>> Mar 9, 2017
The kitchen has always been and always will the central hub of a home. Whenever you plan a party at your place, after the dinner is over and everyone is done with lobsters and pork, which place do everyone go and chat mostly? Well, without any doubt, it is the kitchen. They gather and chit-chat on diverse topics while cleaning utensils or preparing desserts. So, the importance of designing your kitchen becomes self-explanatory!
From an array of things and portions to consider, kitchen worktops are the one to opt first. This is because most of the daily kitchen errands take place on a worktop which makes choosing the right surface and right material becomes important. The slaughtering of sharp knives, hot stainless steel pans, knocks and sporadic human behavior should be easily handled by a good quality worktop. As today’s market is full of materials for worktops such as marble, wood, granite, stainless steel, Corian and much more, you can opt anyone as per your needs and requirements.
Below are some key points of keeping in mind while you consider a specific worktop for your beloved kitchen:
·Resistance & Durability
Nobody in the kitchen can work without accidents. Due to your or someone else’s mistake, you often meet accidents in the kitchen like spillage of wine, showing anger through sharp knives, dropping on pots and what not. To withstand these calamities, there has to be a worktop made from the appropriate material. It should be able to take steam, stains, grease, water and scratches happily. With naughty pickney dem around, your worktop can be prone to scratches and spills, which is why you ought to choose a tough material. The annual sealing process is also beneficial. Notice how vigorously you work in your kitchen and accordingly choose a material for your kitchen worktop.
Whenever you make up your mind to re-design or design your beloved kitchen, after thinking of durability, the first thing that pops up in your mind is how it is going to look? What color do you want of the worktop? Unknowingly, worktops occupy a lot of space due to which they become the center of attraction in the kitchen. So, giving an appealing look of your worktop is quite important.
Nowadays, mixing is in trend – people are going after combining different materials instead of opting one to give an elegant look and feel to the kitchen. But, often mixing becomes a bane and you suffer more than you shouldn’t have. Choose the material wisely before mixing as it can lead to a big hole in your pocket.
Appearance and durability are, no doubt, priorities but you also have to look for something that is easy to clean and maintain. Kitchen worktops should be hygienic and easy to wipe. Worktops that are assembled using different parts are vulnerable to the buildup of bacteria and dirt particles. That may lead to hampering the strength of material. For that cut loose joints and crevices and use one length worktops.
Designing your kitchen is not a child’s play in current high-price market rate scenario. As you can figure out, different worktop material come at different price range so it becomes to precisely do your research and seek for the one that lands in your budget. But it becomes difficult when you have to also look for a sturdy one, matching your lifestyle expectations.
Eventually, the material will remain “THE” main point to consider as it will have the greatest impact on both the functionality and appearance of the kitchen. Whatever is your choice, the best kitchen worktops are the ones which meet your expectations in every sense. Choose wisely, live happily!