When you are renovating or designing a whole new kitchen, there are many steps to think about. Lots of people get caught up with colour and style choices. But, the material you choose for your kitchen worktops, is actually one of the most important decisions. After all, your new kitchen doesn’t just need to be stylish, it also needs to be practical. Here at MLS Kitchens, we are experts in great kitchen design. As a result, we have produced this guide to choosing perfect kitchen worktops.


Wooden worktops look great. They are the perfect way to add a natural element to your kitchen and they are guaranteed to wow. Whether its a contemporary or a traditional style you are going for, wooden worktops are perfect.

Solid wood is durable and long lasting, with the added bonus of aging well. Also, if your wooden worktop shows signs of wear and tear on the surface, you can sand it down for a fresh new look.


There are more than 70 different types of quartz worktops available. As a result, you should definitely be able to select a style that suits your design choices.

Quartz is durable, robust and highly polished. This means that a quartz work surface can make a stunning visual feature in any kitchen.


This solid surface is incredible. Made with a combination of pure acrylic polymer and natural minerals, Corian is a stunning solid surface. It is made to last, is stain resistant, and is seamless. This is an incredibly practical choice for contemporary kitchens.

In summary

There are many different types of material that your kitchen worktops can be made from. Quality materials include wood, quartz, and Corian. These can all be used to great advantage in a variety of kitchen styles, from contemporary to traditional. Whichever you choose, make sure it is a practical solution for your unique kitchen design. We hope you enjoyed our guide to choosing perfect kitchen worktops. Contact us at MLS Kitchens today, for more information, or visit our Manchester showroom for inspiration.

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