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What is the Best Kitchen Countertop Material?

The many different material options for your kitchen countertop can make choosing the one the hardest part of all. Luckily, we are here to help at Legacy Bath and Kitchen. Our design team will personally assist you in choosing the material that best fits your budget and style. Here are some pros and cons of various types of countertop materials.

Laminate

Laminate countertops are made from multiple layers of plastic stacked on top of each other and bound to particleboard to create a firm surface. Although laminate can be seen as a more inexpensive material, it’s easy to maintain surfaces, variety of designs and easy installation process makes it a popular choice for kitchen counters.

Granite

As one of the more durable and luxurious countertop materials with a wide variety of colors and variations to choose from, granite continues to be a popular choice. Granite counters offer very little maintenance, high resistance to heat and increased home value. Although it is elegant and easy to clean, granite can be on the pricier side and difficult to install.

Quartz

Unlike granite, quartz countertops are not directly made from slabs of stone. Instead, quartz and other mineral particles are arranged into a slab formation and coated with resin to create the final product. The creation process warrants a higher price tag on these countertops, but their easy installation process, simple maintenance and ability for customization guarantees you’re getting your money’s worth.

Wood or Butcher Block

Wood countertops, most often made from maple and oak trees, are a sleek, classic material choice for your home’s kitchen. They are long-lasting, easy to clean and allow you to prepare food directly on their surface. Maintenance is minimal but necessary to prevent long term damage from water, knives and cracking.

Although there’s no one material that is overall the best when compared to the others, our team at Legacy Bath and Kitchen can help you find the best one for you and your home. For more information and a free consultation, contact us at Legacy Bath and Kitchen today! Whether you are creating a brand new kitchen or looking for a kitchen countertop upgrade, our team of experts will be with you from design to installation.

Why Legacy Bath and Kitchen?

We are committed to your bathroom and kitchen remodel. Since 2006, owners Jason and Krishelle Hicks and their team of expert designers and installers have prided themselves in building bathrooms and kitchens using superior products and craftsmanship with extraordinary service - all at a fair price.

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Our team has been remodeling bathrooms and kitchens for over a decade. We have worked on over 8,000 projects in San Antonio. Not only do we have experience, we know how to make it hassle-free. Our family-owned and operated team is ready for your project!
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A project is not done until the customer is happy. Ask any of our homeowners - they'll tell you. We use durable materials from reliable sources when creating your spaces. We pride ourselves on holding our team to the highest expectations and quality of work.

What Our Customers Say

Always on Time

Had master bath done and was so pleased we had the other bath done just a few months later. Joe our Sales Rep helped a lot with us making up our minds and the installers were always on time and worked straight through until the job was done. We have nothing but praise for whole process have made numerous recommendations to our friends.

Rebekah L.

Prompt and Courteous

The installers were prompt and courteous. They explained everything that I needed to know about cleaning the walk-in shower. They left the shower clean. Joe Vasquez was able to get the project completed in time as it was a medical rush. I would recommend them to my friends.

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Great Experience

Great experience. The crew arrived on time, were courteous and polite. All expectations were exceeded. Bathroom looks great.

Michael C.

Absolutely Fabulous

Pete and Roberto are absolutely fabulous. They showed up on time every day and got right to work. Demolition was done efficiently and install was done on time. They let me know at all times what was happening. Great work and better workers.

Ray K.

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Joe the salesman was very professional and helpful. They kept me informed about the status of my order. Once they got all the parts they scheduled an install date and were in and out in 3 days. I love my new bathroom.

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