Wailuku Ahupua`a, Hawaii
162 Alamaha St
Kahului, HI 96732
(808) 495-4744

3 Signs You Need a New Kitchen Countertop January 13, 2020

Wailuku Ahupua`a, Kahului
3 Signs You Need a New Kitchen Countertop, Kahului, Hawaii

Your kitchen countertop is where you prepare meals every day, plus it occupies a significant proportion of the room’s visual space. With such a large presence, it should meet your aesthetic and functional goals. If yours doesn’t seem to stand up to your expectations in the following ways, it may be time to seek a replacement. 

When to Replace Your Kitchen Countertops

1. Too Many Cracks

You might be able to overlook small blemishes, but they may worsen over time and become harder to clean. Deep cracks and dents can harbor bacteria that can easily transfer to food as well. If your countertops are made of a flimsier material, cracks might even reveal the layers underneath.

When choosing new countertops, seek more durable materials like granite and marble.  

2. Stains

countertopSome natural stone materials are harder to maintain than others. These countertops are prone to discolorations and stains that detergent and water can’t clean.

If you’re tired of looking at old, widespread stains, replacing the entire counter will restore your admiration for the fixture.

3. Outdated Aesthetic

In some cases, there might be nothing physically wrong with your countertop, but it looks outdated. If the counters stick out in a more modern kitchen, upgrade them to match. Your kitchen will get a new look without full-scale remodeling.


Looking to get a new kitchen countertop? Hawaiian Carpet One Floor & Home of Kahului offers a plethora of options for any style you’re looking to implement. Since 1981, the company has provided marble, granite, and glass countertops. If you’re looking to update the rest of your home at the same time, they also offer carpet, hardwood, tile, laminate, and luxury vinyl flooring. For more information on their products, visit their website, or call (808) 495-4744 for a free estimate.

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