Best Kitchen Worktop: How to Choose the Right Material for Your Kitchen

is the best kitchen worktop quartz and wood?
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The best kitchen worktop is one that will be practical, functional and work with the overall look and theme of your kitchen so it's worth considering what will look good in your kitchen design early on.

As well as the functional aspect, budget will of course come into play when choosing the best kitchen worktop for your space. And with lots of kitchen worktop materials on the market it can be a bit of a minefield picking the right one. Kitchen worktops can be a real focal point, plus you'll be looking at it every day so you'll want to get it right!

Michelle Guy

Michelle was Homebuilding & Renovating magazine's Deputy Editor. With an editorial career spanning more than 18 years, Michelle spent time working on educational magazines and websites until her career took an exciting turn into the world of homes and interiors. Working on sister titles Real Homes and Period Living, she then joined the Homebuilding team in November 2018. 

She’s just completed her second kitchen renovation project and bathroom renovation, armed with an ever-growing knowledge of homebuilding advice and design inspo (and a Pinterest board or two, of course).