How can you transform your kitchen without spending a fortune on a complete remodel? Countertop resurfacing is easy and fast, as well as cost effective. If you feel your kitchen looks dated you can change that by resurfacing the countertop and there are some simple ways to do so.
Kitchen countertop resurfacing – tips and ideas
It is a fact that new countertops can be quite expensive. However countertop resurfacing is a money saving option which can give your kitchen a modern look and make your dated countertop look like a shiny granite stone.
The great advantage of resurfacing is not only the money saving, but the time saving as well. It may take as little as one or two days for a complete resurface and you will not have to deal with piles of dirt, remnants of various materials which is the usual picture when people undertake a complete remodeling.
Painting the countertops in a faux granite pattern
The easiest way to renew and resurface your kitchen countertop is to paint it. The options vary from strong colors for a modern look, pastel shades for a more traditional look or granite-looking paints, especially designed to cover laminate, solid-surface, ceramic tiles or wood countertops.
Another really affordable way to resurface the kitchen countertop is tiles. Tiles are offered in so many colors and designs that you can choose everything from colorful Mexican style to modern glossy or granite tiles.
The advantage of using tiles for the countertop surface, from a practical point of view, is that they are moisture-proof, knife-proof, and don’t hold heat. Ceramic, porcelain or granite tiles- this will depend on your personal preference and budget.
Kitchen laminate countertop resurfacing
Laminate countertops are also a quick and easy project and can be resurfaced easily and an affordable way to add a granite looking modern countertops to your kitchen without paying a lot of money.
Laminate countertops are offered in so many designs and colors that you may have difficulties when deciding which one you prefer. You could either change the whole countertop or change the surface of the existing one.
White countertops and glossy floor tiles give the kitchen a modern look
Laminate countertops come in a variety of finishes
Painting a countertop with a granite looking paint
Granite tiles are cost effective
Ceramic tiles for updating a dated countertop