This name is a misnomer. Straight-edged countertops don’t have a square edge. Instead, they are slightly rounded to reduce the risk of damage to the surface as well as prevent injuries. It is a great option for a simple, low-key design that goes well with any décor.
To add a little pizzazz to your countertop without adding too much, a bevel edge is a perfect option. The half-bevel features an angular edge on the top corner of the countertop. It adds a subtle design that looks stylish and elegant while still not being too distracting. It also adds a slight functionality to your quartz surface since it allows liquids to run through the edges with minimal damage to the cabinets below. Now that’s form and function.
The full bullnose is perhaps one of the most common edges for your quartz countertop and is certainly a popular selection for homeowners. It features a full curve on both corners, giving a smooth corner all around. This timeless classic is certainly a perfect choice for your kitchen or bathroom countertop.
The half bullnose features a rounded right corner connected to a straight bottom corner. This smooth transition from a rounded edge to a straight edge leading down to the lower portion makes the edge appear thicker. Similar to the half-bevel edge, it also allows water to run off the edge without any damage to the cabinets below.
The quarter-round edge also features a rounded corner on the top portion of the edge. But unlike the half bullnose, this roundedness is smaller, similar to that of a pencil. This gives the countertop edge a sleek look with a more traditional feel.