Anchorage, Alaska
2310 Azurite Ct
Anchorage, AK 99507
907-743-1075

Your Guide for Choosing Durable Kitchen Countertop Tile December 19, 2017

Anchorage, Anchorage County
Your Guide for Choosing Durable Kitchen Countertop Tile , Anchorage, Alaska

If you're taking on a kitchen remodel, one of the choices you will have to make is the material of your countertops. Tiles offer a high-end, eye-catching finish, as well as more customization than slabs. Since the kitchen is a heavily used area, you'll want your investment to be able to stand up to everyday wear and tear. Take a closer look at the durability of some of the most popular kitchen countertop tiles.

How to Choose a Durable Kitchen Countertop Tile

Quartz

Quartz countertops are at the top of the durability ladder, and choosing a tile over a slab option doesn't change that fact. It’s designed to mimic the look of natural stone without some of the downsides. Not only can it take a beating, but it never has to be sealed because it's waterproof.

Granite

Kitchen CountertopWhile it's typically purchased as a slab, you can also buy granite in tile format. The natural stone is extremely durable and scratch-resistant, so it can easily stand up to heavy wear and tear, including cutting. In tile form, granite countertops are less likely to experience edge and corner chipping than slab materials. However, it does need to be routinely sealed to avoid stains from occurring.

Ceramic

Ceramic tiles are more popular for backsplashes than kitchen countertops because they aren't quite as durable as their natural and engineered stone counterparts. However, they are a common choice for kitchen islands. Overall, they stand up well to moderate wear and tear, and they also have a high-temperature tolerance, so placement around stoves shouldn't cause any damage.

 

When it comes to kitchen countertops, the selection at Rino's Tile & Stone is hard to beat. The Anchorage, AK, business is known for their top-quality tile and slab fabrication and installation. Their friendly team is dedicated to finding their customers the right materials for their project, and they even have a tile designer on staff to assist with custom creation. Learn more about their services online, and arrange your consultation today by calling (907) 743-1075.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Rino’s Tile & Stone
Porcelain vs. Ceramic Tile for Bathrooms, Anchorage, Alaska
If you’re remodeling a bathroom, choosing the material for the flooring and walls are important decisions. Since this room is constantly exposed to water and condensation, porcelain ...read more
Top 4 Benefits of Slate Countertops, Anchorage, Alaska
Kitchen remodeling is an exciting project. The countertops should be focal features, but with so many beautiful materials available, deciding on a single one can be challenging. ...read more
3 Ideas for Matching Backsplashes to Kitchen Countertops, Anchorage, Alaska
When entering a cooking space, many people immediately notice the kitchen countertops and sink. That’s why it’s important to ensure your backsplash remains cohesive and helps cr...read more
Top 3 Factors That Affect the Cost of Marble for Custom Countertops, Anchorage, Alaska
If you’re designing a new kitchen, choosing marble for your custom countertops offers numerous benefits, including beauty and durability. The cost of your countertops will be determi...read more
How Granite Is Transformed Into Countertops, Anchorage, Alaska
Granite countertops are attractive and unlikely to scratch or chip. Their formation process can take millions of years, and happens miles under the surface of the Earth. If you’re cu...read more