What is the best material for cabinet countertops? Which material is good for cabinet countertops?
What should I use for cabinet countertops? I believe this problem is what many friends who want to buy cabinets want to know. Faced with many materials on the market, the following content will recommend 3 better cabinet countertop materials for you.
Quartz stone countertop
Advantages Currently the most popular and most popular countertop abroad is quartz stone, which looks beautiful and generous with good gloss . Since the main component of quartz stone countertops is silica, it has no risk of radiation and feels smooth and cold to the touch. The quartz stone countertop is made of super hard environmentally friendly composite quartz material, which will not leave any traces when directly scratched with a knife. It has excellent properties such as super wear resistance, high temperature resistance, corrosion resistance, and non-toxicity. Since the quartz stone countertops have almost no pores, there is no need to worry about oil penetration. You only need to wipe it with clean water daily. The service life of quartz stone countertops is as long as decades, and the maintenance period can also be extended to 2-3 years.
Disadvantages: the color can be selected in general, but the disadvantage is that the conjoined body has seams and the price is high.
Stainless steel countertop
Advantages: high hardness, high temperature resistance, long service life, beautiful metal color, and excellent visual effect with black door panels. According to different surface treatment processes, it can be divided into three types: embossing, wire drawing and mirror surface. Stainless steel is the traditional raw material for household kitchen appliances. As far as tableware is concerned, stainless steel is the best endorsement. Stainless steel countertops are generally made of a thin stainless steel plate on the surface of a high-density fireproof board. The texture is firm, easy to clean, and has a three-dimensional integrated effect. At the same time, among all the materials, stainless steel has the best antibacterial performance. At the same time, under the strong impact of the new concept of European and American integration of modern cabinets in recent years, stainless steel countertops are also following the development trend of the combination of aesthetics and practicality of cabinets, and corresponding improvements have been made. For consumers who prefer to use them, or consumers who like metal texture, it is not impossible to buy stainless steel countertops.
Disadvantages: the visual sense is hard, giving people a cold feeling, and the corners and joints of the cabinet countertops also lack reasonable and effective treatment methods. Once the countertop is scratched by a sharp tool, it will leave irreparable marks. These fine scratches can easily hide dirt, so you must pay special attention to it when wiping its surface. At present, most domestic stainless steel countertops are prone to oxidation, which is far behind imported similar products. The price of imported products is higher.
Natural stone countertop
Advantages: Natural stone has been tempered by wind and rain, and has a unique natural texture and extremely hard texture. Natural stone is made into countertop, no doubt The kitchen is built into a strong but beautiful castle. Natural stone mainly includes granite. marble. Relatively large density, high temperature resistance. The anti-scratch performance is very outstanding, the abrasion resistance is good, and the cost is relatively low. The most frequently used concentrated price is only a few hundred yuan per meter, which is an economical countertop material.
1. There are length limitations, even if the two pieces are spliced u200bu200btogether, they cannot be integrated.
2. It is prone to cracking. Natural marble has various beautiful textures. Although the texture is hard, the elasticity is not enough. If it encounters a heavy blow or a sudden temperature change, it will crack and difficult to repair.
3. It is difficult to wipe the cracks. In daily cleaning, it is inevitable that some residues will be permanently filled into the cracks with the wiping of the rag and become a breeding ground for bacteria.
4. Radiation that cannot be ignored, natural stone is more or less radioactive, which may cause harm to human health.
I will introduce you to what is good for cabinet countertops. I believe you will have a good understanding of these decoration knowledge after reading it. I also hope that the knowledge introduced can provide you with help and reference.