Choosing your Kitchen Units and Worktops

When it comes to redesigning your kitchen, one of the biggest decisions you will need to make is what materials you will use. Things such as costs and quality should be taken into consideration for the material you want. So, to make things easier, we have this handy guide to help you make the best decision for your style and budget.

Kitchen units

The first thing you will need to think about for your kitchen united is the size. There are many storage size options, but you must make a decision based on the size of your kitchen and how you use the space. Once you have chosen the size and type of storage you require, you can then think about materials.

One popular material type for those working with a budget is chipboard or MDF. They’re available from most big-name brands and come with either a matte or gloss laminate finish or even an effect such as wood.

If you’re working with a bigger budget and would like to add quality materials that also offer luxury, then you may want to consider wood. From oak to beech, there are many wood types to choose from.

Kitchen worktops

Kitchen Worktops also come in a selection of materials and finishes, from quartz and granite to chipboard and MDF. As you can imagine, these prices vary depending on the style and material you choose.  Laminate-covered worktops are a great choice for any budget as you can choose from many effects to recreate the look you want.

Granite worktops come in many colours and have different levels of glistening flecks. They are extremely durable and resistant to heat and scratches. However, heavy use can lead to making, so although they don’t require a lot of maintenance, you should keep them clean and use other elements such as chopping boards.

Like granite, quartz worktops come in many colours. However, they are more commonly white, black or grey. Some come with deep details and others are quite simple. Quartz is durable and resistant to heat and scratches, but not as much as granite. Again, you must keep it clean and avoid excessive wear and tear.

Wooden worktops are another popular option. They’re sealed, making them fairly durable. However, you must be more careful than with quartz and granite, especially if you wish to avoid scratching, staining and burn marks. It also requires more maintenance than your other material choices, such as oiling. So, be sure to check that this is something you will definitely stick to before choosing this material.

Choosing the right design team for your kitchen

When the time comes for you to redesign your kitchen, you will want the best team for the job. At EBKB, we have built a fantastic reputation for bringing our clients the kitchens they love. We offer a free home design visit so that we can accurately assess your kitchen and give you an idea of what your kitchen could look like. Get in touch to learn more about our services.


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