We will discuss most used kitchen countertops in India since they are more popular in present market and widely available. Totally depends on user choice and on your budget. Many of the apartment owners will not have a choice other than granite countertops since the builders provide them. You are lucky enough to select the desired kitchen countertops if builders won’t provide them.
Granite : Many types of natural stone are available for a kitchen countertop, out of these, the most popular option is a solid slab of granite. Beginning life as a quarried slab of solid natural stone, granite countertops are fabricated to specification and installed by professional.
- Advantages : Solid granite slabs make very heavy and durable countertops. Considered a premium building material, granite countertops tend to improve home real estate values.
- Disadvantages : Granite is a fairly expensive material based on the selection. No two pieces of granite are alike. Granite is not a DIY friendly material, it must be installed by pros.
Although there are those who disagree, quartz countertops, a form of engineered stone is the best of all countertop materials when all factors are considered.
Note : Prices may vary depending on the selection. You need to spend extra for installation.