How we plan for quartz, stone laminated countertops!

Quartz countertops are the most sanitary surface, sometimes referred to as “engineered” or “man-made,” but quartz is in fact a natural stone. Quartz is one of the hardest minerals on Earth.

Which Type Of Kitchen Countertop Is For You? 

Reinvent your kitchen with sleek, new countertops.A new countertop instantly updates the look of your kitchen and adds value to your home. Every kitchen countertop professionally installed by Forever Kitchens is beautifully designed to suit your lifestyle and budget. Leave it to our experts to help you choose and install this tasteful addition to your kitchen, so all you have to do is enjoy it.

Forever Kitchens Home Services will show you all the options you could ask for in a new countertop, including quality, finish, colour and texture.

How to Choose Kitchen Countertop Materials

A new countertop can be the cornerstone of your kitchen remodel or can even breathe life into a dated kitchen if you’re not looking to renovate just yet. Choosing the right edge style, colour and material can completely transform your kitchen space. Our number one choice is quartz because of its strength and abundance, quartz is a popular and reliable choice for countertops. The amount of natural quartz in a slab depends on the quartz manufacturer.

  • Granite Countertops

    Granite is highly durable and offers superior stain, scratch & heat resistance – making it easier to keep clean.

  • Natural Stone Countertops

    Natural stone is a beautiful and timeless looking countertop material that’s durable and fashionable. Here are some natural stone options.

  • Solid Surface Countertops

    Man-made and available in many patterns and colours, this acrylic has no seams and can be easily repaired if chipped.

  • Quartz Countertops

    Engineered from quartz and resin, this durable countertop material is both great looking and stain resistant with a smooth, low-maintenance finish.

  • Laminate Countertops

    Laminate is versatile, dependable and relatively inexpensive compared to other countertop materials available making it an appealing, budget-friendly choice.

  • Recycled Countertops

    Durable and easy to clean, these countertops help you lower your eco footprint as they’re constructed from recycled materials and use limited natural resources to manufacture.

  • Dekton Countertops

    Dekton countertops feature a unique blend of raw materials that can mimic the look of stone or concrete and are just as durable.

  • Wood Countertops

    A butcher block countertop not only creates a warm, inviting look and feel in any kitchen, but it’s also great for prepping meals on and looks great either stained or unfinished.

Material Stain Resistance Scratch Resistance Heat Resistance Warranty
Material Quartz Silestone® Stain Resistance Very Good Scratch Resistance Excellent Heat Resistance Very Good Warranty Limited Lifetime**
Material Natural Stone Granite* Stain Resistance Very Good Scratch Resistance Excellent Heat Resistance Excellent Warranty 15-Year**
Material Solid Surface Corian® Stain Resistance Very Good Scratch Resistance Fair Heat Resistance Good Warranty 15-Year**
Material Laminate Stain Resistance Very Good Scratch Resistance Fair Heat Resistance Fair Warranty 1-Year**
Material Ultra Compact Dekton® Stain Resistance Excellent Scratch Resistance Excellent Heat Resistance Excellent Warranty 25-Year**
Material Wood Stain Resistance Good Scratch Resistance Fair Heat Resistance Good Warranty N/A

New Countertop Installation Prices by Type

Quartz Countertop
  • Key Qualities

    Manufactured stone product; highly durable and low-maintenance

  • Price Range (Per Square Foot)

    $57 - $130

All costs based on Ontario pricing and exclude applicable taxes. Costs shown are for illustrative purposes only and may not apply to all situations. All prices and price ranges represent average countertop material costs and price ranges per square foot. All prices as depicted are for countertops installation (unless otherwise specified) and include labour, as well as all additional products or materials required for installation.

Kitchen countertop prices vary greatly depending on the type of countertop material you choose and will largely determine the overall cost to install countertops. The product options and countertop prices shown above are a representative sample of what’s available for your countertop installation project.

Our Products

Choose from the list below exclusively priced to Forever Kitchens from our contractor priced Ottawa based suppliers for our clients. More selections are available upon request. 
You will always visit your slab before it’s cut to assure your selection is the right one for you!

JULIETTA (TSF-107)

Exotic Collection
Julietta features a soft white backdrop that is enhanced with dramatic grey veining throughout the slab.

CATALINA (TSF-108)

Exotic Collection
Featuring a soft white background and dramatic veins, this marble-like quartz is sure to turn heads. Catalina is a natural choice for waterfall islands.

CAPPUCCINO FROST (TSF-111)

Exotic Collection
A timeless design masterpiece that replicates the consistency of natural stones. Cappucino Frost achieves elegance with an array beautiful schemes.

