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Glass Countertops Are The Perfect Choice For Kitchens & Bathrooms | Arlington VA

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37b003efaf279ac1b20b1d09a03d8ac9With all the different types of countertop materials to choose from, it can be difficult to choose the perfect finish for your home. Quartz, granite, laminate, wood, metal and marble are the materials that generally come to mind, especially for kitchens. However, these aren't the only types of materials, glass is also used to great effect. In fact, for both kitchens and bathrooms, glass countertops are one of the best options, for a variety of reasons.

Elegance

In the past, the most elegant homes were often outfitted with granite or marble countertops. These materials are considered high-end luxuries that last. Today, glass countertops share the stage with these materials, and they are showing up in some of the most beautiful homes in the world. Although they are completely functional, they are also unique pieces of art that express the good taste and individuality of the homeowner.

Variety

With a plethora of textures from smooth to wavy to bubbled and anything else you can think of. In fact, it is so flexible, you can easily create a stunning look with this simple material. You can combine different types of glass, in any color you like, layer it, or use a single color. What's more, you don't have to settle for a straight-edged countertop like everyone else. Glass can be formed to curve and bend in ways that other materials simply cannot. That means you can design a one-of-a-kind countertop that no one else will ever have.

Light

One of the coolest things about glass countertops is the variety of ways that they can be lit. Some people prefer to light the glass with colored lights from within. Others use task lighting to shine down on the countertops to enhance the colors and textures within. These approaches are great for kitchens and bathrooms alike. Another idea is to combine glass countertops with glass-fronted upper cabinetry for a bright, open kitchen design. Even without special lighting techniques, glass reflects light and gives the room a lighter feeling than marble or granite.

Non-Porous

Glass naturally resists bacteria, making it an excellent choice for kitchen and bathroom countertops. Nothing will permeate the surface either, so you won't have to worry about stains from food or other products ruining your new counters. It's a simple matter of wiping up any spills and they instantly go away. Even better, you never have to worry about sealing the surface like you do with other countertop materials because glass stays non-porous forever.

If you're considering glass countertops for your bathroom or kitchen, congratulations, you're making a good choice. If you need any help along the way, please don't hesitate to contact us. We'll be more than happy to answer any questions you and we'll help you choose the right glass for your application.

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