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White Granite Countertops

Posted on: October 24th, 2014 by Luke
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White Granite countertops & Marble countertops are very popular in Chicago and all over the United States.

White granite countertops are beautiful and in demand. It looks great on both classic and modern kitchen & bathroom designs. Many people are familiar just with white granite and marble, but there is much bigger material selection.

There is many materials which are really great for kitchen countertops such as granite, marble, quartz, quartzite and also recycled glass. It really depends on your taste which one would be the best choice for you. Some people likes to cook and use their kitchen often. In this case you would need probably Granite, Quartz, Quartzite or Recycled glass countertops. Marble has great look and comes in beautiful patterns. Unfortunately it wears off pretty fast if you use your kitchen  extensively, but again some people like antique look of used countertops. It is really up to personal preferences.

White Granite Countertops

White Granite Countertops Chicago

White Granite Countertops

Granite countertops are probably most popular from all materials mentioned above. Granite is strong material with huge selection of many different colors and patterns. Granite is a heat resistant, but needs to be sealed to prevent water penetration and staining. Since there is not so many white granites, white granite countertops are not very common. Luckily we have many other materials which comes in white colors. See below.

 White Marble Countertops

White Marble Countertops kitchen island

Calacutta White Marble Countertops

Marble countertops are beautiful and are used mostly for bathroom vanities. Some of the white marbles such as Calacutta White on the image above are used for high end kitchen countertops. This type of stone complements classic as well as modern design. Marble isn’t the best choice for the kitchen countertops, because it is softer than other materials and wears of much faster than granite or Quartz. Regardless this fact, white marble countertops are very popular  and in demand.

White Quartzite Countertops

White quartzite countertops - kitchen island

White Quartzite Kitchen Countertops

White Quartzite countertops would be probably the best solution for people who like cool design of Calcutta White, but expect their countertops to be strong and long lasting. White Quartzite has beautiful vein patterns such as marble and it is harder than the granite. This means that quartzite countertops stays in a new like shape much longer than marble.  But again, some of us likes antique look of aged marble.

White Quartz Countertops

White quartz countertops

White Quartz Countertops with Quartz Full Height Back Splash

White Quartz countertops are made form engineered materials such as Hanstone, Caesarstone, Silestone and other brands. It is made as a mix of natural quartz  with polymer resign. Manufacturer can ad small pieces of glass, metal or other components to achieve desirable designs. These countertops are easy to maintain and very durable. Most of quartz materials comes with 15 year or lifetime warranty.

White Recycled Glass Countertops

White Recycled Glass Kitchen Countertops

Kitchen Island – Recycled Glass Countertop

Recycled Glass Countertops have similar features as Quartz countertops. Recycled Glass materials are engineered as a mix of high strength polymer and recycled glass. It comes in white and many other colors. These countertops are also very strong and durable.

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