Granite vs. Corian: Which Countertop Should You Choose?

We live in a world where there is a wealth of choices for kitchen countertops, from the ever-popular natural granite to synthetically-created materials. Today’s homeowners have so many countertop options that they will have a hard time picking the right one for their needs. Even if you have narrowed down your choices to, say, granite vs Corian, DuPont’s flagship solid surface countertop material, you still have to weigh a lot of factors before deciding which one to get.

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You can expect similar results if you choose Corian for your kitchen. Image source Corian countertops are a specific brand made and marketed under the DuPont name, but they may as well be synonymous with ‘solid surface’ countertops. They’re one of the most popular brands and they’re often pushed as being as good as, or better, than natural stones like granite or marble. Here’s the lowdown on them so you can make an informed decision about whether or not they will be perfect for your kitchen.