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Laminate, Granite or Quartz Worktops: Which One To Choose?

Choosing the right material for your kitchen worktop is not easy. There are many options nowadays and they all have some quality or the other. They also have their own drawbacks. Eventually you have to choose something that suits the kitchen décor and would withstand the wear and tear due to continuous use.

Here are a few options you can look at:


Granite kitchen worktops are generally the most popular options in the market. Granite is a hard surface that lasts long and gets value for the money.

Alaska White Granite Worktops
Alaska White Granite Worktops

It is the classic option for kitchen worktops and sinks as they go through a lot of pressure every day. It does not easily break and nor does it loses color very easily.


In case you are looking for something more visually appealing, you can choose composite quartz kitchen worktops. These are strong and also come with a lot of options in terms of colour and texture. These are durable and are fairly strong to endure abrasion and other effects of daily use.

Alaska White Granite Worktops
Compac Unique Calacatta quartz worktops


A third option is the laminate worktops. They do not wear very easily and come with a wide variety of colours and textures. They are comparatively inexpensive and not considered premium material. The modern varieties of laminates are getting better and better. They are also pretty easy to clean up and maintain and fits really well into your budget. However, many people with eclectic tastes still prefer high quality marble, dark and robust granite worktops and sleek quartzite.

It needs replacing much more often than stone although is also more economical.

To decide your own material, you should not only take the budget into account but also the decor of your room.