The Top 3 Edge Types for Granite and Quartz Countertops: Which One is Right for You?

The Top 3 Edge Types for Granite and Quartz Countertops: Which One is Right for You?

Choosing the right edge type for your granite or quartz countertops is an important decision that can affect the overall look of your kitchen or bathroom. There are many different types of countertop edges available. The following are our three most popular edge types:

Mitered Edge, Beveled Edge, Eased Edge

Mitered Edge Countertops

A mitered edge fits two pieces of granite or quartz together with a 45 cut. This allows for long edges which can either make the slab appear to be luxuriously thick or can be used to create a stylish waterfall edge, reaching to the floor. With every cut, we carefully match the pattern to ensure the best possible flow.

Beveled Edge Countertops

An angular cut on the top edge of a countertop can give a finished look, great for modern farmhouse and craftsman styles. Beveled edges can also be added to the bottom of the countertop if desired.

Eased Edge Countertops

An eased edge countertop is a versatile choice that can be installed in various areas of your home. Here are some suitable locations for installing an eased edge countertop:

1. Small Spaces: If you have limited room, opting for an eased edge countertop can help save on space. Its clean lines create a sleek and uncluttered look, making it an excellent choice for small rooms.

2. Modern, Minimalist, Contemporary Rooms: The simplicity of the eased edge makes it a perfect fit for modern, minimalist, and contemporary interior styles. Whether it's a kitchen or a bathroom, the straight edge complements the sleek and clean aesthetics these rooms often embody.

3. Kitchens: The kitchen is a popular location to showcase the beauty and functionality of a straight or squared eased edge countertop. It is the heart of the home, where countertops are heavily used and admired by both family members and guests.

4. Bathrooms: Eased edge countertops are well-suited for bathrooms as they provide ample space for all your toiletries. With this edge style, you can enjoy the functionality of a large countertop while maintaining a clean and streamlined design.

Advantages of Eased Edges:

1. Comfortable and Smooth: Eased countertop edges have a soft and smooth appearance, providing a gentle surface to lean against. The edges are firm enough to offer support and stability while ensuring a comfortable experience. With no awkward angles or grooves, they offer a basic yet satisfying design.

2. Space Maximization: Eased edges are designed to trim only a minimal section of the countertop, allowing for maximum countertop space utilization. This means you can enjoy a larger working area without sacrificing it for customization purposes. It is an optimal choice for those who value functionality and ample space in their kitchen or bathroom.

3. Easy to Clean: Keeping the countertop clean becomes a breeze with eased edges. Since they have minimal flourishes or indents, there are no tricky areas to worry about when it comes to cleaning. A simple wipe with a soft cloth and some mild soap and water will suffice in maintaining a pristine surface.

4. Versatility in Design: Eased edges blend seamlessly with any interior design in kitchens or bathrooms. They effortlessly complement the colors and patterns of the countertops, making them a versatile choice. Whether you prefer a modern or traditional aesthetic, eased edges provide a delicate accent to the overall aesthetic of the room.

5. Affordability: Eased edges are known for being one of the most affordable options available for countertop edges. It is the default choice for many countertop installations, and some companies even offer it for free with the purchase of a stone slab. This affordability makes it an attractive option for those on a budget or looking for cost-effective solutions.

6. Simple and Pleasant Appearance: One of the greatest advantages of eased edges is their simplicity and pleasing visual appeal. They embrace the concept of "less is more" by not requiring extensive customization. Despite their straightforward design, eased edges offer everything you need in terms of aesthetics, adding subtle elegance to your countertops.

These advantages collectively make eased edges a popular choice, providing a comfortable, functional, and visually appealing option for countertop installations.

Choosing the Right Countertops for Your Home

We understand that choosing the right edge type for your granite or quartz countertops can be overwhelming. That’s why we’re here to help. Our team of experts can answer any questions you may have. We’re committed to providing our customers with the best possible experience when it comes to choosing the right countertop edges for their kitchens, bathrooms, or businesses.

At FabQuartz, we offer premium countertops, custom fit for your unique space. Whether you chose natural or engineered stone, our countertops are made from high-quality materials that are designed to last for years to come.

Call us to start your project today: 435.250.4891

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