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Important qualities for a kitchen worktop

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When choosing your new kitchen worktop, it can be overwhelming. There are a variety of different choices to make, and options to choose from. So what should you be looking out for? And how can you tell which worktop will be suitable for your home? Well, here at Homematas, we are Preston’s leading kitchen design specialists. As a result, we have produced this guide to the important qualities for a kitchen worktop.

Important qualities for a kitchen worktop

There are several important qualities for a kitchen worktop that you need to look out for. These include:

  • durability- your kitchen worktop will come under some stress from time to time. From dropped pots and pans, shattered glass, and chopping without a protective chopping board, your worktop needs to be able to withstand a range of durability tests. So this should be one of the key features you are looking for.
  • aesthetic appeal- whether you want to create a rustic, country kitchen, or a contemporary kitchen, you need to make sure every feature of your kitchen fits with the pattern. And this includes the worktop. So choose a worktop that matches your kitchen style. Corian and other solid surfaces could be perfect for a high end contemporary kitchen. While hardwood or quartz could be the perfect match for a more traditional kitchen.
  • maintenance- some types of worktop will take a lot more maintenance than others. From spills and stains, to full leaks, your worksurface needs to be waterproof. But for natural stone, and hardwood, this will mean that you need to keep up with regular sealing and treatment to keep your worktop in the best possible condition. If you are looking for something more simple, you should stay away from these two worktop options.

For more information or advice, get in touch with the professionals today, here at Homematas.