If your vision of laminate countertops isthat of the ugly, metal-edged laminates of yore, you need to spend a littletime looking at new products. The look has evolved so much that laminates canfool you into thinking they are granite, wood, marble, leather, or evenstainless steel.
Laminate countertops are made from layersof plastic that are bonded to a particleboard (MDF) or plywood core to create asolid countertop surface.
Ceramic, porcelain, or glass tiles aretraditional countertop materials often seen in traditional decor, but they arealso used in trendy, modern styles thanks to recent innovations, especiallywith porcelains. Traditional ceramic tiles are made of clay with a surfaceglaze; they are heated by fire to harden them. Porcelain is a type of ceramicthat features finer clays fired under higher temperatures. Porcelain is aharder and denser material that is excellent for floors and countertops.Porcelain can authentically mimic other materials, such as wood or evenleather, giving you many design options.
Artificial Marble Stone
Artificial marble stone bathroom countertopusually consists of a thick solid slab with openings cut for the sinks, butstone countertops can also be created with tiles laid in much the same fashionas ceramic tile countertops. Each type of stone has its own set of pros andcons.
Countertops made of sintered stone are arelatively new introduction, but they are steadily becoming more popular. Thesecountertops are a kind of stone sintered and shaped at high temperature, and thenthrough the action of pressure, its hardness is increased to reach level 6, andits scratch resistance and wear resistance have also been improved, which hasmore advantages These uniquely beautiful countertops are striking to look at,and they lend a bathroom a trendy designer appeal.