By Belle Dixon. Furniture. Published at Monday, March 19th, 2018 - 00:58:37 AM.
Concrete countertop typically isn't considered beautiful - or even close to being beautiful. May be some of you think that in this type, the design using the concrete is usually by making gray slab of featureless stone that looks like a block placed on the top of the cabinet.
But, here we are, that’s not the only design of this countertop. Although it is made out of grey, bland slabs of concrete, you can find another design available that are more appealing and give more interesting appearance on your cabinets. It's gorgeous, hip and most importantly, fully customizable. Concrete can be made to look like anything you can imagine. Plus, it’s a wonderful choice for homes where the countertops take a beating.
You can choose what type you wished to be on the top of your cabinet. There are several types you can find in the stores such as veined, terrazzo, etc. Here I will tell you about those types of concrete countertop. The veined concrete countertop has the appearance of a marble stone-like because of the colored or white veins running through the concrete.
You can change the base color of the concrete by adding different pigments and bring out the veining in a dramatic way. It is typically finished with a coat of clear sealant to give the stone a beautiful shine.
The terrazzo concrete countertops contain small chips of glass or colored stone to create a lovely textured appearance in the surface. Depending on the materials used to create the terrazzo effect, these countertops can be more expensive than other types of countertops.
Concrete countertops can be created to be look like granite or limestone by using a wide variety of pigments and specific manufacturing techniques.
There also some benefits you can get of having this countertop. Besides its durability and easy to maintain, it’s also easy to clean. It has very little porosity if it is poured correctly.
The concrete also can be form in any shape with a wide variety of colors. You will also find it won’t stain. So you will have the long lasting beauty with the guarantee of cracking durability. So, don’t worry to have concrete countertop.
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