Kitchen countertops are an integral design element that defines the overall appeal of cosmetic makeup, and it also offers indispensable utility. At Colbo-Construction, we strongly believe that countertops should be designed with three priorities in mind: practical, durable and aesthetically pleasing.
Many homeowners and commercial clients come to us looking for dreamy and idyllic marble countertops, and we always encourage them to explore more variety before settling with their initial choice. Our traditional values have bestowed us with a strong sense of responsibility towards the client, and we believe it is our job to apprise the client of the pros and cons of each material beforehand.
Do not get us wrong; we adore dreamy marble countertops just as much as you, but there is an abundance of gorgeous countertop materials that will transform your kitchen’s design and the way you have been using this vital living space all these years. As seasoned experts, our job is to show you what you’re missing and help you explore variety, so you can rethink your kitchen goals and refine your vision.
In recent years, rich tones of raw wood have emerged as an extremely popular countertop design for rustic enthusiasts and countryside-inspired kitchen designs. Concrete is always a practical and durable solution, while other innovative materials, such as zinc, brass and stainless steel also offer lasting beauty and functionality.
We always advise our clients to start by mentally picturing their dream kitchen cabinets and determining the kind of vibe they seek to create. Do you want a sleekly polished and glossy, formal appeal? Or perhaps, you want a relaxed and bohemian design?
We believe that practicality and stain-resistant surfaces are the two most important considerations that all homeowners should consider while choosing kitchen countertops. Many of our clients seek high-end and luxury materials for their countertops, and we guide them towards practical yet gorgeous materials, such as marble or other natural stones.
When it comes to kitchen countertops, we are focused on helping our clients understand that this investment does not always have to break your budget. It is entirely possible to create a high-end and ultra-luxury look with inexpensive materials and affordable products. This is where our extensive network of suppliers and vendors steps in to allow our clients to explore superior quality materials with great affordability.
Are you looking for affordable countertops that create an extravagantly lavish appeal? We recommend you work with natural stones. There is a wide variety to be explored in natural stones, and they offer immense utility with their easy-to-clean and maintenance requirements. They will transform not only your home and kitchen but more importantly, your lifestyle.
High-resolution laminate and shale stone are excellent combinations for people who seek a dark-dominated palette of black and gray tones. You can also explore granite if you seek a polished dark finish, and it also comes in more subtle and pastel design variations. Laminate is always a great option for those who seek affordability and functionality.
If you seek an affordable, aesthetically pleasing and durable material for your kitchen countertops, granite is the ideal choice. It offers a rich texture and a matchless beauty, and its sturdiness makes it less vulnerable to scratches and wear and tear. Granite is a terrific material to work with, and we can help you explore numerous style variations, colour palettes and textures.
Homeowners have distinctive preferences when it comes to working with granite countertops. While some choose to focus on its natural radiance and earthly tones, others seek to customize granite countertops in a way that exudes a sleekly polished and refined vibe. Granite allows ample room for creativity with its countless variations and practical applications. Since it is a natural material, it offers a timeless beauty that never goes out of style, making it ideal for you if you are seeking trendy and up-to-the-minute interiors. Its timeless appeal and charming aura can transform your kitchen into a stunning visual treat, and you can work around with over 20 different shades and colour variations. Its heat resistant properties also make it an ideal surface to be placed near a cooking range or even a cooktop.
Quartz countertops are highly in demand for kitchen renovations in Edmonton, and their popularity is understandable given the natural beauty and timeless aura of quartz. This material is typically a mixture of polymer resins with 95% ground natural quartz, and the effect is utterly and stunning.
Homeowners who seek versatility, durability and affordable often seek quartz countertops. Their striking appearance makes them a popular choice, but we also encourage our clients to explore their amazing durability. Quartz countertops are nearly indestructible, and unlike other materials, they offer lasting durability and sturdiness. Even though it emulates the look and feel of a stone, it allows homeowners to customize the design of their countertops to suit their preferences. Working with quartz is truly enjoyable because it can be customized into various designs, allowing total freedom of creativity. Many of our clients struggle with the dilemma of choosing between granite and quartz, the two most popular choices for kitchen countertops in Edmonton. We usually recommend our clients to choose quartz if they seek greater durability and versatility. It’s relatively easier to find quartz colour variations that complement the décor and colour scheme of your kitchen. Quartz also comes with low maintenance or cleaning needs.
Do you run a busy kitchen, work with sharp knives or deal with a lot of spillages daily? If yes, then laminate is the ideal material for your kitchen countertops. Laminate countertops are low-maintenance, style-savvy and amazingly affordable. They can give any kitchen space an aesthetically pleasing and refined appeal.
If you want to transform the look of your kitchen without going overboard on your budget, laminate allows you to choose from a wide variety of styles without compromising your affordability. What we truly love about working with laminate is the striking variety of colour palettes, finishes, patterns and styles that can be explored in this material. Laminate countertops certainly make life easier with their low-maintenance cleaning needs and superior durability. This is an investment that will last a lifetime, regardless of how busy your kitchen is. You can choose your desired texture and design from hundreds of variations. Laminate allows great creative freedom, and its affordability allows homeowners to go overboard in ensuring that all their preferences have been duly met. If you seek to consult our interior specialists with our ideas for laminate countertops, feel free to book a consultation session right away.