“What countertop material is best-suited
for our household and lifestyle?”

COUNTERTOP SAMPLES

This is a collection of the most common kitchen and bathroom countertop surface materials.
Countertop selection is based on priorities; durability, maintenance, cost and the look & feel of the material within the space.

SEE BELOW FOR OUR FAVORITE QUARTZ BRANDS, with links to their Color Galleries.

Quartz Countertop

Quartz Countertop

  • man-made, non-porous
  • no maintenance required
  • highest resistance to staining (depending on brand)
  • resistant to heat
  • resistant to scratching (use cutting mats/boards)
Granite Countertop
Granite Countertop

  • natural stone, porous
  • minimal maintenance required, yearly sealing recommended
  • can stain
  • high resistance to heat
  • resistant to scratching (use cutting mats/boards) 
Marble Countertop
Marble Countertop

  • natural stone, porous
  • highest maintenance required, regular sealing recommended
  • will stain
  • resistant to heat
  • can scratch (use cutting mats/boards) 
Acrylic Countertop
Acrylic Countertop

  • man-made, non-porous
  • low maintenance required
  • stain resistant, not stain-proof
  • low resistance to heat
  • will scratch (repairable) 
Soapstone Countertop
Soapstone Countertop

  • natural stone, porous
  • maintenance recommended
  • can stain
  • highest resistance to heat
  • scratches, mineral oil offers forgiveness (use cutting mats/boards) 
Porcelain Countertop
Porcelain Countertop

  • man-made, non-porous
  • no maintenance required
  • stain resistant
  • heat resistant (use trivets)
  • resistant to scratching (use cutting mats/boards) 
Wood Countertop
Wood Countertop

  • natural, porous
  • minimal maintenance required
  • can stain
  • low resistance to heat
  • will scratch (use cutting mats/boards) 
Laminate Countertop
Laminate Countertop

  • man-made, non-porous
  • no maintenance required
  • stain resistant
  • low resistance to heat
  • can scratch, some finishes are more forgiving

Below are some of our favorite quartz brands.
Please click each brand’s logo to see their Design Palette and Color Collections.

CAMBRIA COUNTERTOP
SILESTONE
VICOSTONE
COLORQUARTZ
VIATERA
CAESARSTONE

Granite & Marble Colors,
and Acrylic and Laminate brands/colors
COMING SOON

Let’s talk about what countertop material might be best suited for your home.

Contact me directly.. I’m Amber, the Designer, and I’d love to hear from you!
call/text 604-365-4151 or email me [email protected]

Serving Langley, Surrey, Abbotsford, Delta, and the surrounding areas.

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