Choosing Bathroom Countertops Choosing a Bathroom Vanity Top

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 Know the benefits and costs for 5 popular bathroom countertop materials, from laminate to quartz

Bathroom vanity countertops get a lot of use and abuse, so choosing the right countertop for your needs is essential to ensuring many years of function. In addition to durability and price, consider the look of a vanity top, since this highly visible surface contributes greatly to the room's overall style.

The Home Depot has a wide array of countertop options, plus professional installation services for a worry-free bathroom-improvement project.

WHAT YOU NEED FOR THIS PROJECT

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Laminate bathroom vanity countertops

Available in countless colors and designs, laminate vanity tops are a wallet-friendly choice that is great for a family or teen bathroom.

Benefits:

• Low maintenance and easy to clean
• Excellent stain resistance
• Compatible with almost any drop-in sink
• Available in wide range of colors and styles, from natural stone or wood to vibrant options

Good to know:

• Laminate can be formed into a seamless cove backsplash to prevent water from seeping into cracks.

Cost (relative to other countertop materials):

Inexpensive

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Glass vanity countertops

Glass vanity countertops

A glass bathroom vanity top adds contemporary flair to your powder room or guest bath.

Benefits:

• Sleek, designer look
• Easy-to-install one-piece countertop/integral basin prevents residue buildup
• Excellent stain resistance


Good to know:

Although stain resistant, glass isn’t scratch resistant.

Cost (relative to other countertop materials):

Inexpensive

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Quartz bathroom vanity countertops

This composite material (Silestone is a leading manufacturer sold at The Home Depot) is anti-microbial and ideal for high-traffic, high-use family bathrooms.

Benefits:

• Wide range of natural stone or vibrant tones
• Resists scratches and stains
• Never needs sealing or polishing
• Available ready to install with attached under mount sink


Good to know: 

Built-in Microban anti-microbial protection improves hygiene in busy bathrooms.

Cost (relative to other countertop materials):

Moderate

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Travertine bathroom vanity countertops

This luxurious-looking natural stone is perfect for the vanity top in the master bathroom.

Benefits:

• High-end designer look
• Available ready to install with attached under mount sink (or order sink separately)
• Another option is to use travertine to Tile a Vanity Countertop


Good to know:

• Regular sealing protects travertine, which isn’t stain or acid resistant. Always clean up any spilled beauty products right away.

Cost (relative to other countertop materials):

Moderate

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Granite bathroom vanity countertops
Granite bathroom vanity countertops - Bathroom Vanity Top

The most durable vanity top of the natural stone options, this type is perfect for high-traffic powder rooms or master baths.

Benefits:

• High-end designer look
• Superior durability
• Water and stain resistant, easy to clean
• Available ready to install with attached under mount sink (or order sink separately)


Good to know:

All granite countertops sold at The Home Depot are pre-sealed and come with a 15-year warranty.

Cost (relative to other countertop materials):

High

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Follow-up care and maintenance
Follow-up care maintenance - Bathroom Vanity Top

Different countertop materials have unique care needs. Learn how to properly look after your countertop with The Home Depot countertop maintenance guide.