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Choosing the Right Countertops for Your New Kitchen Remodeling Project

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Kitchen remodeling projects are one of the most exciting opportunities for any homeowner, especially because you get to totally customize each and every aspect of this important room in the house. The prospect of designing a new kitchen is fun, but it is also overwhelming.

If this is your first time going through a kitchen remodeling project, the most important thing you can do to stop yourself from getting overwhelmed is to focus on one thing at a time. Today, we will focus on countertops.

Arguably one of the most important aspects of your new kitchen design, the countertops are essential for pulling all of your colors and textures together. What kind of mood do you want your kitchen to convey? What patterns or styles are you thinking of using? Focus all of those aspects into creating the perfect countertops for your home!

Still need help finding the right options to choose? Here are some tips to get you started.

1. What are you using the countertops for?
Even if you aren’t keen on cooking, you still likely use your countertops a lot. In fact, you probably use your countertops more than you realize. If you live with a family, think about all the times you use the countertops to set down items, plates, food, drinks, and more. You may even rest some of your appliances on top of the counter. 

The countertops are an important part of the structure of your kitchen, so keep that in mind when looking for a durable and beautiful material. You may wish to consider silestone countertops, which come from quartz so are super-tough and durable, so are able to resist scratches, stains, and many other types of damage that could occur in such a well-used room in the home. 

2. What is your budget?
Probably the most important parts of choosing a kitchen countertop is deciding on your budget. It takes a lot of time and careful consideration to come up with a budget that works, and you need to make sure that it’s a budget you can also stick with. After determining your budget, and promising yourself that you won’t overspend, you can see what your countertop options are. If you’re unable to come up with a reasonable budget for your kitchen remodel fort collins project, you should check us out. We’ll guide you through the entire process and help you create a budget that’s affordable for you.

3. What matches your cabinets?
You will most likely be installing new cabinets as part of your kitchen remodeling project, so you should make sure that your kitchen countertops match it in style and design. Coordinating styles between all the parts of your kitchen will help to create a stunning finished look. Not to mention it can increase the overall value of your home!

4. What look do you want to achieve? 
The technical and functional properties of the countertops are important, but what’s most important is that you find something that is aesthetically pleasing to you. Make sure that, when determining a new style and design for your kitchen, you pick one that you are really going to love, and one that is possible to work with given your budget and chosen materials. Don’t design your countertops inconsistently from the rest of the house. For example, if you are a fan of the farmhouse style, you should go with a farmhouse-style countertop that utilizes a lot of wood and refurbished materials.

Find the Countertops of Your Dreams Today!
Start with the basics to determine your chosen style, texture, maintenance needs, and price range. From there, finding your favorite kitchen countertops will be a lot easier. It’s always best to work with a professional for further guidance!
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