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Is White A Good or Bad Color For Kitchen Countertops?

By June 24, 2019floors and interiors

When it comes to kitchen countertops, white can seem a bit counterintuitive (pun intended). Why would you choose a color that would show every spill and crumb that gets away from you. Your kitchen counters are one of the most used features of your home, and they should be designed with function in mind.

However there are a number of varieties of white countertops, and they are actually some of the most sought after materials. There are many reasons people absolutely LOVE white kitchen countertops.

  • They make the room extra bright. White countertops reflect natural and overhead lighting like nothing else. 
  • They make the space feel bigger. The additional brightness creates a feeling of openness in the room that can turn even the smallest kitchen into an inviting space.
  • They are elegant. If you want a luxurious look in your kitchen, this is the way to go. 
  • They are modern. If you have a modern or minimalist style, white countertops look absolutely stunning.

If you decide to go with white countertops, you have a number of options to choose from. You can go with a pure white design or a softly veined and flecked finish. You also have a number of materials to choose from:

Quartz

Quartz countertops are definitely one of the most coveted types on the market. It’s gentle, multi-tonal gray flecks are absolutely stunning. It’s also one of the most durable materials, being naturally heat and scratch resistant.

White Marble

White marble is probably the most luxurious type of countertop available. It is the lightest white stone, and is naturally cool to the touch. If you’re looking for elegance, white marble is the way to go.

Laminate

Laminate is the most budget-friendly option when it comes to white counters. In the past, laminate countertops were scoffed at, however modern laminate options have come a long way. A good laminate brand will be able to mimic the look of quartz or marble. They are not as heat or scratch resistant, but they can give you a luxurious look for a lower price.

If you have any questions about white kitchen countertops, feel free to stop into one of our 3 locations in the Greater Tampa Bay Area to browse your options and speak with a friendly professional. Or you can give us a call to schedule a free, no obligation consultation at (813) 254-4066.