Durability and maintenance requirements should be strongly considered when choosing kitchen countertops. That’s because kitchen countertops often take a pretty heavy hit from all the chopping, rolling, mixing, stacking, etc. that’s done on them.
However, the bathroom is not such an intense place. Bathroom countertops are not at risk in exactly the same way. Relax and have some fun when choosing your bathroom countertop.
So what should you consider for your bathroom countertop?
While kitchen counters are where you spend most of your time preparing meals, the function of bathroom counters is generally to hold items. It’s a rare bathroom that requires pounding, dicing, slicing, and chopping on the bathroom counter. When it comes to bathroom functionality, your biggest concern is probably the size of your countertop. Do you have enough space to put your toiletries while you are getting ready?
You should also consider what you need to do to maintain your bathroom countertop. Can you handle a little extra maintenance or do you want as little as possible? Certain materials such as granite or marble teeth, need to be resealed frequentlyOther materials such as stainless steel and glass don’t need to be resealed, but it can be difficult to keep fingerprints off the surface.