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Designing Long-Lasting Kitchen You Can Buy Once and Never Have to Replace

The kitchen is the heart of any home. And in many ways it’s true, considering  this is the only room that can never be closed. You can close off other rooms for a few days at a time to rearrange, reorganize or clean, but not the kitchen. It is a fact that the kitchen is constantly being used, cooked and cleaned. You build it once, and if you build it well, it lasts for years!


Read on to learn about the most durable options for kitchen components!


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Kitchen Cabinets Materials 

The store of high-end kitchen cabinets and countertops Novukit recommends choosing solid wood for cabinets, while high-quality environmentally friendly plywood is recommended for boxes.


- Solid Wood

  • Cabinets made of solid natural wood are the gold standard of strength and durability. The material has the following advantages:

  • Is known for its durability and longevity

  • Environmentally friendly and even has natural antibacterial properties, can be a good choice for people with allergies, as it doesn't harbor allergens

  • Kitchens with cabinets made of solid wood always look perfect in the interior and are not subject to the influence of changing fashion

  • Solid wood cabinets are easier to repair compared to other materials.

  • Such cabinets can contribute to the overall value of your home, making it an attractive feature at a real estate market

  • Manufacturers of cabinets usually also make decorative elements in a set


- Plywood

  • Multi-layered construction gives it a lot of strength since it has the stability to withstand heavy loads

  • Can handle regular pressure and load

  • Is resistant to fluctuating or extreme temperatures and humidity and does not warp or chip easily

  • Plywood provides a smooth and consistent surface, which is ideal for applying finishes such as paint


Kitchen Countertop Materials

The main rule when choosing an ideal kitchen table is to look not only at the beauty of the surface.


- Granite Countertop

  • It withstands heat well, you can put a hot pot on it

  • Dense composition is resistant to scratches

  • Stain resistant if properly sealed

  • Available in a wide range of colors with a variety of finishes


- Quartz Countertops

  • Does not require sealant and does not have pores

  • The non-porous surface of quartz prevents the growth of bacteria, making it a hygienic choice for kitchen and bathroom surfaces

  • Practically does not require care, except for wiping. It's a great choice for busy kitchens that get heavy use every day.


Kitchen Faucets

The kitchen faucet turns on and off countless times a day. Brass and stainless steel are ideal choices. It is especially recommended to avoid plastic or PVC.


Kitchen Sinks

Kitchen sinks endure daily splashes of water, impacts from dishes and utensils, abrasive detergents, food particles, and more. It is a necessary place in many homes, serving as a place for washing dishes, rinsing fresh vegetables, draining pasta and more. Choose a durable material for your sink, such as composite granite, fireclay or stainless steel.


When designing or remodeling your kitchen, consider how each element can withstand factors such as moisture, heavy traffic, bumps and scratches, as well as the effects of grease or aggressive cleaning agents. Make a smart choice and you won't regret it!


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