Ceramic worktops also know as porcelain worktops has become the latest material of many kitchen worktops. The colours of ceramic slabs are very vabriant with a huge choice in colour range.
There is a well-established demand for Ceramic countertops in the united Kingdom and Europe. This trend is expected to grow more and more as this new material becomes more available in showrooms and fabricators. This make it the number one kitchen worktop in years to come.
Advantages of Ceramic Worktops
This material and the worktops made from it offer benefits for appearance, practical use and durability. Here are the reasons homeowners are choosing Ceramic countertops.
Many colors are available: The worktops need to look good, first and foremost, and these do. Varied pigmentation of the raw materials creates a wide range of vibrant stand out colors with all the popular calacatta grey, industrial concrete and calacatta gold polished looks. Discoloration or color change is not a concern as it is with some other materials. Ceramic worktops offers the most options, slabs in various colors are manufactured as well.
Several finishes are available: Matte and polished surfacing options give you choices for the finished look of your Ceramic worktops. Edges can be mitered in several styles to enhance the appearance.
Ceramic is 30% stronger than granite: This fact raises eyebrows, but it is true! The surface strength of Ceramic is achieved in the firing process, so the worktops resist scratches, cracks, wear and tear.
Durability is outstanding: Due to the high strength of the material, these Ceramic countertops last a long time. While the Ceramic worktop price is slightly higher than some lower end quartz and granites – the investment is balanced by the longevity and colour options
Slabs are lightweight: The most poplaur thicknesses in ceramic worktops in Europe and now in the UK is the 12mm range, these are lightweight and very modern that tie in well with the sleek German kitchens of today. They also 20mm options these are very popular in the UK market, both these options work well with splash backs and upstands
Cleanup is easy: The glaze on the Ceramic produces a waterproof surface that is very easy to clean. Warm-water cleanup or wiping with a damp cloth is all that is usually required to maintain a clean, hygienic surface. Ceramic is heat resistant: The Ceramic countertops are fired at more than 1000 degrees Fahrenheit, so the finished product is perfect for installation where hot pots, pans and plates are in use.
Ceramic Worktops from Stone Synergy
At stone synergy, simply send in the colour and your dimensions and we will happily give you an competitive price. All installations of ceramic worktops are templated and fitted by our fully certified and trained team with many years of experience.
Do you sell directly to the public?
Yes, we supply all kinds of worktops including Ceramic Worktops. By doing so we can ensure you get the best service and price. By cutting out the middleman and passing the savings on to you.
What must I have on site when you arrive to do the templating?
Before the survey you need to ensure all cabinets are level, have sufficient braces and are secure firmly to the wall. Make sure you know the final location of the sinks, hobs, taps and any other fittings required with your Ceramic Worktops and have these available on site. Please ensure after the survey cabinets are not moved as the measurements taken during the survey are crucial for a perfect worktop installation. Any changes after the survey will cause significant delays and incur extra charges.
Can we plaster the walls after you have templated?
No, this needs to be done before the templating. Tiling should be done after the Ceramic Worktops are installed.
How long from the templating will it take to fit my worktops?
We normally deliver and fit Ceramic Worktops within 4-10 working days from the survey.(7 day from sale to fit on certain occasions, call for details)
How accurate is an online quote?
The price calculated using the online guide price, which will only change if and when we come out to template, the measurements and your requirements change from the original quote online.