Is White alright in YOUR Kitchen?

Popular white kitchen cabinets gleam with pizzazz, do you agree? If you are considering white to reface your existing kitchen cabinets, or for new cabinetry altogether, you are not alone in your colour choice.

From traditional to contemporary, rustic farmhouse, shaker, or sleek and streamlined transitional looks, a kitchen anchored with versatile white cabinetry brings a crisp, fresh appeal to a range of design styles. Additionally, white enlarges the appearance of a space and helps reflect available light — all a plus in prep areas. Plus, aging eyes will appreciate the extra boost of brightness, especially in a kitchen workspace.

Is White Alright In Your Kitchen
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Countertop Choices for White Kitchen Cabinetry

Deciding on warm or cool tones in your colour palette is an essential first step. However, equally important is the overall look and feel that you want to achieve, as well as the functional preferences of your household, i.e., countertop maintenance, eco-friendly materials, seamless finishes, textural elements, heat and scratch-resistance, etc.

Not surprisingly, budgets play a significant role in the type of countertop a homeowner chooses too. Granite, quartz and laminate are all excellent countertop choices. But, here is a simple style overview of how to choose the best countertop for your white kitchen cabinets:

1. Decide on an overall design theme and choose you design and colour, whether refacing, getting new cabinetry or going custom.

2. Select a countertop colour and thoughtfully complement or contrast your design.

 

White Kitchen Finishes

Then finalise your options, and choose a countertop material based on the performance that best suits your personal use and needs. A mix of countertops is also a sought after design option to consider.

Satin White look is contrasted with the stately grey-black of a Steel Grey granite top. The natural stone’s organic characteristics offer a glistening, fanciful pattern, and random veining to create a sophisticated yet traditional feel.

Compac Kitchen Surfaces

Calacatta by Compac the surface company is an innovative and affordable countertop option noted for its strength and textural interest. Shown here, the high-definition laminate countertop mimics finished wood. Other available finishes include stone, fabric, and more. 

COMPAC, THE SURFACES COMPANY, is the leading company in Spain marketing high quality decorative surfaces. Founded in 1975, we were the first Spanish company specializing in the manufacture and distribution of marble and quartz surface coverings. Today we are a large multinational with 100% Spanish capital that has learned how to grow while preserving our flexibility and independent decision-making spirit.

Eclectic accents contrast the simple and elegant style of this Calcatta.

White Kitchen Finishes

Calacatta Marble is one such marble – a gorgeous, high-end natural stone desirable for its distinctive look and precious rarity for a range of applications. … Distinctive Look: Calacatta Marble is distinctive with its thick, bold veining.

Refaced Satin White shaker style kitchen cabinets enabled this homeowner’s budget to afford granite countertops! This fresh, contemporary kitchen re model features a mixture of granite worktops and beautiful white satin finished carpentry.

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At Chester Swan, our design consultants are ready to assist homeowners, like you, with every step of the kitchen design process— from cabinetry to countertops, backsplashes, tiles, flooring, hardware and a myriad of kitchen accents. And, our experts agree that the sky’s the limit when choosing just the right countertop to complement white kitchen cabinets. Why not see what Chester Swan can do for you call now for our design consultation 01792 544288.

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