can instantly increase the value of your real estate.

Yes, concrete countertops have several disadvantages too:

  • You have to seal your concrete kitchen countertops every year.
  • Concrete is very heavy and must be carefully installed to avoid damaging your kitchen floors.
  • If concrete countertops crack, it can be very difficult to repair. In many cases, costly replacement is already necessary.

If you plan to go for something unique and simple for your kitchen, you may want to consider concrete countertops! Sure they have some disadvantages, but what doesn’t? Perhaps its advantages will help you make a great decision!

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