Wooden kitchen countertops: for or against?


Деревянные столешницы на кухне: за или против?

Wooden countertops give the house a cosiness and warm atmosphere, they are natural, have a pleasant textures, elegantly fit into the interior made in any style — classic, contemporary, loft, etc. However, wood countertops have both advantages and disadvantages.

Деревянные столешницы на кухне: за или против?

Understand the issues with the head of Studio furniture and design Deni-Art, Tatiana Skvortsova.

Деревянные столешницы на кухне: за или против?

Wood countertops are prone to scratches, stains, may lose or change color due to exposure to water or high temperatures can fade in the sun. However, depending on the processing methods used and the type of tree, they are fairly easy to restore, paint, covered with a protective lacquer.

Деревянные столешницы на кухне: за или против?

Let’s look at the order!

Chipboard — the most simple and affordable option countertops. Benefits — a wide selection of colors that can be suitable for any façade and look great in any interior.
When installation should pay attention to the ends that need to be close materials, otherwise the top may be deformed during operation.

Деревянные столешницы на кухне: за или против?

If you plan to install a countertop made of solid wood, then you need to understand that this is a rather expensive material. In addition, the array is a natural and environmentally friendly, this top will be capricious — it is necessary to periodically RUB with oil and wax.

Деревянные столешницы на кухне: за или против?

But furniture Board for table tops is not recommended. It is easily exposed to mechanical loads — if it is to drop something heavy, will remain chips and cracks.

The tips and advice provided Tatyana Skvortsova, the head of the Studio furniture and design Deni-Art.