Date: May 4, 2018 | Photography: Courtesy of vendors | Producer: Tiffany Adams |
Without a doubt, they’re the hardest working surfaces in your home. Make them one of the most-loved, too, by selecting a countertop that will stand the test of time in terms of style and durability. Check out these options >>>
Featuring multicolor veins of copper, gold, and greige, Cambria’s “Brittanicca Gold” is a warm, yet current option for kitchens as well as baths. Cambria, an American-made stone, is nonporous as well as scratch- and stain-resistant. Available in a matte or high-gloss finish.
A-1 Granite Man, a1graniteman.net; AHI Stoneworks, ahistoneworks.net; Countertops of Little Rock, countertopsoflittlerock.com; Distinctive Kitchens & Baths, kitchensorarkansas.com; Gilmore’s Custom Kitchens and Baths, gilmoreskitchens.com; Kitchen & Bath Ideas, kitchenandbathideas.biz; Kitchen Tune-Up, kitchentuneuplittlerock.com; Lumber One Home Center, lumberonehomecenter.com; New Century Counter Tops, newcenturycountertops.com; Peter’s Flooring & Paint, petersflooringandpaint.com; Ridout Lumber, ridoutlumber.com; The Countertop Store, thecountertopstorear.com
Formica’s Living Impressions collection celebrates the trend of bringing the outdoors into our homes in an organic manner, and “Sea Pearl” is one of 11 new additions to the collection. It features a mix of warm and cool grays with contrasting rust-hued veining on a laminate surface.
Bath & Kitchen Gallery, rayluskplumbing.com; Gilmore’s Custom Kitchens and Baths, gilmoreskitchens.com; Ridout Lumber, ridoutlumber.com; The Countertop Store, thecountertopstorear.com
Madreperola (or Madre Perola, meaning mother-of-pearl) quartzite features shimmering veining with coloring that varies from slab to slab. Quartzite is an all-natural stone selection that is highly durable for everyday use and can be cleaned with soap and water.
Available through a number of the retailers listed in this section, including Acme Brick Tile & Stone, acmebricktileandstone.com; All Natural Stone, allnaturalstoneinc.com; Pacific Shore Stone, pacificshorestones.com
“Cloudburst Concrete” is one of the newest additions to Caesarstone’s quartz surface selections. A simple mix of soap and water will keep this non-porous, scratch- and stain-resistant surface looking its best.
A-1 Granite Man, a1graniteman.net; Arkansas Granite & More, agm-design.com; Countertops of Little Rock, countertopsoflittlerock.com; Distinctive Kitchens & Baths, kitchensorarkansas.com; Gold Medal Flooring & Design Center, goldmedalflooring.com; Holmes Tile & Marble, holmestile.com; Kitchen Distributors, kitchendistributorsinc.com; Inside Effects, insideffects.com; New Century Counter Tops, newcenturycountertops.com; The Countertop Store, thecountertopstorear.com