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How to Choose a Countertop Edge Profile

Your countertop is one of the most used items in the kitchen. In comparison to all of the other decisions that are made during home remodeling, choosing your countertop edge may not seem high on the list of functionally important items, but it should be. In addition to countertop material, the edge will affect daily functionality. There are numerous countertop edges; we’ve listed the five most common countertop edges below and the pros and cons to each.

Countertop edges are available in many shapes. The detail of the countertop edges will affect cost, function, and cleanability. Stone edges are a design element that you get to choose prior to fabrication. The edge or profile that you choose can have a dramatic impact on the look and feel of your countertops and your kitchen. It can also have an impact on the cost of your countertops. Countertop edges can be simple or complex, with curves or sharp angles.