Category Archives: Solid Surface Countertops

What’s the Typical Cost of Solid Surface Countertops?

Solid surface countertops are a popular choice nowadays, especially because they’re attractive, sanitary and not as expensive to produce as many alternatives. Unlike granite or quartz countertops, they don’t need to be mined from a quarry, cut, processed and polished. Instead, mineral dust is mixed with resins and pigments to create a custom countertop that […]

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The Cleanliness and Sanitary Qualities of Solid Surface Countertops

When you’re trying to decide between quartz, granite or solid surface countertops, it can be a tough decision. It’s hard to decide between the beauty of natural stone versus solid surface countertops, which are also quite attractive—and have better cleanliness and sanitary qualities than other countertop types. Not sure how to decide? Read on to […]

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Are Granite Countertops Radioactive?

When shopping for new countertops and deciding between natural stone vs. granite, you may hear that granite is radioactive. It sounds like an internet myth at first, but it’s not technically wrong. In fact, the stone may contain traces of uranium, thorium or radium, which all decay into radon over the course of many centuries. […]

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