Should you match your bathroom countertops to the ones in your kitchen?

There are plenty of reasons why you’d want to get the same type of natural stone for all the countertops in your house, but there are also issues of functionality to consider.

Kitchen and bathroom countertops will see vastly different conditions throughout their lifetimes and that should be one of the main things considered when choosing countertop surfaces for each room. In a kitchen, the countertop is usually kept dry and you should only expect to be cleaning food crumbs, stains, and marks from dishes or silverware.

Bathroom countertops on the other hand come with a whole new set of problems in the form of water damage that you’ll have to deal with. The laminate countertop that comes standard in many homes can easily be destroyed by water damage, not to mention that many common household cleaners can cause damage and discoloration as well. Even products like toothpaste and mouthwash can eat away at your countertop.

There’s a simple solution to these problems though. It answers the question I asked at the beginning of this article as well. You should match your bathroom and kitchen countertops if you want granite in both rooms. If you want quartz or another material in your kitchen, don’t match them. Always put Granite in your bathroom. Once sealed, granite is impervious to water damage which makes all the problems I listed before go away.

A sealed granite countertop won’t be vulnerable to water damage or discoloration and it’ll look beautiful as well! On top of that, one of the best things about Granite is that there are so many colors and styles to choose from! Weather you have a modern, contemporary, classical, or any other style bathroom, Granite Surfaces of Texas carries a type of granite that would suite your theme perfectly.

 

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