Glass Countertops

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Glass countertops are one of the most versatile materials you can use in your kitchen. As you’ll see below, glass countertops are available in a wide variety of styles, colors, and textures. Because it can be shaped and formed into an endless number of different styles, glass pairs well with just about any material and can create some seriously unique designs that stretch the imagination.

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Glass countertops are also extremely durable, and because it won’t age over time, there’s no need to worry about visible wear or discoloration. Unlike some natural stone or metal countertops, glass is extremely heat resistant, so you can safely place hot pots and pans right on the surface without worrying about warping or shrinkage. Maintenance is also a breeze because glass countertops aren’t porous like granite or other stone materials. Spills can be easily wiped off without any worry of staining. The lack of porosity also makes glass a hygienic option as there are no cracks or crevices for dirt and bacteria to get trapped in.

 

Many glass countertops are made from recycled materials, making it a great eco-friendly option for homeowners who are concerned with watching their environmental footprint. This also makes it a comparatively cheaper option than natural stone or metal materials.

 

Back-Painted Glass

If you’d like a solid-colored countertop, glass is a great way to have a unique spin on an otherwise simplistic look. Back-painted glass countertops offer a very clean look that’ll complement your sleek modern or contemporary kitchen design.

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Textured Glass

For a super contemporary look, utilizing glass in its clear state with a textured design is an awesome way to lend a futuristic, unique and eye-catching look to your kitchen. From fun swirls and curlicues to crackled, dimpled or water-like textures, you’re sure to find a look that speaks to your personality and personal design style.

 

Glass with LED

If you love accent lighting and are looking to go way outside of the box with your kitchen countertop, then adding LED lights will surely take your countertop to the next level. For ultra-modern, sleek, futuristic kitchens, back-lit textured glass countertops are a breathtaking sight to behold, especially when paired with a waterfall edge.

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