by John Walton / October 24, 2019
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Last updated on December 20, 2019
While many other colors have grabbed the attention of homeowners over the years, recent trends have seen a rise in the popularity of gray countertops. Many homeowners now desire to have gray countertops due to the surfaces’ neutral tones. No matter what color your cabinetry or other elements in the room are, gray countertops will be a fantastic fit. This guide will help you learn more about the best gray countertops for your home.
What Are the Best Material Options for Gray Countertops?
When it comes to gray countertops, you will have several material options. This article will focus on some of the best: granite, marble, quartz, slate and soapstone.
How Do the Best Material Options Compare?
The table below will provide you with some information about each of the materials.
|Beautiful natural stone||Elegant and timeless natural stone||Engineered stone||Beautiful dark colored natural stone||Gorgeous darker colored natural stone|
|Very durable||Will give your home a sophisticated feel||Is able to be easily customized to achieve the look you want||Fits a modern style well||Smooth feel|
|Suitable for indoor and outdoor use||Be careful to avoid spills and stains||Available in many different styles||Darkens naturally over time (process can be sped up with mineral oil treatment)|
|More affordable than other options||Non-porous (does not require sealing)||Can become scratched (scratches can be sanded out)|
|Largest selection of styles to choose from||Be careful with heat|
What Are the Best Gray Countertop Options?
Below are 10 of the best gray countertop options for your home.
Carrara Silver Marble
Carrara Silver marble is an elegant gray natural stone that is quarried in Italy. This incredible material will add a nice touch of luxury to any countertop.
Bianco Antico Granite
If you are looking for a stylish gray countertop, Bianco Antico granite can be just what you are looking for. This gray natural stone can easily become the focal point of any room you install it in.
Silver Paradiso Granite
This stunning gray natural stone will look terrific as a kitchen countertop, bathroom countertop or outdoor kitchen countertop. It is also a great stone for backsplashes as well. No matter where you install it, this stone is truly magnificent. In addition, granite countertops are very durable.
6003 Coastal Grey Caesarstone Quartz
6003 Coastal Grey Caesarstone is a darker grey quartz that will look tremendous in any home setting. Beyond its appearance, quartz countertops are durable and non-porous, making this material a great choice for any space in your home.
6313 Turbine Grey Caesarstone Quartz
If you are looking for a type of gray quartz countertop that resembles natural stone, 6313 Turbine Grey Caesarstone is a fantastic choice. This material mimics the look of granite but will not require sealing.
4044 Airy Concrete Caesarstone Quartz
If you are looking for a lighter gray quartz countertop, this material may be just what you are looking for. This quartz is a great fit for any home.
Pietra Cardoso Slate
Looking for a gray natural stone that can add an up-to-date feel to your countertops? Pietra Cardoso slate can do just that.
If you are searching for a smooth-to-the-touch gray natural stone that is great for countertops, Barroca soapstone can be perfect material for you. It is a great fit for any room, but especially the kitchen.
While Barroca soapstone is more of a medium gray, Smoke soapstone is a beautiful dark gray countertop surface. It is a terrific choice for countertops.
River Bed 680 Quantra Quartz
This aesthetically pleasing gray quartz resembles granite. You cannot go wrong choosing this amazing material for your new kitchen countertop.
Whether you are looking for the beauty and durability offered by granite countertops, the timeless elegance offered by marble countertops or anything in between, there is a gray countertop material for you. No matter if you have a white kitchen or dark kitchen, gray countertops will work well with any color kitchen cabinets and other elements. If you really want to add some style, consider using the same material you choose for the countertop for a backsplash as well. Installing any of these 10 gray countertops in your home will leave you satisfied for years to come.