301 Traditional Bathroom Countertops

As a space with traditionally all-white fixtures, your bathroom oftentimes needs a little bit of color and texture. One of the best ways to add that in — besides wall paint and traditional backsplash, of course — is through the use of an interesting bathroom countertop. Although many think of it as an off-the-cuff decision, your vanity counter should be both practical and beautiful, and finding that combination can be a challenge. Before you decide between concrete, tile, granite and marble, be sure to consider all your options. More 
CreeKraft Cultured Marble Products
2 Reviews
Pyne
Ideabooks243
Questions0
This master will be enjoyed for years, with cultured granite "Tuscany", integral white bowls and double ogee edge, accented with glass tile backsplash
“CABINETS AND BACKSPLASH” — gjtiminey
BECKER WORKS LTD
“countertop color” — Hourie Marganian
House of Stone, Inc.
Torquay
Ideabooks246
Questions1
The look of marble with the strength of natural Cambria quartz.
“counters” — caliana99
Global Granite & Marble
3 Reviews
French Vanilla
Ideabooks2,714
Questions3
Looks like a limestone but is a marble, really ethereal and cloudlike, we have used this in a modern kitchen with gray cabinets-gorgeous.
“Colors” — cathy champion
PlumbingDepot.com
1 Review
Decolav 1671-GBK Gavin 25" Marble Countertop in Black Granite
$245.70
Ideabooks16
Questions0
Decolav 1671-GBK Gavin 25" Marble Countertop in Black Granite DECOLAV's Gavin 25 in. Marble Countertop in Black Granite has a curved front top and beveled edge. It includes 3 in. curved backsplash and features an 8 in. faucet drilling for fast and easy installation. Requires DECOLAV's 1401, 1412 or 1300 undermount lavatory, sold seperately. The Gavin Countertop collectio...
“like shape only” — gr30
PlumbingDepot.com
1 Review
Pegasus 25562 Granite Stone 25" Vanity Top in Terra Cotta with White Bowl
$175.25
Ideabooks20
Questions0
Pegasus 25562 Granite Stone 25" Vanity Top in Terra Cotta with White BowlTransform your bathroom with a beautiful Terra Cotta Granite Vanity Top with attached undermount sink. Perfect for quick and easy remodels. This granite top is easy to install and fits directly on top of any standard 24" vanity cabinet.Pegasus 25562 Granite Stone 25" Vanity Top in Terra Cotta with W...
“The mix of colour” — kamanee
Cabinet-S-Top
11 Reviews
Master Bath Oasis, White Cabinets, Caesarstone Countertop
Ideabooks2
Questions0
We transformed this master bath into a luxurious oasis by installing Waypoint 511S door with traditional overlay in maple hazelnut glaze cabinets and Caesarstone Dreamy Marfil countertop with 2 Kohler Devonshire undermount white sinks and Moen Kingsley faucets. A Jason Forma tub 66x36x22 in white with skirt accented with a roman tub faucet and hand shower. Accessories are K...More
“Refaced cabinets” — brenboothnc
Custom Granite Rocks,Inc.
Granite
Ideabooks18
Questions0
“mirror framing” — 22541
Sell on Houzz - Learn More

What should I look for in a bathroom countertop?


Durability, stain resistance, water resistance and cost are generally the main factors you’ll want to note. Once you have these issues decided, you can consider colors and patterns, which should complement the overall design aesthetic in your bathroom.

Do I want custom or stock bathroom countertops?


This generally depends on preference and cost. If it’s difficult to find a stock countertop in your traditional style and material that is compatible with your sink, it may be best to go the custom route. However, that’s the more expensive direction, so be sure to check the budget beforehand.

What material is right for me?


Bathroom countertops don’t take quite as much abuse as kitchen counters, which opens up your options. Here are some popular materials to choose from.
Granite: The most durable and easiest to care for of any of the natural stone materials, granite is elegant, unique and impervious to water. It tends to be more expensive, so compare prices at local stone shops to get the best deal. Also, note that granite tiles are more affordable than slabs.
Manufactured quartz: Available in a wide variety of colors and thicknesses, this synthetic composite appears similar to limestone, granite or marble but is less expensive and more resistant to scratches and stains.
Tile: A classic look, tiles allow you to create colorful designs, can be used with a variety of sinks, and are durable and stain resistant. However, the grout lines can be tough to clean.
Solid surface materials: Easy to maintain and mold to any design specification, solid surface materials are made to look like natural stone and are available in many colors and patterns. Although, these materials are on the pricier side.
Laminate: One of the most affordable options, laminate is impervious to water, stain resistant and fairly durable. It’s also easily scratched and easily damaged if water leaks get to the base material.
Wood: Wood will give bathrooms a warm, natural feel at a fairly affordable price tag, but can be scratched easily and needs to be well maintained to ensure durability.
Concrete: Concrete is very versatile, durable, and can be created to fit any shape or color. However, it’s extremely heavy, and needs to be sealed to prevent staining.
© 2014 Houzz Inc.
Houzz® The new way to design your home™