Whether remodeling or building a home from scratch, finding just the right materials for every room is essential. This is especially true when it comes to something like countertops, where you want to marry form and purpose. In addition to being fantastically functional, you’d like your countertops to have real esthetic appeal, as well. Have you considered concrete as the ideal countertop material?
Concrete is Decidedly Different
Concrete is surprisingly versatile and works beautifully for kitchen and bathroom counters and backsplashes, desks, bar tops and much more. A totally customizable material, custom concrete provides the exact design features and dimensions you want for any application in your home. When it comes to concrete countertops, myriad colors and looks are yours to choose from, including:
- Marble or granite look
- Aged, vintage-wood look
- Stainless-steel look
- Curved or straight edge
Concrete Countertops: the Practical Advantages
- Durable duty – No matter where they are, household counters usually take a beating. Concrete is a strong material that can withstand constant use, indoors and out, which is why it’s the perfect material to withstand the wear-and-tear of busy kitchens and bathrooms, patio benches and more.
- Super safe – Ensuring that the materials used for and near food preparation are safe is paramount. With concrete, you don’t have to worry. A food-grade sealant makes the surface suitable for cooking prep of all kinds. One continuous piece of counter material means more hygienic, as there are no seams or grout lines to absorb liquids and catch food particles.
- Eco-friendly is more than just a buzz word these days. It plays a vital role in sustaining our environment responsibly, and the building industry is no exception. Look for a company that uses only non-toxic and green certified materials when creating their concrete designs and products.
Custom Concrete Has the Edge on Esthetics
Concrete countertops look amazing! They add elegance to any area of your home.
- New age look – Concrete material offers a new age look that can instantly upgrade the feel of your home. Concrete countertops in the kitchen for example, are perfectly suited to the sleek and minimalist style of modern architecture and décor.
- Up the upscale factor – Luxurious looking custom concrete features instantly become the showcase element in any area of your home and can make even the simplest rooms ultra-impressive.
If you want gorgeous, made-to-order countertops that are long lasting and luxurious, explore the world of custom concrete with your building and renovations specialist. Remember, pretty + practical = perfect!
Greg Nelson is the owner of Nelson Construction & Renovations Inc. He is a Florida State Certified Building Contractor, creating artistry in all areas of design and construction projects. He is a musician, and artist. A husband and father, Greg appreciates all the wonderful elements of family life.
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