Those days when you only had very few choices when it came to materials used to create kitchen counters are gone. The truth is, even the traditional looking laminate has undergone some upgrades to make it more up-to-date.
Nowadays, there are numerous options for kitchen worktops than you can imagine! However, there are some favourite selections that homeowners absolutely love. Let’s have a look, shall we?
Granite is a common choice for all kinds of construction projects, and it is also well suited to kitchen worktops. The word ‘granite’ has come to mean more than just an average stone material that some people might perceive it to be.
Since it comes from mining sites all over the globe, this allows a wide variety of colours; including black, white, red, grey, pink, blue, brown, and green.
Quartz, on the other hand, is a man-made engineered product moulded with various resins, ground quartz, plus pigments and polymers. It is currently attaining a lot of attention and is increasingly becoming popular because of its durability and hassle-free maintenance. It also has a low impact on the environment since quartz is the second most abundant material in the earth’s crust.
Marble is an excellent choice if the style you want to go for is absolute elegance. Though it is not ideal to use for the entire kitchen because of its vulnerability to certain stains, it is still a beautiful material to use for a specific area in the room. It has a cool touch, so it is the popular choice among homeowners who like to bake pastries.
These are just a few of the many options available for kitchen worktops. Remember, when choosing the right kind of worktop for your kitchen, you first have to plan out a particular ‘theme’. After that, determining the perfect material would be so much easier! After all, there are still a lot more materials you could choose from including concrete, tile, glass, stainless steel, soapstone and of course, wood.
Since there are various pros and cons with each kind of worktops, the best thing to do is deliberate your goals and needs with a professional, as they could recommend the best material that would suit your lifestyle.