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How to Choose Good Materials for Your Countertops

Bathroom and kitchen remodeling, like most home improvement projects, come with a lot of decision-making. From finalizing the layout to figuring out which features you want to add, it can be quite the challenge for even the most enterprising homeowner. One decision that often gets glossed over but very important nevertheless are countertop materials.

Building a vanity complete with a countertop for a bathroom isn’t that different from a kitchen’s. You can make better and more informed choices by familiarizing yourself with the many options available to you. Here are a few of the best tips from our kitchen and bathroom experts at Long Island Wood Renewal.

Visit a Showroom

The best way to get a feel of the materials for your bathroom or kitchen countertops is to see them in action. Visit your contracting company’s showroom and examine the model sets carefully. Don’t hesitate to approach any representative if you have any questions about the pros and cons of specific products. Take this opportunity to really get to know the countertop and see how their colors, patterns, and designs blend with other parts of the room.

Find Inspiration Anywhere

From the pages of remodeling magazines right down to the thousands of pictures on Pinterest or in the Internet in general, it’s not difficult to find ideas and inspiration for designing your kitchen or bathroom countertops. It’s a good way to judge how they combine with other designs should you not have the chance to drop by an actual showroom.

Consider Your Lifestyle

Imagine a typical day in the life of the countertop. How many people will this upgrade serve? Will it be easy to clean and maintain? Will it clash with your kitchen cabinet refacing or will it carry the design of the entire room smoothly? Talk to a professional remodeler and designer to get more insight about the functionality of different countertop materials.

At Long Island Wood Renewal, we are your leading provider of kitchen and bathroom countertops, as well as other general contracting services. Give us a call at (631) 414-7082 or fill out our contact form to request a free estimate today. We serve homeowners in Hicksville, Plainview, and Huntington, NY, as well as other surrounding areas.