Kitchen countertops are indispensable in a kitchen. They serve as work surfaces to prepare dishes, places to set hot cookware from the stove or oven, and very often, in most modern kitchens, part of them is used for family meals, and snacks. Because kitchen countertops feature so strongly in a kitchen, they also add to the look of the kitchen as much as kitchen cabinets do. If you are planning a new kitchen, or just upgrading your current kitchen, have you given much thought to which type of countertop is best for you? There are so many options available, that it can be bewildering to choose the right one. Let's look at what is available.
Wood is a good material for adding warmth to a kitchen. It comes in different colors and patterns and is versatile enough to match a modern kitchen or a country-themed one. A few examples of hardwood used for kitchen countertops are oak, walnut, cherry, teak, mahogany, pecan, hard maple, and many others.
The quartz countertops, additionally called engineered stone, will be designed from a blend of resin binders and pigments and natural quartz. It makes it strong and will maintain the appearance of the natural stone. Quartz countertops will be non-porous, therefore easy to clean and hygienic. They're scratch, crack and heat resistant and will be available within various colors and patterns. The quartz countertops will be heavy and have to be put in by professionals. If you're searching for countertops which appear just like natural stone, yet has a uniform color, quartz will be the perfect one for you!
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