When designing your new kitchen, or even remodeling your old one, its easy to be overwhelmed by the amount of decisions to make. From the layout of the kitchen space, to the colour scheme or style of the room, there are countless options to choose from. But one of the most important choices, is your kitchen worktop. This is not just a visual addition to your kitchen though, it is also practical too. So making the right choice can be essential for the usefulness of your kitchen overall. Here at MLS Kitchens, we are Manchester’s leading kitchen design specialists. As a result, we have produced this guide to choosing the perfect kitchen worktop.

Choosing the perfect kitchen worktop

When it comes to the right kitchen worktop, there are a number of choices to make. One of the first decisions you will need to make is the colour of the worktops. You could opt for a colour that will suit the rest of your colour scheme, or you could choose something that will really stand out. Black or dark grey worktops can be very dramatic and attention grabbing, which will help your worktop become a noticeable, visual feature. But white can also be effective too, especially in a traditional kitchen. Mixing and matching colours better the cabinets and the worktop is also an option.

The material you choose for the worktop is also essential,both for the visual appeal, and the practical qualities. Popular options include:

  • Laminate
  • Wood
  • Stone
  • Quartz
  • Solid surfaces

Qualities for your kitchen worktop

So what type of qualities should be looking for in your kitchen worktop? Well, your worktop needs to be:

  • durable, strong and resilient
  • water resistant
  • stain resistant
  • easy to maintain

Why not take a look at our range of kitchens and worktops today, here at MLS Kitchens?