Concrete Countertops are quickly becoming the "in thing", although artisans have been installing concrete counters for many years, lately they have become a very popular and trendy medium.
What makes concrete countertops so attractive? Concrete is a warm surface that resembles natural stone, it gives kitchens and other rooms a rustic natural finish that blends-in with practically any style. Along with endless combinations of color and designs concrete counters are a perfect fit for either traditional or modern settings.
Concrete countertops offer many advantages over granite and other typical countertops surfaces, concrete may be colored in just about any possible way, the shape of the counter may be formed to the most intricate shape and there are a variety of sealers that may be applied to the countertop to obtain very different effects and depth. Concrete countertops offer the project owner the possibility of a one of a kind product unique to them.
Decorative Concrete is experiencing a sort of golden age right now, every related trade has seen an increase in sales and its popularity is soaring. Concrete Countertops are part of this boom, going through a very unique phase now as more people become aware of them and more companies manufacture related products and offer training they are soaring in popularity.
What does it take to make a concrete countertops? well, that will depend on the individual, the material, the training an experience, and the expectations. A simply countertop can be made by any DIY with good skills. To achieve a professional grade countertop is no small task though, it does require lots of training, testing and experience. Most good artisans have spent years perfectioning their craft and their work has greatly contributed to the popularity of concrete countertops today.