Once you’ve made the decision to begin remodeling your kitchen or bathroom, it’s important to start thinking about your countertop material in the early stages of your project. The colors of the countertops can surprisingly alter your decision on the tone of your space.

While you are reading this you are hoping that brilliant and innovative kitchen countertop ideas will flood your mind. You may be a bit overwhelmed about the different kinds and colors and styles of natural stone countertops available. Later on, you’ll be able to discern which of these styles and colors will look ideal in your kitchen, which ones you feel passionate about. The kitchen countertop installation will be a breeze after you determine exactly what you want.

Start your process by asking youself this question: Should I choose to be bold and daring by using a bright color, or bold patterns?  Or do I want a more conservative look by using a more natural earth tone.

For help answering that question, get yourself in front of the actual stone slabs. Visit local slab yards that have a large selection of material like Surfaces USA. Natural stone materials such as, granite, marble and limestone are a great way to give your space an the look you desire.  I would personally reccomend choosing granite countertops for the kitchen considering you’ll be putting one of the most durable alternatives on the market in the most popular room in your home.

With what you’ve just learned, spend some time deciding which kitchen countertop will best enhance your kitchen. Consider colors, textures and patterns to tie together the whole space. Make sure you spend time with an interior designer and ask questions to familiarize yourself with the materials. With such an abundant supply of stunning material out there, you are sure to find one that’s right for you and your new kitchen or bathroom.

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