CAPPUCCINO FROST (TSF-111)

Exotic Collection
A timeless design masterpiece that replicates the consistency of natural stones. Cappucino Frost achieves elegance with an array beautiful schemes.

BELINA (TSF-112)

Exotic Collection
Belina elevates any space with its delicate threads of light grey veins. This marble-like quartz marries luxury and timelessness together

CALACATTA LIA (TSF-114)

Exotic Collection
Calacatta Lia adds beauty and dimension to any space. The soft white background with dark-blue veining through the slab makes it a natural choice for book-matching countertops to waterfall pieces and full-height backsplashes.

FLORENCE (TSF-120)

Exotic Collection
Florence creates a space that looks like a work of art. The elegance created by the marble-like veins replicates a peaceful environment.

MILAN (TSF-121)

Exotic Collection
Named after the city famous for art and architecture, Milan's minimalist tones harmonize with any colour scheme and design style.

PURE WHITE (TSF-212)

Exclusive Designer Collection
Pure White is a contemporary classic. The luxurious white sheen creates a pure backdrop for all your design choices.

VANILLA WHITE I (TSF-211)

Exclusive Designer Collection
Vanilla White I is a stunning reflection of whites and speckles that elevates any space with tranquility.

VANILLA WHITE II (TSF-213)

Exclusive Designer Collection
Vanilla White II is a stunning reflection of whites and speckles that elevates any space with tranquility.

VANILLA WHITE III (TSF-215)

Exclusive Designer Collection
Vanilla White III is a stunning reflection of whites and speckles that elevates any space with tranquility.

AMERICAN BLACK (TSF-651)

Natural Collection
Black Forest is a granite that is boldly patterned with veins of snow-white streaks. It's an elegant choice for any stone application.

BLACK PEARL (TSF-653)

Natural Collection
Black Pearl is a granite that is predominately black. Its consistent colour and texture are suitable for any design application.

GIALLO ORNAMENTAL (TSF-662)

Natural Collection
Giallo Ornamental is a granite with a creamy white background with dark gray and brown. Its consistent colour and texture are suitable for any design application.

GIALLO ORNAMENTAL WHITE (TSF-659)

Natural Collection
Giallo Ornamental White is a granite with a creamy white background with minor flecks of dark gray and brown. Its consistent colour and texture are suitable for any design application.

CALEDONIA (TSF-657)

Natural Collection
New Caledonia is a granite with predominant neutral grey colour that reflects a modern style to any stone application.

SANTA CECILIA (TSF-661)

Natural Collection
Santa Cecilia is a granite with bold and a consistent pattern of dark brown and reddish minerals. The mild sparkle marries well with any design application.

SILVER GREY (TSF-663)

Natural Collection
Silver Grey is a granite with a dark grey background. The stunning white veins will become a design statement to any stone application.

STEEL GREY (TSF-656)

Natural Collection
Steel Grey is a granite with shades of small and lighter grey flecks. Its consistent colour and texture are suitable for any design application.

VISCOUNT WHITE (TSF-652)

Natural Collection
Viscount White is a granite that features swirls of white and grey beautifully flowing together. It's a design statement, the neutral tones make it perfect for any stone application.

WHITE NAPOLI (TSF-665)

Natural Collection
White Napoli is a granite speckled with subtle grey and back tones. Offering beauty to any design application, this natural stone is timeless.

WHITE LAVA (TSF-664)

Natural Collection
White Lava is a granite with a blend of pale silver and neutral shades. The evenly distribution of dark brown throughout the surface gives an elegant touch to any design application

ALTEA

Classic Collection
This design combines quartz and sand grains mixed with sandblasting effects that fits most modern and industrial styles.

ANDRES GREY

Classic Collection
A monochromatic color from our classic collection, Andes Grey is warm and neutral.

ARCTIC SNOW

Classic Collection
Bright white spreading through the entire slab. Vicostone Pure White adds crisp and clean look to your interior design.

AVALON

Classic Collection
Large grain particles create a sediment effect within light gray. Vicostone Avalon easily coordinates with different styles of kitchen cabinets.

BELGIUM BLUE

Classic Collection
Inspired by natural limestone, Vicostone Belgium Blue is perfect in high-end flooring applications thanks to its dark tone and thin veins throughout the slab.

CARMEN BROWN

Classic Collection
Vicostone Carmen Brown simulates that classic beauty of granite stone with large quartz aggregates in various warm browns and creams. Suitable for traditional looks.

CASTELO

Classic Collection
Vicostone Castelo features large quartz particles that look like glass fragments. The transparent particles provide a depth that adds a unique element to its surrounding aesthetic details.

