Compact surface is a long-term material choice for those looking to turn their homes into a unique space. It allows greater potential for installation in one piece with no cuts, no joints and no limits. You can use this material in a number of ways from countertops to cabinet door facings. Today we are going to explore the versatility of this new surface that is on the rise.
Compact Surface Shower Walls
You may have seen marble-looking shower applications and wondered what material was used to create such a stunning design. Majority of the time the surface used in these types of showers is compact surface! Because this surface is an engineered stone that is non-porous, it is impervious to water and is non-absorbent, perfect for the bathroom! Using this material for shower walls is a fantastic addition to any bathroom to create a luxurious, spa-like feeling right in your home.
Compact Surface Countertops
Compact surface countertops, unlike some other countertop surfaces, are great for outdoor applications. This is true even in the chilly winter months we have in the Midwest. Compact surface countertops will not crack or fracture even the most frigid or hottest temperatures. Also, compact surface countertops are UV resistant, which means their colors will not fade even when in constant exposure to the sun.
The color and design of compact surface countertops can be easily integrated into your current kitchen design. This engineered stone comes in a variety of earthy, metallic, and neutral designs including solid colors and washed or grainy patterns but also some with nice veining that looks like white marble.
A trending design style that we anticipate to see in many homes going into 2021 is full-height backsplashes. Full-height backsplashes are a great way to create a cohesive look in your kitchen. Opting for a full-height slab backsplash requires neither grout nor sealant, it creates a seamless look in your kitchen, as the transition from your countertops to the full-height backsplash blends effortlessly to create a luxurious, sleek appearance.
Compact Surface Fireplace Surrounds
Compact surface is a great material choice for a fireplace surround because it is a heat resistant material that can withstand extreme temperatures. Incorporating this material in the center of your home will truly transform your indoor or outdoor living space. That’s right – it can also be used outdoors, because it is UV stable! Neither high heat during the summer or extreme cold during the winter can damage it, this material allows you to get creative and showcase your favorite designs in the heart of your home!
Floating Vanities & Cabinet Door Facings
Compact surface comes in a variety thicknesses: 8mm, 12mm, 20mm, and now also in 30mm. Due to its thinner composition, when compared to natural stones such as granite or marble, it can be easily applied to floating bathroom vanities or cabinet doors to create a chic design style. It also helps to create the illusion of having a full-block of real, natural stone in your home.
Compact surface slabs can be applied to almost any furnishing you can imagine from kitchen countertop islands, flooring, shower walls and more. With compact surfaces unique marble-like veining and representation of various natural stone textures, this surfaces can represent any design style you desire.
If you are searching for compact surface countertops in Ohio, Michigan or Indiana, stop by one of our local showrooms to explore our collection. You can contact the Cutting Edge Countertops team today to schedule an appointment to visit one of our locations in Perrysburg, Troy, Wixom, Noblesville and S. Indianapolis to assist you with your kitchen or bathroom renovation project.