Countertops Buying Guide

Find the perfect countertops to transform your kitchen or bathroom. Quartz, granite, laminate, Corian, wood, or marble — explore stylish and functional options to fit your needs.

Don't Take Your Countertops for Granite

From bathroom morning routines to meal preps in the kitchen, you use your countertops every single day. Show them some love with an upgrade. Explore Lowe’s wide selection of countertop materials, edge types and sizes to fit your space and your budget.

Types of Countertop Materials

There may be more than one perfect countertop for you, and you can have them all. Two or more different surfaces can work well together — a solid surface for the main counter and a granite one on the island, for example. Consider varying countertop heights for different purposes such as dining, working and casual seating. 

Natural Quartz Countertops

Natural quartz is made primarily of quartz combined with resins and pigments. Choose this material for its sleek look and feel like natural stone as well as its low-maintenance upkeep. Natural quartz resists heat, water, bacteria and stains — and unlike granite, it never needs sealing.
Customize your kitchen countertop from our selection of available colour options. Natural quartz countertops are available for special order at your local Lowe's, speak to a Specialist for assistance. , speak to a Specialist for assistance. 

Granite Countertops

Smooth, durable and easy to clean, granite countertops are popular for good reason. This material resists heat, water, bacteria and stains — but it must be properly sealed and maintained. Visit your local Lowe's and speak to a Specialist to learn more about granite countertops available for special order. 

Laminate Countertops

Laminate countertops are made of plastic laminate sheeting glued to plywood or particle board. Similar to granite, laminate surfaces are simple to wipe down and clean. This material is the least expensive option, but may require repair or replacement sooner than a solid surface.

Solid Surface Countertops

Solid surface countertops are made of polyester or acrylic resins. This long-lasting material is heat, water, bacteria and stain resistant. If you're looking for an alternative to laminate, visit your local Lowe's to learn more about special order Corian solid surface countertops that come in a wide selection of patterns and colours.

Types of Edge Treatments

Countertop edge profiles can be standardized or customized, depending on the surface selection and budget. 

Bullnose Countertop Edges

Bullnose countertop edges have fully rounded edges, giving your kitchen or bathroom a "softer" traditional look.

Ogee Countertop Edges

Traditional Ogee countertop edge profiles have a square edge at the top and curvy downward slope. Ogee edges have different variations that can include more hard lines and wave-like curves, such as Roman Ogee.

Round Over Countertop Edges

Round Over countertop edge profiles only have a softened, dulled edge at the top. Unlike Bullnose edges, it can still have a square edge on the bottom. A popular choice for modern spaces.

Special Order Countertops

Speak to a Lowe's Specialist in-store to see our wide selection of beautiful and affordable special order countertops. Quartz, granite, laminate, or Corian solid surface, we'll help you every step of the way to make your dream kitchen a reality.

We Install Cabinets & Countertops

From beginning to end, we provide a seamless renovation for your kitchen or bathroom. Speak to our team of professional installers at your local Lowe's to learn more details. We'll make an appointment to visit your home to confirm measurements before installing your stunning new cabinet or countertop. 

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