7 types of WORKTOP with Pros and Cons

 

1.LAMINATE WORKTOP

Laminate is a cost effective and versatile worktop solution

Pros.

 

Cons.

 - Budget Safe

- Easy to Clean

- Hardwearing

  - Not heat resistant 

 

 


 

2. MARBLE WORKTOP

Smooth, cool, beautiful. But more porous, softer and less durable when compared to granite.

 

**Homikitch DO NOT offer marble worktop due to its inappropriate property to the kitchen

Anyway, If you would love to have marble-looking worktop, we have stunning marble-like Quartz.

Pros.

Cons.

 - 100% Natural

- Very beautiful

- Very Porous

- Sensitive to household acid,

like vinegar, mustard, citrus, etc.

- Stained easily

- Not durable

 

 


 

3. GRANITE WORKTOP

Granite is one of the most popular choices for kitchen worktops. It’s natural, stylish, beautiful and is associated with luxurious kitchen schemes.

Pros.

Cons.

 - 100% Natural

- Hardwearing

- Easy to clean

- Highly Scratch Resistant

- Porous, like all natural stone

 


 

4. QUARTZ WORKTOP

Quartz is a man-made alternative to traditional stone worktops like granite. Employing industrial techniques, natural quartz is fortified with resin to create a truly hard-wearing and customisable worktop.

Pros.

Cons.

 - Non-porous

- Hygenic

- Anti-bacteria

- Scratch Resistant

- High price

- May discolor if exposed tosun ray for long time

 

 

 


 

5. ACRYLIC WORKTOP

Quartz is a man-made alternative to traditional stone worktops like granite. Employing industrial techniques, natural quartz is fortified with resin to create a truly hard-wearing and customisable worktop.

Pros.

Cons.

 - Non-porous

- Hygenic

- Anti-Bacteria

- Seamless

- High price

- May discolor if exposed to sun ray for long time

- May Scratch

 

 


 

 6. PYROLITHIC STONE (GEOLUXE)

GEOLUXE® is a breakthrough Pyrolithic Stone™ combining the noble beauty of natural marble with superior technical performance. A complex mixture of 100% mineral-based materials formed through patented GeoMimicry™ technology, the slabs reveal realistic marble-like veins throughout.

Pros.

Cons.

 - Non-porous

- Hygenic

- Anti-bacteria

- Scratch Resistant

- Marble-like looking

- High price

 


 

 7. SOLIDWOOD WORKTOP

Quartz is a man-made alternative to traditional stone worktops like granite. Employing industrial techniques, natural quartz is fortified with resin to create a truly hard-wearing and customisable worktop.

Pros.

Cons.

 - Unique

- Beautiful

- High price

- May discolor if exposed to sun ray for long time

- Require more maintenance than some other surfaces in order for them to stay at their best.

 

 


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