You know what they say: a laminate kitchen worktop is for life, not just for Christmas. (OK, we may have tweaked that slightly.) If you’re thinking about getting new kitchen worktops fitted, their seasonal appeal might not be the first thing on your mind. But then, the three suggestions on our blog this week have a charm and character all of their own, and look fantastic in your kitchen all year round. It just so happens that they have a little bit of festive cheer about them too – which is always a nice little bonus, especially in the Christmas season.
So then…ready to find out what they are?
We all love a white Christmas – and nothing embodies that better than a White Sparkle Gloss Laminate Kitchen Worktop. After all, there’s something about pure, white, untouched snow that appeals to the senses; and that goes for an effortlessly white worktop, too! What’s more, the aluminium specks that twinkle from its surface lend it a certain whimsical air, like shining stars in the winter night sky. We like to think it captures a bit of the mystery in Christmas!
The rich warmth of this wood-look worktop fits in nicely with the image of a traditional family Christmas. You know the sort; chestnuts roasting on an open fire, a cosy family living room, and a wreath on the front door. And while the colour and hue of this particular worktop matches the festive spirit, there’s also the fact that it’s rather hardier and more durable than actual solid wood worktops.
As we’ve touched upon in a previous blog, wood worktops can be especially vulnerable to heat and water damage. Now, we’re not saying that laminate worktops love them either, but they can take a bit more punishment before showing signs of wear and tear – making them well-suited to the heavy schedule of big family meals at Christmas!
Fans of the season’s most famous mascot might find themselves quite taken with this jolly Ruby Red kitchen worktop, with its bright, vibrant shade fitting right in with the bolder, more celebratory side of Christmas. Like the White Sparkle Gloss worktop above, it also has an extra touch of character in the twinkling aluminium specks that glitter from its surface. If you feel your kitchen could do with an extra splash of colour, this is the worktop for you!
We know that Christmas can make some kitchens quite tight squeezes, as extended families all gather round to celebrate. That’s why all of our above suggestions have rounded edge profiles rather than ABS – which makes them safer in high-traffic areas. Should anyone catch their elbow (or, if they’re young enough, bump their head), a rounded edge profile should take the brunt off the impact.
If any of these take your fancy, you can see them in the flesh at any one of our showrooms in Blackpool, Wigan or Preston, where any one of our cheerful members of staff will be only too happy to answer any questions or queries you might have.
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