Choose the best kitchen benchtop material today
When renovating or revamping your home, many homeowners want to ensure that the materials they choose are both modern and exciting, as well as functional and aesthetically pleasing.
Choosing the best kitchen benchtop material is key to ensuring that your kitchen stays as good as new for as long as possible. Out of the multitude of choices available to homeowners today, what is the best kitchen countertop material out there? At Bernini Stone & Tile, we may be biased, but we believe that opting for natural stone countertops such as granite, marble or quartzite are a homeowners best bet.
The properties and characteristics of stone countertops such as granite, marble and quartz are as varied and interesting as the colours available. This type of stone also offers functional properties that make it a wise choice for a kitchen too, which include:
Stone makes a statement
Bold and beautiful stone like granite, marble and quartz all in their own right make statement pieces when used as countertops in your kitchen. Whether you choose to use tiles or one large slab, the character and nuances that these exquisite pieces of stone convey really will ensure that your kitchen is the heart (and the talking piece) of your home. Depending on the colour variation you choose, these kinds of countertops will offer both impressive and stylish views.
Low maintenance, high durability
When choosing granite, marble or quartz as the material for your kitchen counters, you can rest assured that they require very little maintenance. If sealed well, the countertops should only need to be regularly cleaned with warm water and a mild detergent. Some stone like granite is in fact very low in porosity and difficult to stain. Other slabs like marble have bacteria-resistant properties, all important factors to consider for a happy and healthy kitchen. All these stone surfaces are also highly durable and are excellent functional options to choose from for kitchens.
Careful use of your granite, marble and quartz counters is suggested to ensure its longevity and to keep it looking brand new. Regular cleaning as mentioned should be adhered to and the use of chopping blocks or chopping boards are suggested to avoid chipping or marking the stone.
Thanks to the multitude of features mentioned, choosing a natural stone countertop as the best material for your kitchen area, would make you a very happy homeowner.
Contact the specialists at Bernini Stone & Tile, or visit us at our world-class Subiaco showroom today for more kitchen countertop material advice.