CENDRE

Classic Collection
Large grain particles create a sediment effect with a neutral color palette. Vicostone Cendre easily coordinates with different styles of kitchen cabinets.

CRYSTAL BLACK

Classic Collection
Vicostone Crystal Black features large quartz particles that look like glass fragments captured in black stone. The transparent particles provide a depth that adds a unique element to its surrounding aesthetic details.

CRYSTAL ICE

Classic Collection
Vicostone Crystal Ice features large quartz particles that look like glass fragments. The transparent particles provide a depth that adds a unique element to its surrounding aesthetic details.

CRYSTAL SALT

Classic Collection
Vicostone Crystal Salt features large quartz particles that look like glass fragments. The transparent particles provide a depth that adds a unique element to its surrounding aesthetic details.

JURA GREY

Classic Collection
Large grain particles create a sediment effect with a neutral color palette. Vicostone Jura Grey easily coordinates with different styles of kitchen cabinets.

METEORITE

Classic Collection
A monochromatic color from our classic collection, Meteorite is warm and neutral.

MILKY WHITE

Classic Collection
Clean white spreading through the entire slab. Vicostone Milky White adds a fresh touch to your interior design.

ONYX WHITE

Classic Collection
Part of our White Stone Collection, Vicostone Onyx White features hidden bonds throughout the body of slab.

PALOMA

Classic Collection
Vicostone products in the Classic collection are characterized by monochromatic colors, in which the colors are neutral.

SABBIANCO

Classic Collection
Vicostone products in the Classic collection are characterized by monochromatic colors, in which the colors are neutral.

SANTENAY

Classic Collection
Vicostone products in the Classic collection are characterized by monochromatic colors, in which the colors are neutral.

SATINET

Classic Collection
This design combines quartz and sand grains mixed with sandblasting effects that fits most modern and industrial styles.

AMARCORD

Exotic Collection
Inspired by natural Calacatta Amarcord, Vicostone Amarcord is a unique design with a pure white marble background with a special pattern of strong and trendy brown-grey vein.

ARABESCATO

Exotic Collection
Inspired by natural Calacatta marble, the famous Italian stone, Vicostone Arabescato has a subtle and luxurious look. Defined neutral gray veins combine with minor movement on a white background.

BORGHINI

Exotic Collection
Inspired by Calacatta Borghini, a specific type of the famous Calacatta marble, Vicostone Borghini is designed with massive stream veins throughout the slab. The bold movement from the veins is textured with warm tones and lightly colored transitions.

CEMENTO

Exotic Collection
From Vicostone’s Thunder Series, Cemento’s white lightning bolt veins pop on a dark gray background. Dramatic with modern style, it can be the centerpiece of your home design.

DIAMANTE

Exotic Collection
From Vicostone’s Thunder Series, Diamante’s dark veins pop on a white granite-look background. Featuring a touch of sparkle throughout the slab.

FORZA

Exotic Collection
Forza is the latest innovation in marble-look quartz from Vicostone. Inspired by the beauty of natural Calacatta marble, Vicostone Forza’s elegant design features bold thick veins and subtle thin veins on a bright white background. The design’s luxurious style is perfect for designer interiors.

JULIETTA (TSF-107)

Exotic Collection
Julietta features a soft white backdrop that is enhanced with dramatic grey veining throughout the slab.

CATALINA (TSF-108)

Exotic Collection
Featuring a soft white background and dramatic veins, this marble-like quartz is sure to turn heads. Catalina is a natural choice for waterfall islands.

VINCENZA (TSF-109)

Exotic Collection
Vincenza's neutral-tone background with striking long natural veins offers the look of a natural stone. It is exquisite and unique, adding sophisitication to any space.

CAPPUCCINO FROST (TSF-111)

Exotic Collection
A timeless design masterpiece that replicates the consistency of natural stones. Cappucino Frost achieves elegance with an array beautiful schemes.

Types of Kitchen Countertops 

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Reinvent your kitchen with sleek, new countertops.A new countertop instantly updates the look of your kitchen and adds value to your home. Every kitchen countertop professionally installed by Forever Kitchens is beautifully designed to suit your lifestyle and budget. Leave it to our experts to help you choose and install this tasteful addition to your kitchen, so all you have to do is enjoy it.

Forever Kitchens Home Services will show you all the options you could ask for in a new countertop, including quality, finish, colour and texture.

How to Choose Kitchen Countertop Materials

A new countertop can be the cornerstone of your kitchen remodel or can even breathe life into a dated kitchen if you’re not looking to renovate just yet. Choosing the right edge style, colour and material can completely transform your kitchen space. 

