central_concrete_countertopConcrete countertops are not a new thing, but a countertop material that seems to be gaining popularity. Most people will choose either a granite or quartz when designing a new kitchen because they are not aware of other countertop options. When they hear the word concrete they naturally assume or think of gray cement. Concrete countertops are anything but gray and plain.

Most homeowners might be surprised to find that unless you really know what you are looking for, you wouldnt even know it was concrete. This material comes in a variety of colors and options. Not only is it durable but also ecofriendly. These countertops can give your kitchen a unique and beautiful look.

Before jumping on the bandwagon and choosing concrete as your countertop material it is important to consider the pros and cons of this material.

Pros

  • No visible seams or grout lines when seem filler is used.
  • Stain resistant when properly sealed.
  • Can be made in any size or shape custom
  • Typically made on site
  • Unlimited options for color and design
  • You can add embellishments and your own designs

Cons

  • It is not always uniform
  • Heavy like granite and needs a subfloor that can support the weight
  • Restrictions on thickness
  • Appearance will change over time
  • Requires a skilled laborer to make and install
  • Restrictions on thickness
  • Can be expensive. Cost is anywhere from $150- $250 per square foot

If you are looking for something unique and want to customize your kitchen, concrete countertops are a great way to do that. They can enhance and add to the overall style of your kitchen. If you would like to compare concrete countertops to other countertop materials you can click here.

At Central Cabinetry our kitchen design experts can help you explore your different countertop options when you come in to design your new kitchen. If you are looking for new kitchen cabinets and countertops in the Orlando area and would like to have a conversation with one of our kitchen design professionals you can contact us here. They can help you determine if concrete countertops are right for your Florida kitchen remodel.

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