Epoxy countertops offer beauty and durablity for your kitchen, bathroom or any countertop in your home or business. This solid surface countertop can be constructed to any width and length. Therefore, offering a seamless finish unlike granite, quartz or marble.
Many times we can either go directly over your existing countertops or simply prep the existing surface so that the product adheres and we create a solid foundation.
If you’re wondering if epoxy can stack up against other types of material here are a list of strengths and weaknesses.
Strengths of Epoxy Countertops:
Countertops in your home require two necessities, appearance and durability. Epoxy countertops are superior in both categories.
As far as durability is concerned. An interesting fact is before epoxy countertops were introduced into the commercial and residential market place they were primarily used in laboratories, and still dominate the market. Epoxy countertops are resistant to heat, staining, UV rays and impact.
As far as appearance is concerned the amount of color in the epoxy can be regulated. Producing a variety of colors and effects. While solid colors remain very popular many homeowners choose a color with less pigment. Producing a semi translucent effect and is very attractive. This semi translucent effect can be enhanced with backlighting. Therefore, illuminating into and through the epoxy producing a very unique appearance.
The color choices and design of your countertops are endless. Epoxy countertops are nonporous and do not support the growth of fungus or bacteria. They are heat resistant up to 475 degrees. Quick and easy clean up are achieved with common household cleaners.
Weaknesses of Epoxy Countertops:
The biggest disadvantage in epoxy countertops is the lack of consistency when trying to produce a consistent look in different areas of the home. When adding different effects such as veins, faux, metallic and artificial fractures mimicking these artistic designs exactly from room to room can be tough. But that is also the beauty of epoxy.
Another disadvantage in the entire epoxy field is many contractors use in inferior product based on its price. Therefore, producing less than desirable results and in effect causing dissatisfaction to the whole epoxy community.
When your getting quotes for your epoxy countertops. Ask the contractor what type of material and brand they will be using and do a little research on your own.
Who should I consider epoxy countertops?
EVERYONE since they are the most cost-effective and durable countertops in the market presently.
In conclusion, colors, effects and edge choices are endless. Epoxy products are very affordable and range between $30-$75 per square foot.
Trust Company is one of the top home renovators in our area because of our many years of experience and our excellent customer service. We have been voted as the number one in quality home remodeling and customer satisfaction for five years in a row. Call us at (951) 225-3754 to learn more about our services and products.