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Help in choosing counter top material!!!!!!

M Sm
7 years ago

I've had the same Formica counter tops in my home since 1986 and they still look great: no chips, stains, cracks, discoloration, melted spots...nothing. Now, as I shop for count tops for my Kitchen renovation, I can't find any that don't have problems!!! I'm loosing sleep over this because I don't want to spend $6,000 and have my counter tops have problems. I want them to hold up like my old Formica counter tops have held up.

I would LOVE for y'all's opinions on your counter tops.

Can y'all help me with this. I thought I was settled on Silestone, but
I'm finding more and more complaints with cracking, chipping, pitting,
staining after only a few months to a few years. AND the WARRANTY is

I've gone 'round and 'round in my mind on WHICH counter top choice is best for:

1) Durability; 2) Chip, Crack, Stain resistance; 3) Longevity and still look new; 4) Heat resistance; and 4) Won't give off radiation (like granite does)... 5) Good warranty that is actually honored!!

Thank you for any opinions and experiences!!!!

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