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6 Kitchen Countertop Color Styles To Consider

By Brian McMonagle

May 22, 2018


When it comes to countertops colours, there is a wide variety to choose from. This depends mostly on your style or the colours that will compliment your kitchen. You have to be careful not to contrast the colours and the best thing is to get a designer to do this for you. The colours you choose will depends mostly on the colour of your cabinets and floor. There are many materials that are readily available to choose from when it comes to countertops. To achieve the look you want here are some amazing colours to choose from.

Softly veined white or flecked Worktops

This color has a marble look and it is very durable, that is softly veined in white color. The speckles of the granites are white bringing out variance in your kitchen. If it perfectly complements the cabinets especially those made of wood tone. It is the most preferred color by manufacturers who make slab materials. It has a snow look and it sparkles out to bring neutral but contemporary freshness.

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Pure white countertops

 This color is mostly available in manufactured materials such as Caesarstone and Corian. It works well in contemporary spaces to fight the tradition décor rather than when it is used in modern kitchens. It also makes a small space look big and really compliments modern wood cabinets or anything else that has a bold finish.

Wood countertops

A Kitchen that already have wooden cabinets works well if wooden countertops are added to complete the kitchen. With wood there is no time you will get enough of it, by using wood the kitchen feels approachable and intimate. When you are choosing which colours to go with when it comes to wood, stick to warm or cool tones. The ashy grey has been trending recently and it’s a color to look out for.

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Black or Dark coloured Kitchen Worktops

Dark colors go well with dark colors, if your cabinet and floor have weighty finishes that are dark, choose a countertop that is also dark. Dark on dark colors helps light sources which are either added or natural making the kitchen look cozy and sophisticated. Choosing dark grey colors over pure black will also soften the look.

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Midtone or grey colours

Countertops made of this colour bring out soft and friendly environment especially when harmonised with muted tones. You can choose multiple tones to try and compliment the cabinets. It gives out a warm metallic accent that you’ll really enjoy.

Dramatic coloured worktops

Bold colour can be overwhelming to the eye or they can make you gaze with admiration. If your counters have bold colour avoid adding more bold colour in the kitchen. The dramatic colour make the countertop to be the primary statement because of their visual drama. Your kitchen will also look large enough.

Ensure the colours you choose compliment everything in your kitchen. And to make sure that the colours will last, countertops will need low maintenance and keep your kitchen at a high hygienic levels for decades to come come visit us at McMonagles Marble & Granite, Donegal

Brian McMonagle

About the author

Brian took over McMonagle Marble & Granite from his father Cathal in 2009. A family run business McMonagles was originally a fireplace distributer. Brian’s innovative steps has now expanded the company to over 20 employees, International markets and into the leading marble and granite fabricator of the North West of Ireland.

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