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3 Reasons To Resurface Your Countertops Instead Of Replacing

by Harry Martin

If you are tired of the look of the countertops in your kitchen, bathroom or both, or if your countertops are really worn out, you might be thinking about having them replaced. However, depending on the condition of your countertops and the changes that you want to make, resurfacing them might be a better option. Here are a few reasons why you should consider talking to a good contractor about resurfacing your countertops rather than replacing them completely.

1. Get the Project Done Faster

Having contractors working in your home can make your day-to-day life a whole lot harder. For example, you could be wondering how you are supposed to prepare and serve meals for yourself and your family if your kitchen is torn apart for days or weeks while the countertops are being replaced. If you have them resurfaced instead, you can get the job done a whole lot faster, which means that you can both enjoy the new look of your kitchen and enjoy the fact that you aren't being kept out of the kitchen for too long.

2. Cut Down on the Mess

Ripping out your countertops can be a really messy job that can leave your kitchen looking like a disaster area. Then, you have to worry about disposing of your old countertop materials in an eco-friendly manner. Dealing with all of this can make it seem a whole lot more appealing to have your existing countertops resurfaced instead so that you do not have to worry about as much of a mess.

3. Save Money

If you have been looking into having your countertops replaced, you might have been truly shocked by some of the prices that you have found. The truth is that replacing your countertops is not a cheap project, particularly if you are planning on upgrading to a more expensive countertop material or if you have a lot of counter space in your bathroom or kitchen. If you cannot stand the look of your counters but really can't afford a pricey remodel either, then having your countertops resurfaced rather than replaced can be a far better choice.

As you can see, there are a few reasons why you should consider resurfacing your countertops rather than replacing them completely. If you talk to an experienced contractor, you can find out if this is an option for you and can learn more about the advantages of doing so.