There are many elements involved in creating a perfect kitchen. Each plays an important part in the look with the worktop choice having a big influence in the final style. The selection of worktops available is extensive and it is often confusing for many people. Over the past few years granite has fallen out of favour and on the wish list for many people is a solid surface worktops, with Corian leading the market.
Corian is a great product allowing full fabrication and a seamless look, however it is expensive – especially if you have a large kitchen. So what are your options if your budget doesn’t run to £000’s for your worktops and you still want a clean contemporary look? We have recently started using Maia Worksurfaces and have now completed two projects using them.
The product is supplied in standards lengths of 1.8m or 3.6m. Two standard depths are available and they also do a 900mm deep option if you want to create a breakfast bar. The secret to achieving the streamlined look is that the joints are sanded out after the installation to create an almost invisible joint. Clearly a job for a professional but the finished look is excellent.
The product range has recently been increased to allow for under mounted sinks to be included. There are four sinks available, we recently used the Super large bowl for a client. The worktops can be joined back to back to create a super large island area as shown above in the kitchen we completed last week. The 900mm deep worktop was used to create the island shown in the kitchen below. In both kitchens we used an upstand to complete the look.
When you are next choosing worktops take a look at Maia Worksurfaces, I don’t think you will be disappointed with the quality for the price. There is currently a range of ten colours and the worktops come with a 10 year guarantee. We can also now supply these worktops so please do get in touch if you want further information.
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