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Why Epoxy May Be Right for Your Countertops

Kevin Marshall
September 11, 2015

Remodeling your kitchen is often a very important endeavor. Your kitchen is a high traffic area that can also act as a major social center. Then, of course, the kitchen is where all meals are made. One of the most important aspects of remodeling your kitchen is the countertop choice. While there are many different types of kitchen countertop materials that you can choose from, there are many advantages of using epoxy resin

Epoxy is a finish that has grown in popularity due to its durability and the fact that it is easy to clean. While it is often used to coat floors, it is also a great option for countertops. One of the best reasons for using epoxy resin on your countertops is the functionality that epoxy offers. Epoxy is a highly durable surface that is scratch resistant and does not easily chip. In addition, it is non-absorbent and very easy to clean. This means that oil or sauce spills for example are extremely easy to wipe away making cleaning up easier than ever! There is also very low maintenance when it comes to long-term care. All you need to do is occasionally clean it as you would any kitchen countertop. Epoxy is also resistant to UV-rays, which means that over time, it will not fade. Epoxy is also more budget-friendly than other material; this includes granite, travertine, or marble. 

Yet another reason to consider using epoxy when remodeling your kitchen is the fact that you do not have to completely replace your old and worn counters with new ones. Instead, with epoxy, you can simply refinish it and make your countertops look brand new for a fraction of the cost. Epoxy finishes also offer you the options of different looks because epoxy can come in different colors and even produce different looks. If you desire, epoxy can even be put down so that it looks like faux granite. These are just a few reasons why using epoxy coatings for your countertops is one of the better kitchen remodeling ideas.