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A Guide To Kitchen Tops

 Kitchen Tops

 

Highly functional, sensuously appealing and artistically designed kitchen tops marks an elegant and good kitchen. Varieties of materials abound today for the production of different Kitchen worktops suitable for every need and appearance. The choice of a kitchen worktop is based on needs, desires and of course price.

Oftentimes, people are tempted to go for the cheapest kitchen worktop, but that might not be the best available option. Value and price are not the same when trying to make a choice of a product because they mean different things.

Consider a laminate kitchen worktop with of course a cheaper price than granite or marble kitchen worktop with a higher price. This price difference does not connote that the laminate is of higher value than the marble or granite counterpart. Of course, the marble will be more expensive, but with a high value and durability they and will provide better working surfaces for your kitchen.

It is sometimes possible in some instances that the cheapest can be of the best value, but it has been proven that such is not the case with worktops. Spending a little more on your worktop will not only give you a feeling of class, but will also afford you a good sight to behold and a place you will love to spend time preparing your meals. Nevertheless, your ability to make a good choice of kitchen tops will be guided by your knowledge of the different materials, so take some work down.

Wooden: Wooden kitchen countertops can be classy. They can be made with oak, elm, maple and many more. A major advantage of this type of worktop is that they offer a more hygienic surface owing to their antibacterial qualities. They also last longer.

Laminate: Laminate work surfaces are mostly for small budgets as they are affordable as the lowest cost solution. They can be sturdy and resistant to stains if you get a good quality one. They also come in different colours and textures.

Granite: Granite worktops have an appeal that comes from its attractive colours and strong quality. Granite work surfaces are smooth and highly heat resistant. They constitute a fantastic choice in terms of long lasting. It can also be custom cut and the edges sealed and polished.

Stainless steel: These are mostly used in commercial settings like Hotels, Offices, and Schools because they give a clean appearance to kitchens. This pattern of worktop was quite popular a few years ago but less so now.

Quartz: Quartz kitchen worktops are gradually becoming a household name when it comes to kitchen work surfaces. Being very artistically beautiful, they give smooth, long lasting, scratch and stain resistant surfaces. They are also non-porous.

The choice of the best kitchen worktop is not very difficult if you keep these factors in mind when buying your worktop; art and beauty, durability, ease of maintenance, price and durability.

Before installing your kitchen tops, take cognition of the position of the sink, stove, cutting board and drainage. Ensure you leave these aspects of recognition of positions and installation for kitchen worktop specialists.

 

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