Whether you just bought a brand new condo unit or are thinking of selling your current home, renovations at some level will likely need to be done. When you buy a new real estate property, even if the property has never been lived in or doesn't need work, you want to put your stamp on it. Of course, when selling a cottage in Ohio or a home in British Columbia, you're going to want to take part in some home renovations that will make your home more attractive to potential home buyers. There are a lot of renovations that you can choose from to do to your home.
One such renovation option is renovations to your kitchen or bathroom countertop. Some typical kitchen and bathroom countertop options range from laminate to solid surface to quartz to marble to granite to stainless steel, just to name a few. Just like choosing between a construction company, there are a lot of options out there when choosing between kitchen and bathroom countertops.
Pros and cons of different countertop surfaces
Look, design and feel play a big part in choosing what countertop you'd like to have in your bathroom or kitchen. All the options we mentioned above have their own advantages and disadvantages. It's best to walk in to your nearest kitchen and bathroom countertop dealer to get more information about all the countertop options we mentioned. They can also give you information about other types of countertops we didn't mention. It's kind of like walking in to your bank and asking for the different types of mortgage rates. (find examples here)
Probably the biggest factor that will come into play when making your countertop decision is money. While you might find a marble or granite countertop that you love, it just might be too expensive for you. You can only buy what you can afford. So try not to fall in love with a solid surface kitchen countertop or quartz bathroom countertop that you can't afford. No matter how much you try and reduce telecom expenses in your home, it just can't be enough sometimes.
However, if you are renovating your kitchen or bathroom countertops in order to make your home more appealing to potential home buyers, then spending more than you can afford could be seen as an investment. Whatever amount of money you put in to renovating your home could help you get a higher selling price than you originally asked for. Just go out and check out the countertop options out there to see what suits you and your home best.