Las Vegas Countertops at A Granite M.D.
The kitchen countertop is one of the most important elements in a kitchen, both on its aesthetic appeal and functionality. Every home kitchen has one, regardless of its scale and theme. When it comes to countertops, the most popular materials are natural stone, though there are also quite a few widely used options.
A Granite M. D. provides its clients with only the best countertops in Las Vegas from top grade materials for every kitchen remodeling needs. From natural to manufactured stone, we have a wide range of options with different colors and patterns, and we deliver them with the finest cut and finish.
Granite countertops are the most popular and commonly used countertops in Las Vegas. Granites are a natural stone, an igneous rock, with very strong and durable properties and have natural colors and patterns. They also have amazing scratch, stain, water, heat, and weather resistant properties, making them a heavy duty and low maintenance countertop.
Granite countertops are often categorized by their colors. The colors are naturally created based on the granite’s mineral content: there’s no way of changing it, though it does have a wide variety of natural colors to choose from. Some colors are a bit rarer than the rest, as it all depends on where it is quarried. The most popular ones are black granites and white granites, though brownish and beige granite are also quite common.
Quartz countertops are engineered countertops made from about 95% natural quartz crystals and 5% resin binders. This combination makes it more flexible for kitchen remodeling because it is lighter and easier to install. It still remains as strong as granite countertops, and it is also highly scratch, stain, water, and weather resistant.
Another element of quartz countertops is that they can be engineered in a specific color that even natural stone can’t have, and they can also be engineered to mimic a natural stone design. A Granite M. D. has a great selection of quartz countertops in Las Vegas.
Marble countertops are made from slabs of marble, a natural stone that has a classic white color with dark streaks and hues. Most marble countertops are polished for a very elegant effect. They are naturally strong, durable, and beautiful, and also a favorite material for countertops in Las Vegas.
Though white is the most common marble countertop, there are still a few color variations like black, beige, and blue; all having the natural streaks and patterns found in white marbles. It is highly resistant to water, scratches, stains, and weather making it a low maintenance countertop option.
Custom Tile Countertops
Custom tile countertops have a wide range of different materials: it can be made from porcelain, ceramic, and natural stone among other options. They are considerably durable and are also water, scratch, heat, and stain resistant.
Unlike many countertop options, tile countertops are not seamless, but it does add a certain character to a kitchen. Tile countertops are usually a much cheaper, but reliable alternative. They are very easy to clean and low maintenance which makes them an effective countertop. A Granite M.D. has a great selection of custom tile countertops in Las Vegas.
Concrete countertops have very unique properties. These countertops are molded from wet concrete that presents endless options for customization. The concrete can be mixed with different shades of color and are usually sealed to be stain and water resistant.
It is usually no more expensive than the natural stone alternatives, but it is definitely strong enough to handle everyday kitchen activities. Some of its unique properties include customizable shapes and edges, a seamless design, a wide variety of color, can have inserts and inlays, and it has an organic look and texture.
Laminate countertops are one of the most affordable kitchen countertop materials. These are made from thin sheets of wood and paper compressed together with an outer layer of resin. This makes it a highly resistant material to stain and water and a low maintenance countertop.
Though not as strong as stone countertops, the laminate countertop is designed to be easy to maintain and strong enough to withstand everyday kitchen activities. It also has a wide variety of designs that can mimic shades and patterns of stone and wood, and it can even have abstract patterns and colors.
Hardwood countertops are one of the most beautiful countertops, but it’s a high maintenance material that needs an extra care. Its natural warmth is definitely one of the most visually beautiful designs, and its structure makes it a strong countertop material – if properly taken care of.
This type of countertop has to be sealed to be water and stain resistant, and being one of the softer countertop materials, it is an ideal workspace for kitchen knives and other utensils. It is prone to dents and scratches, but it does add a character to the countertop.
Limestone countertops are very elegant and beautiful with a unique texture which makes it a very popular option for countertops in Las Vegas. Though being a natural stone countertop, limestone countertops are a bit more high maintenance because it is prone to scratches and stains – which can be prevented with immediate care and proper maintenance.
Some of the most notable characteristics of a limestone countertop are its elegant white and sandy colors, its unique texture, its ability to age beautifully, its durability, and its high water and heat resistance.
Solid Surface Countertops
Solid Surface Countertops are made from man-made acrylic that is both durable and low maintenance. It is very easy to clean, considerably strong, and is highly resistant to stain, water and weather.
Since solid surface is completely engineered, it is a bit more flexible and easier to install. There is a wide selection of designs for solid countertops, and they can also only mimic natural colors and patterns – and are not as beautiful as the natural stone. It costs just about the same with granite countertops, though granite slabs have higher resale value.
All the counter top options have a wide selection of colors and patterns to choose from; and all are stain, scratch, and water resistant, though in varying degrees. When it comes to countertop materials, the major aspects to consider are its durability, the maintenance factors, the countertop design, and its cost.
A Granite MD is a family owned and operated company in Las Vegas that stocks, cuts, and finishes countertop materials such as granite, quartz, marble, and custom tiles; for home remodeling projects. We have been in the remodeling industry since 2001, and we have catered to thousands of satisfied customers in Las Vegas, Henderson, Paradise, and North Las Vegas.