countertop styles

choose your design

We can help you choose the type, look and style of countertop. We offer many options for counter finishing, including the use of unique angles or curves, which demonstrate your personal style.

If cost-effectiveness is the most important factor for your project, consider sturdy and easy to care for laminate or even solid surface countertops. Where visual appeal is important, explore the look of natural stone granite countertops.

Art's Custom Countertops is also able to provide the option of plumbing with your countertop installation. This is something our competition will not do.

Granite

Granite is composed of natural stone that’s endured for millions of years. Many homeowners who use their kitchens as a way to express their unique style and taste choose granite. These countertops are extremely hard, durable and highly stain, scratch and heat resistant.

While granite countertops will hold up to virtually all ordinary kitchen use, they aren't indestructible and will chip or break if they're mistreated.

Solid Surface

Solid surface countertops are made from sturdy acrylic materials that are easy to care for and highly resistant to bacteria, mold and mildew. These countertops are durable, non-porous and offer a seamless appearance, making them a popular choice for active households. Solid surface countertops are available in more than 130 colours as well as a wide range of patterns designed to mimic the look of stone, granite and quartz.

Solid surface countertops are less resistant to scratches and heat than their stone counterparts, but they can be easily renewed and are usually a more affordable countertop choice.

Laminate

Laminate countertops are the most popular and cost-effective option. Composed of a sturdy particleboard core with layers of tough bonded plastic, laminate offers durability as well as a broad variety of colors, patterns and textures that mirror the look of more expensive surfaces. Art's suppliers stock more laminates than any other company in Canada. You can choose from up to 600 colours and they can have your laminate ready within 2 weeks.

Laminate countertops are vulnerable to scratches, cuts and heat, so using a cutting board or trivet is recommended. Care must also be taken to clean wine or other stain-causing liquids quickly as they can discolor the surface.

Corners, Edges, Inlays

Personalize the look of your countertops with your choice of edging styles. Straight or beveled edges offer a contemporary look, while an S-shaped Ogee design shows with traditional elegance. Rounded profiles like the Bullnose work with almost any design and are less likely to chip. For a more personalized design, add a custom or patterned inlay.

Custom Shapes

A distinctive, unique shape for your countertop incorporating unique angles or curves shows your personal style in the kitchen. To create these custom cut shapes, such as a 45 degree angle over a corner cabinet, additional countertop material may be required in order to generate the desired shape.

Sinks and Faucets

If you are installing new countertops, we recommend you replace your sink and faucet.

Sinks mount to countertops in various ways, including drop-in, undermount and apron styles. Solid surface countertops can be created with an integrated sink seamlessly molded into the material. The countertop material and style you select determine the complexity of the installation.