Worktops For Kitchens

Oct 27, 2023 | Blog

When selecting a kitchen worktop, it’s important to consider low-maintenance options that suit your needs.  Here are some materials known for their ease of care:

Quartz Worktops

Engineered stone surfaces like quartz are virtually non-porous, making them highly resistant to stains and easy to clean, with no need for sealing. They’re also incredibly durable.

Sintered Worktops

Worktop like Dekton is another excellent choice. These ultracompact surfaces are highly durable, scratch-resistant, and impervious to stains. They are also resistant to heat and UV rays, making them suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

Laminate Worktops

Laminate worktops are budget-friendly and require minimal maintenance. They resist stains and are simple to clean, although they can be susceptible to scratches and heat damage.

Solid Surface Worktops

Materials like Corian are non-porous and easy to clean. They can be sanded and refinished if damaged, offering a renewable option.

Stainless Steel Worktops

Stainless steel is highly resistant to stains and heat, plus it’s exceptionally durable. However, it may show scratches and smudges.

Concrete Worktops

Sealed concrete surfaces are durable and low-maintenance with proper sealing. Keep in mind that they can stain if not adequately protected.

Porcelain Tile Worktops

Porcelain tiles are easy to clean and resistant to stains, although maintaining the grout lines may require extra care.

Granite or Natural Stone with Sealant

While natural stone, such as granite, offers a beautiful and robust option, regular sealing is necessary to preserve its resistance to stains and etching.

Remember, even low-maintenance surfaces require routine cleaning and occasional care for long-term durability. Your choice should also align with your personal style, budget, and how well it complements your kitchen’s overall design.

We can help with all aspects of your new kitchen design in Bristol.  We take time to consider your kitchen flow, counter space and storage requirements, so that your kitchen works for you.  Why not visit our showroom on Whiteladies Road in Bristol.

Have a great weekend.

Clinton and Fiona