A new kitchen countertop and new visiondecor counter height stools can add to the look and feel of your kitchen and improve its function. For your new countertop materials different aesthetic requirements and needs of the maintenance, resilience to choose, and relevance. For each owner’s taste and budget issues.
Comparison of material
To choose your new kitchen countertops for the most suitable material, preferably there is a feature of each Gainian they make your show can make Goumai.
Laminate: Laminate is a thin piece of plastic of different thickness. Ant is a general laminate. Laminates can be offered, other materials such as granite look. It is an inexpensive material that can be used in a variety of colors, different patterns, surfaces, edges can be square or rolled back, the material is stain resistant, easy to clean.
Laminates are also some disadvantages. They can decay due to heat to complete, so hot pots and utensils should not be a laminated surface. With a strong chemical cleaning liquid can damage the surface. Laminate is not as cutting surface, because it is easy to scratch, so this is the best advice a cut to install. Once damaged, a layer of the plate can not be repaired, but must be replaced. Be flat edge of a laminated chip. Laminates have a seamless contemporary appearance, especially in a little plane. This is because the dark color support. Scratches and abrasions will be displayed in the high-gloss surface, but not in the floor plate design.
Tile: Ceramic tile is a relatively inexpensive way to color and character to your kitchen to add. They can be in a 1-18 square inches of all sizes .. mainly through the glass ceramic tiles, glazed tiles, anti-wet, dirty, and scratches. Tiles give you the freedom to make your way to design the most innovative cooking magazine. They can be arranged vertically, diagonally or horizontally. Tile pattern provides texture and variety of options. But the brick earth filling between the easy, especially easy to attack them, which is constantly cleaning. Little impact-resistant tiles, and often easy to chip, they are slightly more expensive than laminating epoxy anchoring, the benefits are more resistant to stains, the use of cost increases.
Corian: Corian is a solid surface kitchen countertop material brand. It provides for the past 30 years. Unlike laminating, solid surface, including a plastic block. Durable solid surface can be in different colors, matte and gloss, no prominent seams, so they have a unified look. Solid surface can mimic the look and feel of stone. They resist stains, is non-porous, it can be easily cleaned with a mild soap. Can restore the damaged area and recovery kit, ready to help. Most do not guarantee sales. In the hard surface is the main drawback price options. Installation procedures must be certified to install. Furthermore, the surface of the heat scratch damage in some cases.
Granite: Granite countertops are the most common stone. It is the feeling and the character is an imitation of some of the synthetic alternatives, but not entirely comparable. Granite is extremely durable, anti-scratch and heat resistant. Therefore it is necessary to install trivets or a chopping block. It provides a polished and matte natural finish colors available. It can be cleaned with soap and water to remove stains a special cleaning recommendations.
Granite has several disadvantages. It is expensive, heavy and requires professional installation. This requires a periodic closure to prevent stains, and clear seams. Granite tiles are an inexpensive option, mounting plate, but the grout needs regular cleaning to maintain environmental hygiene.
Other options include the stone in the limestone and marble countertops. Limestone offers a limited selection of colors, but with a higher heat resistance and impact resistance. Marble has a rubber surface, it can also be used for baking. But marble is porous and easy color change.
Quartz: Quartz is a beautiful natural materials, is difficult and lasting good. Silestone quartz countertops and Cambria are quartz surface sheet. Quartz has several advantages over other countertop materials. It provides a larger and scorch resistance than plastic surfaces. It will not require re-packaging, and offers excellent granite stain resistance. Quartz can be in different colors and designs offer many advantages. Because quartz is a well-designed products, colors, if more than the unity of the natural granite surface. This is the food of the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) in the United States was prepared by the surface heard. Quartz countertops have seams but these are long and thin, when properly installed is difficult to track. Most manufacturers a 10-year material warranty.
Silestone Countertops are one of the most underrated countertops.
Wood and Butcher Block: Wood is a natural surface, and the other is that this character to your kitchen of all ages. Wood is an ideal cutting surface, because this is not the knife-edge blunt. Prepare a wooden table by the binding with rock maple or beech wood. Wood is easy to take care and more. However, the design and butcher block edge detail is not too complicated, difficult to clean because they are. After thoroughly washing raw meat needs a butcher block to use. Regular maintenance and oil to help remove scratches, occur over time. Wood is also a regular sealed.
How long must the countertops installed?
Material to the table to fit the times. Heavier materials such as granite, quartz, take more time for proper installation. Pre-formed composite kitchen counter can be installed in about 2-3 hours. For most installations, the total number of factors must be made on various occasions, such as non-vertical wall or cabinet surface is not level, because the adjustment function. If the table is the production process can live more than 2 days due to sealing and finishing take time to set.