Choosing the right countertop for your home and for your needs is incredibly important. Depending on your choice of countertop material, you could raise or lower your homes’ value for prospective buyers in the future. At RISSCO fabrication, you never have to choose or wait for downtime on new countertops. Pick the countertop option that best fits your needs and we’ll drive to you, make adjustments on-site, and ensure you’re completely satisfied with your new countertops.
Made from synthetic, acrylic, epoxy, and polyester, solid surface countertops mimic the look of natural stone but with the added benefit of performance and economy. Although more experienced than laminate, solid surface countertops tend to range from $35 to $85 per square foot, making it an economic option with fairly decent home resale value added. Despite all these benefits, solid surface doesn’t shine when it comes to heat and stain resistance, but burns and stains can be easily removed with sanding and is a great choice if you don’t mind putting in the work.
Quartz uses its natural stone composition and crystals with synthetic additions to make it sturdier, more accessible, and comparable to marble without the price tag. Quartz comes in a variety of styles and colors, is highly sought after and raises your home’s value, and are incredibly durable. As long as you’re not planning on installing it yourself, quartz has virtually no disadvantages and offers the best of natural stone with the flexibility of solid surface material and a price comparable with granite.
Wood countertops are timeless statement pieces to any kitchen, adding a rustic, classical aesthetic reminiscent of corner store bodegas of old. Wood countertops are eco-friendly and unique and provide long-lasting beauty and make a great cooking surface with proper sealing and quality materials. Are you willing to take up the upkeep? Wood is an organic material and needs more hands-on maintenance, but for those who love the look, it’s well worth it.
A combination of plastic laminate and particle board, laminates are made by many manufactures in hundreds of color and style options while providing the most affordable prices in countertop materials. They’re lightweight and ideal for the DIY installer, but can peel, chip, and scorch easily. Despite not having a high need for upkeep and maintenance, laminate is usually considered inferior by home buyers and may be a drawback when trying to sell your home.