Kitchens with glass countertops will give your design a very artistic and luxurious feel that will turn your kitchen into subject of admiration and conversational design . Glass countertops by ThinkGlass let you create a truly unique design available in different colors and also can be decorated with beautiful motives and in various thicknesses from 1.5 "to 4". They are custom made of pure glass or with artistic finishes and in different colors. They also offer different finishes for surface and edges.
We must not confuse these glass countertops with Vetrazzo countertops, they are relatively similar in concept and based on the same material but at the same time very different. Vetrazzo transforms recycled glass into exquisite countertops with bits of compact glass of different colors and other additives glass, while the tops of pure glass but also made from recycled glass, the color is obtained through a careful process of hand-paint, allowing get a unique design.
These glass countertops are stronger than granite countertops . According to ThinkGlass, these glass countertops can withstand up to 1800 pounds in the middle of a 26" wide countertop, also highly resistant to heat without cracking and impossible to stain. They tend to be more hygienic due to its nonporous surface, which facilitates cleaning and prevents accumulation of bacteria.
Another advantage of these glass countertops is that they do not need lamination which will reduce the cost of labor by reducing preparation time compared with that of granite countertop, also it will reduce the lamination material cost. They do not contain any kind of radiation as granite does, even though is claimed to be minimal in granite.