What type of countertop do I have?

Hi,
I have been renting a home for the past two years and have been wondering what type of countertop I have. It looks like it was poured. The countertop and floor are the same. This house is in Pa. I do not believe it is terrazo as I lived in south florida for 14 years and had terrazo floors down there.
Any ideas????
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On Wed, 06 Oct 2004 15:29:07 -0400, Butch Hinton

I can't answer your question <g> sorry, but I have a countertop question too and figure who ever reads your question will know my answer too. Thanks for letting me piggyback..
I recently read that the best and cheapest countertop is a "composite". Agree? What is "composite"? Is it poured as in the question above?
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composite what? that just means it's a mixture of different materials, and doesn't describe what the materials are.
pressed board is a composite, but they don't make countertops totally out of that. that would be cheap, but not the best.
various products like silestone etc are plastic and some sort of minerals. they're also a composite. that would not be cheap, and imho, not the best.
granite is a composite (different minerals smooshed together). that would not be cheap.
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i can't see it from here. can you hold the monitor up to the counter?
it might be concrete.
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Butch Hinton wrote:

Only one, given your exceedingly sketchy description...
A number of years ago there was a period of popularity for floors/counters made by pouring a liquid and imbedding colored flakes in it. I don't recall if it was a vinyl or polyurethane or what, been too long ago. If your counter/floor is resilient that might be what it is.
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If it's thin, then it may be two-part epoxy, which you can find out more about by searching on "poured epoxy floor".
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