10 Signs You Need to Invest in New Countertops

Your countertops are a major component of not just your kitchen, but how you interact with and feel about your home.

If they’re not everything you want them to be, it can cause you to avoid spending time in what should be one of the most welcoming rooms in the house.

If you’ve noticed any of these common problems, you may want to consider investing in new counters.

1. Stains

Multiple stains deeply set into a countertop aren’t likely to come out. If your kitchen is full of tiny hands that tend to spill, consider quartz countertops as they’re highly resistant to stains.

2. Scratches

Scratches not only mar the look of your countertops, but it makes them less appealing to touch and clean. Granite countertops tend to stand up to even the roughest of cooks.

3. Outdated

Some countertops are entirely functional, but may look like they came from an era where bell bottoms were all the rage. Modernize your kitchen with marble countertops that are timeless.

4. Wrong Style

If you just redesigned your living space to resemble a fancy French country home, you might want to get your kitchen countertops up to speed too.

5. Cheap Looking

Maybe you love the whole house, but feel embarrassed by the quality of countertops in comparison.

6. Cracked

Cracks from structural damage in the home need to be taken care of right away, or they’re only likely to get worse (making them more expensive to replace.)

7. Smoke Damage

Whether it’s from less-than-conscientious cigarette smokers in the house or the occasional grease fire in the kitchen, smoke has a tendency to get under the fibers of your countertops and not let go.

8. Inconvenient

Maybe your countertops are too high, too low, or uneven in all the wrong places. Making it more comfortable to do your thing means extra cups of coffee to enjoy, and less stress in the morning.

9. Sale Price

Prospective homebuyers go straight for the kitchen, so give them the right first impression.

10. You NEED a Change

There’s nothing wrong with needing a physical change in the kitchen you see every single day.

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