Which material is good for cabinet countertops? Recommended material for cabinet countertops
The quality of the cabinet determines the grade of the cabinet, and the countertop material, as an important part of the cabinet, can best reflect the value of the cabinet. So, what kind of material can guarantee the value of the countertop and thus the value of the cabinet?
Advantages: environmental protection, high hardness, no oil leakage, high temperature resistance, good hygiene. Granite cabinet countertops are a kind of natural material with good antibacterial properties. Granite cabinet countertops have high density and can weaken the hidden worry of dirt. As a traditional countertop material for cabinets, granite has high density, high hardness, and abrasion-resistant surface, which reduces the possibility of holding dirt to a certain extent. In addition, it has better antibacterial properties. Tests have proved that among all the materials that can be used for kitchen countertops, granite has better anti-bacterial regeneration ability.
Disadvantages: But as a natural stone, the length of granite is usually not long, so if you want to make a long overall countertop, there must be seams. These seams are also easy to hide dirt. If you are a friend who likes natural materials very much, granite with strong antibacterial ability is an ideal choice, but you must pay special attention to the level of joints of the construction workers.
Stainless steel countertops
Advantages: The stainless steel countertops are bright and clean, with excellent performance. It is generally to add a thin stainless steel plate on the surface of the high-density fireproof board. Sturdy, easy to clean, and practical. In recent years, due to the strong impact of the new concept of 'European and American integration' modern cabinets, stainless steel countertops have also made corresponding improvements in compliance with the development trend of the combination of aesthetics and practicality of cabinets. For consumers who emphasize 'practical' considerations, or consumers who like metal texture, it is not impossible to buy stainless steel countertops.
Disadvantages: The vision is 'hardThere is a lack of reasonable and effective treatment methods at the corners and joints of the cabinet countertops.
Refractory board countertop
Advantages: bright color, abrasion resistance, scratch resistance, high temperature resistance, acid resistance Alkali; the price is lower, the price is generally between 300-600 yuan per meter.
Disadvantages: the joints of the corner countertops lack effective treatment methods. Silicone glue, plastic and special metal strips are usually used to embed in order to increase the beauty; the countertops are easily corroded by water and lc, improper use, It will cause serious consequences such as degumming, deformation, and expansion of the substrate.
Artificial stone countertops
Advantages: wear resistance, acid resistance, high temperature resistance, impact resistance, compression resistance, flexural resistance, penetration resistance and other functions. There are no pores on the surface, oil stains and water stains are not easy to penetrate into it, and the anti-fouling force is strong; it can be seamlessly bonded at any length. Adhesive of the same material will bond the two pieces together and polish them together, which is suitable for cabinets that require longer countertops. Easy to maintain. Surface scratches can be polished with 400-mesh gauze paper soaked in water.
Disadvantage: The price is higher.
The last thing to remind everyone is that even seamless artificial stone, due to the difference in processing technology, the quality is divided into three or six nine. Therefore, in the selection, you must choose a brand with a better reputation and a guaranteed service to buy.