Makeover Your Kitchen With These 5 Types of Worktops

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Kitchens are one of the busiest areas of any house. You might be spending a third of your day in your kitchen, preparing meals, enjoying them, and cleaning up afterwards. It should come as no surprise that even in a brand-new home, the kitchen will be the first area that requires an update.

An excellently-designed kitchen made with high-quality cabinetry, stone, and fixtures usually lasts 10 to 15 years. However, if you tend to use your kitchen space a lot, the high-traffic areas like your counters and surfaces will show their age sooner rather than later. If you want to give the room a makeover and keep it looking brand new without doing a complete renovation, you might want to consider replacing your worktops instead.

When you first construct your kitchen, you might pick materials for their visual appeal. As you use the kitchen, however, you realise the nuances of cleaning, using, and maintaining the surfaces. In such cases, you can change the countertops to suit your needs. 

If you are looking for replacement options, here are five types of worktops that you can use for the kitchen makeover:

1. Granite

Granite is one of the most popular choices for countertops because it is made of natural stone, is long-lasting, and hard-wearing. If you don’t already have this material, you might want to put this at the top of your list. The smooth, glossy surface adds a nice sheen to your kitchen. Furthermore, they come in various shades and grains, so you can get one that complements and enhances your cabinet design. 

2. Wood

Wood has a unique ability to pair with traditional and modern-style kitchens. Although it has a soft, natural appearance, it is still sturdy and durable. If you like to prepare lots of meals from scratch, wood is a great surface to work with because it is naturally resistant to germs and bacteria. 

3. Quartz

If your countertops tend to get lots of abuse from appliances and food preparation equipment, you might want to use quartz. This material is stain and scratch-resistant, and it makes great workhorses because it doesn’t require high maintenance to keep them looking clean.  

4. Ceramic

Unlike stone that you form according to your desired shape, ceramic typically comes in tiles that you can layout in beautiful patterns. Ceramic tiles also create dramatic decorations and make your kitchen look more luxurious. While it is lovely to look at, this material requires more care and discipline in cleaning than other surfaces.  

5. Stainless steel

For the ultimate heavy-duty worktop, you can choose the ultimate chef’s companion: stainless steel. If you prepare several meals a day or you make numerous pastries and cakes, this will be the perfect material for you. It is heat, stain, and scratch-resistant, and requires minimal effort to clean as well.

Conclusion

Changing your worktop can easily refresh the look of your kitchen and help you make the most out of its functionality. A simple update on your surfaces can also increase the longevity of the room and delay the need for a total renovation. Likewise, keeping your space up to date and in sync with your lifestyle will make you look forward to being in your kitchen and enjoy meal preparation every day.

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