Top 3 Modular Kitchen Countertop Materials


Imagine walking into your new modular kitchen, excited to start cooking your favorite meal, but something feels off. The countertops look worn out, dull, and just not what you envisioned. You start to feel overwhelmed, clueless about where to start, and unsure of the best materials to choose for your dream kitchen. You wonder, is there a solution to this?

Relax, you're not alone. We understand that choosing the right countertop for your modular kitchen is a crucial decision that affects not only the functionality but also the aesthetics of your space. The perfect countertop can transform your kitchen, making it a beautiful and efficient place to cook, entertain, and enjoy family time. In this blog, we'll explore the top three modular kitchen countertop solutions, their styles, pros, cons, and pricing, along with expert recommendations from VM Modular.

1. Granite

VM Modular modular kitchen countertop with granite
Modular kitchen with granite countertop

Granite is a classic choice for kitchen countertops, known for its natural beauty and strength. Each granite slab is unique, adding a touch of nature to your kitchen.

- Natural Beauty: Each slab is unique, offering a one-of-a-kind appearance.
- Durable: Extremely hard and resistant to scratches and heat.
- Wide Range of Colors and Patterns: Available in various natural shades and designs.

- Requires Sealing: Needs to be sealed properly to maintain its non-porous properties.
- Heavier Material: Requires sturdy cabinets to support its weight.

Starting from ₹150 per sq. ft.

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Ideal for traditional and rustic kitchens. Perfect for homeowners who appreciate the natural look and durability of stone.

2. Quartz

VM Modular modular kitchen in my home bhooja with premium quartz counterop
Modular kitchen with premium quartz counterop

Quartz countertops are engineered from natural quartz crystals combined with resin, making them extremely durable and low maintenance.

- Non-porous: Resistant to stains and bacterial growth.
- Scratch Resistant: Durable surface that withstands daily wear and tear.
- Wide Range of Colors and Patterns: Available in numerous styles to match any kitchen decor.
- Heat Resistant: Can endure temperatures up to 280 degrees.

- Higher Cost: More expensive compared to some other materials.
- Immediate Cleaning Required: Spills need to be cleaned immediately to prevent staining.

₹550 to ₹2000 per sq. ft.

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Ideal for homeowners looking for a high-end, durable countertop.

Recommended brands: Quartz countertops by AGL, Hafele Terra, and premium quartz from Quantra and Hafele Caesarstone are excellent choices for their durability, aesthetic appeal, and ease of maintenance.

3. Corian Top

Corian countertop
Corrian countertop (source: Corian® Countertop) 

Corian is known for its versatility and seamless appearance. It offers a modern and sleek look, making it a popular choice for contemporary kitchens.

- Seamless Appearance: Provides a smooth, uninterrupted surface for curvilinear surfaces.
- Non-porous: Resistant to stains and bacterial growth, ensuring a hygienic kitchen environment.
- Durable: Resistant to scratches, heat, and impact.
- Repairable: Minor damages can be easily repaired to maintain their original look.

- Higher Cost: Expensive compared to granite
- Susceptible to Heat Damage: While heat resistant, it can be damaged by extreme heat if not properly protected.

Starts from ₹1000 per sq. ft.

Use Cases and Tips:
Ideal for modern kitchens seeking a sleek, seamless look. Perfect for homeowners who value hygiene and easy maintenance.

Our Top Recommendations

After evaluating all the options, VM Modular strongly recommends Quantra Quartz for luxury and Hafele Caesarstone for premium kitchen countertops. These materials offer the perfect blend of style, durability, and practicality, ensuring that your kitchen not only looks stunning but also performs excellently under daily use.

VM Modular kitchen with qantra quartz countertop
VM Modular kitchen with premium quartz counter top


Choosing the right countertop is essential for creating a kitchen that is both functional and beautiful. Whether you prefer the luxurious look of Caesarstone Quartz or the timeless appeal of Granite, VM Modular has the perfect solution for you. Ready to transform your kitchen? Contact us today to get started on your dream kitchen journey!

Book a free consultation with our design experts today and take the first step towards a luxurious, space-efficient home.

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