Will your new countertop stain easily? Expecting wear and tear on your butcher block? If you have a lot of cooks in the kitchen, opt for a stain resistant, easy-to-clean surface. You may need to be prepared to seal countertops or regrout tile if you have a high maintenance material in mind. If not, there are dozens of stain, and even germ, resistant countertops to choose from at KENT.ca!
When installing new countertops, it’s best to choose a material that will stand the test of time. Consider damage resistance to heat, knives, and impact, as well as ease of repair should damage occur. If you don’t spend a lot of time in the kitchen, you may be able to opt for a more sensitive material. Busy cooks can incorporate tile cooling plates or easily replaced sections of butcher block! Ask your local KENT Project Centre how to get the most mileage out of your new counters.
Neutral, dark, light...there are endless possibilities when it comes to the hue of your countertops. While bright options are available, they may impact future resale options if it’s a more unique decor preference. Try combining light and dark sections across counters and islands for design contrast, and incorporate colour and pattern in backsplashes that are easier to swap.