Once only found in professional kitchens, the stainless steel benchtop has made its way it every day homes. They are a fantastic option, in Brisbane, as kitchen benchtops and inspire feelings of cleanliness and style. One of the more contemporary benchtop materials available, stainless steel will not corrode, stain or rust like regular steel. Stainless steel comes in various grades and types so when you are looking to add stainless steel to your kitchen, be sure you are getting the grade that will suit the use it is intended for. An alloy combination of chromium and iron, stainless steel gets its rust resistance and shiny appearance that is so popular from the chromium.
Stainless Steel Benches Are Ideal To Clean
Taking care of your stainless steel benchtop will ensure you can enjoy using it for many years. Stainless steel is safe to be bleached unlike many other benchtop materials and if you choose a textured or brushed finish it will be easy to hide any marks or scratches. Due to the fact there are no joins in stainless steel benches there will be no food particles or excess gathering from food preparation. Not only will this make cleaning up easier but you are assured of a healthier germ-free benchtop. Giving your stainless steel counter a really good clean is as easy as washing with soapy, hot water before applying stainless steel polish. Following this, you buff the surface dry with a dry clean towel or cloth. It is because of this easy cleaning process and sanitary conditions that comes with having a stainless steel benchtop that has made this material popular in commercial kitchens in Brisbane for so long.
Stainless Steel Countertops Are A Steadfast and Durable Choice
Because stainless steel is not just coated with rust resistant metal but the material is all the way through it means it is more durable against damage. Hot saucepans, sharp knives and anything else that can damage the surface will not open your benchtop to the risk of rust. With the knowledge that stainless steel looks outstanding in the kitchen and is a robust material that can withstand just about anything you throw at it you are bound to be thrilled with the choice. You would be further impressed to know that stainless steel is a great environmental choice as it is recyclable. Approximately 60% of the initial material used can be converted into different products. This is an important factor to consider in our current environmental climate.
The benefits certainly outweigh any downfalls with stainless steel. Cost is a little higher than that of a laminate benchtop, for instance. However in the long run, the lifespan you will get from stainless steel means it is still a cheaper option to choose. If you do choose to use stainless steel for your kitchen, you will thoroughly enjoy making delicious meal creations on a modern and hygienic benchtop.
If you’re planning to install a stainless steel benchtop for your kitchen renovation, contact our showroom in Brisbane at (07) 3341 9166 or visit our showroom today at 2958 Logan Road, Underwood QLD 4119. Our friendly kitchen designers are ready to help you build your kitchen dream!