One of the most exciting, and important, choices you make, when having a new kitchen done, is the benchtops. When choosing a benchtop there are a few things to keep in mind such as your style of cooking or the amount of use the benchtop will have. Other factors that affect your benchtop material choice is your budget and of course, your own personal preference. In this article we will take a look at laminate benchtops and discuss the positives in making the decision to use laminate.
Easy on the eye.
Laminate benchtops are beautiful and versatile and experience great popularity in kitchens for good reason. The range you can expect to choose from in laminate benchtops is unmatched by most other materials as it is available in a wide range of colours and styles. When you think of kitchen designs Brisbane that incorporate laminate benchtops you could be forgiven for thinking of the bold colours from the 70’s, but don’t let this put you off. While the 70’s look can still be very attractive and certainly suit the style of some, this look is not your only option.
Strong and reliable.
Sometimes called Formica, Laminate is a lightweight material that is very durable. You can expect your laminate benchtop to last for many years and if taken care of properly, retain its good looks that you chose it for in the first place. What this means for investment property owners is that it makes a fantastic choice for rental properties. When it comes to rentals it’s very likely that a few people will pass through and use the benchtop over time, and it will see all sorts of different treatment. With a sturdy material like laminate, you are assured you won’t have to replace the benchtop too soon because it couldn’t stand up to all kinds of treatment.
Easy on the budget.
As one of the least expensive benchtop materials out there, it is very accessible to those on a stricter budget. Again this is beneficial for investment owners as the idea of an investment property is to make money, not over spend on the budget replacing kitchen benchtops. This does not mean however, that your laminate benchtop will look poor in quality or cheap. Many a beautiful modern or traditional kitchen enjoys the good looks that laminate benchtops bring and they are cheaper to replace when it comes time to do so.
When it comes time to choose your benchtop for your kitchens Brisbane, choose laminate, it will be easy to see why it’s been so popular for so long.