  • Granite Countertops

    Granite is highly durable and offers superior stain, scratch & heat resistance – making it easier to keep clean.

  • Natural Stone Countertops

    Natural stone is a beautiful and timeless looking countertop material that’s durable and fashionable. Here are some natural stone options.

  • Solid Surface Countertops

    Man-made and available in many patterns and colours, this acrylic has no seams and can be easily repaired if chipped.

  • Quartz Countertops

    Engineered from quartz and resin, this durable countertop material is both great looking and stain resistant with a smooth, low-maintenance finish.

  • Laminate Countertops

    Laminate is versatile, dependable and relatively inexpensive compared to other countertop materials available making it an appealing, budget-friendly choice.

  • Recycled Countertops

    Durable and easy to clean, these countertops help you lower your eco footprint as they’re constructed from recycled materials and use limited natural resources to manufacture.

  • Dekton Countertops

    Dekton countertops feature a unique blend of raw materials that can mimic the look of stone or concrete and are just as durable.

  • Wood Countertops

    A butcher block countertop not only creates a warm, inviting look and feel in any kitchen, but it’s also great for prepping meals on and looks great either stained or unfinished.

Material Stain Resistance Scratch Resistance Heat Resistance Warranty Price per Square Foot
Material
Quartz Silestone®
Stain Resistance
Very Good
Scratch Resistance
Excellent
Heat Resistance
Very Good
Warranty
Limited Lifetime**
Price per Square Foot
$$
Material
Natural Stone Granite*
Stain Resistance
Very Good
Scratch Resistance
Excellent
Heat Resistance
Excellent
Warranty
15-Year**
Price per Square Foot
$$
Material
Solid Surface Corian®
Stain Resistance
Very Good
Scratch Resistance
Fair
Heat Resistance
Good
Warranty
15-Year**
Price per Square Foot
$$
Material
Laminate
Stain Resistance
Very Good
Scratch Resistance
Fair
Heat Resistance
Fair
Warranty
1-Year**
Price per Square Foot
$
Material
Ultra Compact Dekton®
Stain Resistance
Excellent
Scratch Resistance
Excellent
Heat Resistance
Excellent
Warranty
25-Year**
Price per Square Foot
$$$
Material
Wood
Stain Resistance
Good
Scratch Resistance
Fair
Heat Resistance
Good
Warranty
N/A
Price per Square Foot
$

New Countertop Installation Prices by Type

Quartz Countertop
  • Key Qualities

    Manufactured stone product; highly durable and low-maintenance

  • Price Range (Per Square Foot)

    $57 - $130

All costs based on Ontario pricing and exclude applicable taxes. Costs shown are for illustrative purposes only and may not apply to all situations. All prices and price ranges represent average countertop material costs and price ranges per square foot. All prices as depicted are for countertops installation (unless otherwise specified) and include labour, as well as all additional products or materials required for installation.

Kitchen countertop prices vary greatly depending on the type of countertop material you choose and will largely determine the overall cost to install countertops. The product options and countertop prices shown above are a representative sample of what’s available for your countertop installation project.

Choose from the list below exclusively priced to Forever Kitchens from our contractor priced Ottawa based suppliers for our clients. More selections are available upon request. 
You will always visit your slab before it’s cut to assure your selection is the right one for you!

How to Choose Kitchen Countertop Materials

A new countertop can be the cornerstone of your kitchen remodel or can even breathe life into a dated kitchen if you’re not looking to renovate just yet. Choosing the right edge style, colour and material can completely transform your kitchen space. 

  • Granite Countertops

    Granite is highly durable and offers superior stain, scratch & heat resistance – making it easier to keep clean.

  • Natural Stone Countertops

    Natural stone is a beautiful and timeless looking countertop material that’s durable and fashionable. Here are some natural stone options.

  • Solid Surface Countertops

    Man-made and available in many patterns and colours, this acrylic has no seams and can be easily repaired if chipped.

  • Quartz Countertops

    Engineered from quartz and resin, this durable countertop material is both great looking and stain resistant with a smooth, low-maintenance finish.

  • Laminate Countertops

    Laminate is versatile, dependable and relatively inexpensive compared to other countertop materials available making it an appealing, budget-friendly choice.

  • Recycled Countertops

    Durable and easy to clean, these countertops help you lower your eco footprint as they’re constructed from recycled materials and use limited natural resources to manufacture.

  • Dekton Countertops

    Dekton countertops feature a unique blend of raw materials that can mimic the look of stone or concrete and are just as durable.

  • Wood Countertops

    A butcher block countertop not only creates a warm, inviting look and feel in any kitchen, but it’s also great for prepping meals on and looks great either stained or unfinished.