The kitchen has become the epicenter of the home, serving multiple functions such as office, study and family room as well as food prep area and dining room. This trend makes the countertop material for these kitchens more important than ever and home owners must consider the variety of ways these surfaces will be used. As always, beauty and durability are important but as stated in the article in the above link, technology is influencing the way kitchens are designed.
The Canadian laminate, Arborite has developed a new solid surface material that is both affordable and Greenguard Indoor Air Quality certified which combines the look of more popular countertop materials with the durability you’d expect from a laminate countertop. While Wilson Art and Formica continue to dominate the laminate countertop landscape with their high quality surfaces, this new line from Arborite is sure to attract fans while providing even more choice for home owners.
While kitchen countertop trends change through the years, there are some materials that remain at the forefront and maintain their popularity no matter what. Custom Design Countertops is the expert in designing and installing laminate, cultured marble and butcher block countertops but with such a large assortment of materials to choose from, it can be beneficial to see a list providing the pros and cons of each of these. The link provided above should give some clarity and help while you decide which countertop to choose.